RCB vs RR: Virat Kohli and Sanju Samson throughout toss in Match 16 of IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL
Virat Kohli and Sanju Samson shared a hilarious second earlier than Match 16 of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who’re unbeaten this yr, are at present up in opposition to Rajasthan Royals (RR), on the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. The epic second occurred throughout the toss, when RCB captain Virat Kohli did not understand that he received it. After the coin was tossed, Kohli stepped again for Sanju Samson to make the choice. It was solely after a number of seconds, that Kohli realized that he had received the toss, which left Samson and Ian Bishop, who was conducting it, in splits.
“I am not used to successful tosses,” quipped Kohli, earlier than saying that they’d bowl first.
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Presently in second place, a win will likely be sufficient to ship RCB again to pole place within the IPL 2021 factors desk. Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) are at present on prime of the desk, degree on factors with RCB however with a greater web run charge. CSK have additionally performed in 4 matches, in comparison with RCB’s three.
Then again, Rajasthan are seventh within the eight-team desk after three matches. RR will likely be hoping for extra consistency of their ongoing marketing campaign.
Throughout the ongoing match, all eyes will likely be on Glenn Maxwell, who silenced his critics this yr. Identified to be IPL’s perpetual underperformer, the Australian all-rounder has put in match-winning shows for RCB this season.
Presently second within the Orange Cap race, Maxwell has scored 176 runs in three matches, with a excessive rating of 78. The Aussie cricketer hasn’t actually been capable of showcase his talents with the ball as a result of restricted alternatives.