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RCB vs LSG : Lucknow Gadi Susat, RCB Bhuispat; Bangalore failed again at home leader

Bangalore; News Agency: Royal Challengers Bangalore have suffered their second consecutive defeat at their home ground. Lucknow Super Giants defeated RCB by 28 runs in Tuesday's match. Batting first, Lucknow scored 181 for 5 and then restricted RCB to 153 runs. This is Lucknow's second win in three matches, while RCB's third loss in four matches. Newcomer speed star Mayank Yadav's brilliance was also seen in this match. He took 3 wickets for 14 runs. (RCB vs LSG)

Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis gave RCB an aggressive start as they chased down Lucknow's challenge at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Both added 40 runs in 4 overs; But then impact player Maniraman Siddharth gave RCB the first blow by dismissing Virat Kohli.

After Virat Kohli's dismissal, Bangalore suffered two more major setbacks. Fast bowler Mayank Yadav sent Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell to the pavilion in the last over of the power play i.e. the sixth over. After eight overs, Bangalore scored 59 runs for four wickets. Mayank Yadav clean bowled Cameron Green. Mayank wreaked havoc with his fast bowling for the second match in a row. (RCB vs LSG)

Royal Challengers Bangalore were bowled out for 103 runs in the sixth. Rajat Patidar was caught by Mayank off Devdutt Padikkal. Rajat scored 29 runs. As long as Dinesh Karthik and Mahipal Lomror were both at the crease, RCB had hopes of victory; But Karthik was dismissed on Navin Ulhak's short ball, while Pooran took a superb catch from Lomror. RCB's innings ended in 19.4 overs. Mayank took three wickets giving 14 runs in four overs.

Earlier, RCB captain Faf du Plessin won the toss and elected to bowl first. Quinton and Lokesh Rahul opened with 53 runs. Glenn Maxwell sent Lokesh back for 20 runs as he broke the partnership. Quinton crossed the 3,000-run mark in the IPL and A. B. He became the third South African to cross the milestone after de Villiers and Faf du Plessis. Quinton was well supported by Marcus Stoinis and the duo completed a half-century partnership in 27 balls.

Maxwell catches Stoinis (24) while maxing the spin again. Maxwell bowled a spell of 4-0-23-2. After this wicket, Lucknow's run rate slowed down a bit. In the 17th over, Topli gave RCB a big breakthrough. Quinton returned to 81 off 56 balls with 8 fours and 5 sixes. Yash Dayal also kept the Lucknow batsmen in check with slow balls.

In the 19th over, Nicholas Pooran hit three consecutive sixes to get Lucknow back on track. Nicholas smashed an unbeaten 40 off 21 balls with 1 four and 5 sixes to guide Lucknow to 181 for 5.

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