Twitter reactions: Jos Buttler’s hundred outshines Virat Kohli’s ton as RR beat RCB in Jaipur | IPL 2024

Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) clashed in a thrilling game when the two sides took on each other in Match 19 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. The contest saw twin centuries from Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler with the latter ended up being on the winning side as the Royals won the contest by 6 wickets.

Virat Kohli drives RCB to a competitive total

The Royal Challengers Bengaluru, led by an outstanding performance from their former skipper, Kohli, set a challenging target of 183/3 in their allotted 20 overs. Kohli’s majestic knock of 113 runs off just 72 deliveries, embellished with 12 boundaries and 4 towering sixes, laid the foundation for RCB’s formidable total. Captain Faf du Plessis supported with a solid 44 off 33 balls.

Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson guides RR over the finish line

In response, the Rajasthan Royals displayed remarkable resilience and determination as they chased down the target with five balls to spare, securing victory by 6 wickets. Buttler emerged as the hero for the Royals, showcasing his batting prowess with a scintillating century.

Buttler’s blistering 100 off 58 balls, comprising 9 fours and 4 sixes, provided the impetus for Rajasthan’s successful run chase. Captain Sanju Samson played a crucial supporting role, crafting a fluent 69 off 42 deliveries. Despite losing early wickets, the Royals held their nerve, thanks to Buttler and Samson’s stellar partnership.

In the bowling department, Yuzvendra Chahal stood out for Rajasthan Royals, claiming 2 crucial wickets and conceding 34 runs in his spell. Meanwhile, Reece Topley and Yash Dayal showcased their skills for the Challengers, picking up vital wickets but ultimately falling short of defending their total.

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