The bowlers of Royal Challengers Bangalore were impressive and restricted Rising Pune Super Giants to 161 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Bangalore scored just 134 runs in 20 overs. Pune Supergiants won the match by 27 runs. Ben Stokes was announced Man of the Match.
None of the Bangalore batsmen could be successful in playing big shots. Virat Kohli 28 and AB de Villiers contributed 29 runs. Ben Stokes and Shardul Thakur took 3-3 wickets for Pune. Apart from this, Jaidev Unadkat 2 and Imran Tahir got 1 success.
Talking to bowlers, Adam Milen took 2 wickets for 27 runs in 4 overs for RCB. In addition, Srinath Arvind gave 29 runs in his four overs and made 2 wickets in his account. Watson gave 44 runs and took 1 wicket. Apart from this, Samuel Badri and Pawan Negi also got 1-1 success.
Prior to batting first, Rahul Tripathi for Pune scored 31 runs in 23 balls with 3 fours and 1 six. Ajinkya Rahane also contributed 30 runs off 25 balls. In addition, Steve Smith contributed 27, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 28 and Manoj Tiwary 28 contributed runs. Ben Stokes and Dan Christian failed miserably.