Royal Challengers Bangalore’s emphatic 10-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals on Thursday was made all of the extra pleasurable by Yuzvendra Chahal, who led the post-match banter within the dressing room. One in every of Chahal’s grouses was Glenn Maxwell “making a easy catch look laborious” throughout the match and getting a telephone as a reward for it. “I took two catches, made tough catches look simple. That man within the nook (pointing to Maxwell) made a easy catch look laborious,” mentioned Chahal, to which Shahbaz Ahmed added, “Only for a telephone.” The frustration was obvious.
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“Yuzi bhai makes a tough catch simple as a result of he performs for the crew. And some folks make a straightforward catch tough only for a telephone,” Shahbaz chipped in.
Chahal took his grievance to Mike Hesson, RCB director of cricket. “I took two catches,” mentioned Chahal. Maxi took just one catch,” Chahal complained, earlier than making an attempt to recreate how Maxwell took the catch diving in entrance and on to the bottom.
“Only for the telephone,” Chahal added. Hesson mentioned, “Very Good”, solely to elicit a agency “no” from Chahal.
Maxwell, to not miss out on any type of banter, had just a few gems in retailer as a reply.
Amid accusations of “TV diving” relating to his catch, Maxwell mentioned, “The truth that you took one catch is a miracle sufficient. However two in a sport – the batters are foolish sufficient to hit it to you twice.”
The banter adopted what was a complete efficiency by RCB as they chased down 178 in simply 16.3 overs.
Opening batsman Devdutt Padikkal hit his maiden IPL century and remained unbeaten on 101 off 52 balls. Captain Virat Kohli made 72 not out off 47 balls.