Padikkal Steals Thunder From Virat Kohli In 10-Wicket Victory For RCB
Millennium Post Delhi|April 23, 2021
RCB never looked in any tearing hurry and yet the target was achieved in only 16.3 overs with all 10 wickets intact against Rajasthan Royals

MUMBAI: Devdutt Padikkal managed to overshadow none other than the great Virat Kohli with an elegant hundred in Royal Challengers Bangalore's successful 178-run chase against Rajasthan Royals, in a virtual cakewalk of an IPL contest here on Thursday.

It hardly happens that someone as brilliant as Kohli, plays a second fiddle, allowing the talented left-hander use his sinewy wrists to caress the balls to all parts of the ground during a mind-blowing maiden IPL century -- an unbeaten 101 off 52 balls.

RCB never looked in any tearing hurry and yet the target was achieved in only 16.3 overs with all 10 wickets intact.

Kohli went on the offensive once Padikkal had ensured victory as his contribution was 72 not out off47 balls in their unbroken opening stand of 181.

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