RCB Vs RR: After defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson made a big disclosure and said that it is a great win seeing as it started. He called this player the hero of the match.
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson credited Riyan Parag for his 29-run win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Tuesday, saying the team got off to a good start. Seeing him is a wonderful victory.
Riyan Parag is the real hero of the match
Rajasthan recovered from a poor start at 144 for eight with Riyan Parag's unbeaten 56 and then bowled out RCB for 115 in 19.3 overs, pacer Kuldeep Sen scored four for 20 and veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. took three wickets for 17 runs.
Sanju Samson said after the match, 'It is a really great win looking at the start, after fifteen overs the situation was not looking good but full credit goes to Riyan Parag. We kept supporting him and he showed the world what an explosive batsman he is.
Faf du Plessis admits his lack
Apart from poor fielding, RCB captain Faf du Plessis attributed the defeat to the failure of the top-order batsmen. Du Plessis said, 'We have to find some solution soon regarding the top order. One of the top four batsmen has to play and we are not able to do that consistently. We changed the batting order today. Apart from this, we will bear the brunt of dropping the catch.
He said about Virat Kohli's poor form, 'Great players have been going through such phases. We don't want him to sit outside and think about the game. It is a game of confidence.