Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Devdutt Padikkal scored his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) century to assist chase down 178 with greater than three overs to go towards Rajasthan Royals (RR). Padikkal performed a blinder of a knock, scoring 101 off 52 deliveries. This was the quickest century within the IPL by an uncapped participant. Padikkal and captain Virat Kohli, who remained unbeaten as RCB registered a 10-wicket victory, additionally registered the best opening partnership within the historical past of the match.
The left-hander had a sluggish begin to the match after lacking the primary recreation having simply recovered from COVID-19 days earlier than. However he rocketed again to type together with his gorgeous show which noticed him dominate the Rajasthan bowlers.
His excellent knock set Twitter abuzz.
“Devdutt Padikkal has performed a supremely masterful innings. The sheer energy and dominance of his stroke-play was one thing to behold. And, he enjoys batting together with his captain Virat Kohli. Properly performed,” wrote former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop.
“Unbelievable innings from younger Padikkal. And this yr @RCBTweets are in ominous type, which is nice to see. Kohli and Padikkal made it look very straightforward,” Virender Sehwag tweeted.
“That was some hammering,” wrote former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad.
Devdutt Padikkal has performed a supremely masterful innings. The sheer energy and dominance of his stroke-play was one thing to behold. And, he enjoys batting together with his captain Virat Kohli. Properly performed @RCBTweets
– Ian bishop (@irbishi) April 22, 2021
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 22, 2021
– Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) April 22, 2021
The win means RCB are the one workforce to remain unbeaten after 4 video games performed. They lead the desk, with a two-point benefit over Chennai Tremendous Kings and Delhi Capitals. They are going to be up towards second-placed CSK of their subsequent recreation on Sunday.