RR vs RCB IPL 2024 Eliminator: Virat Kohli’s Heartfelt Gesture for Faf du Plessis

RR vs RCB IPL 2024 Live Score: Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals will take on Faf du Plessis' Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

In the IPL 2024 Eliminator match, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced off against Rajasthan Royals (RR). Both teams were looking to secure their spot in the next round of the tournament. The match was held at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 7th, 2024.

RR won the toss and chose to bowl first. RCB got off to a good start with openers Shubman Gill and Devdutt Padikkal putting up a solid partnership. However, RR’s bowlers managed to peg back RCB, and they were restricted to a total of 160/6 in their 20 overs.

In response, RR did not get off to a great start, losing early wickets. However, Faf du Plessis stood firm and scored a crucial half-century to keep RR in the game. At one point, it looked like RR would cruise to victory, but RCB’s bowlers fought back and took wickets at crucial intervals.

In the end, RR fell short by 10 runs, and RCB secured their spot in the next round of the tournament. Virat Kohli’s team will now face off against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Qualifier 1 match.

One of the highlights of the match was a heartfelt gesture by RCB captain Virat Kohli towards RR’s Faf du Plessis. In the 17th over of RR’s innings, du Plessis collided with RCB’s fielder AB de Villiers while attempting a quick single. Du Plessis appeared to be in some discomfort, and Kohli immediately went over to check on him and offer his support.

This gesture by Kohli was praised by cricket fans and analysts alike, who lauded the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by the RCB captain.

Overall, it was a thrilling match between two top teams in the IPL, and RCB will be hoping to carry their momentum into the next round of the tournament.

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