IPL 2021 CSK beat RCB – RCB’s Most Shameful Record: RCB sets very shameful IPL record, Virat Kohli’s team registers 7th consecutive defeat in UAE – In typical Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fashion, Virat Kohli and Co. succumbed to defeat against rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) when the two teams met in Sharjah on Friday. Put into bat, RCB had a good start from their openers only to see their innings tail off, setting CSK a 156 run chase, with MS Dhoni and Co. duly chased down to go top of the table. The loss continued RCB’s wretched run in the UAE, and the three-time finalists have now lost their last seven games in the Gulf nation.
As our Skipper said, 15-20 runs more and it could’ve been a different story.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 24, 2021
IPL 2021: RCB sets very shameful IPL record, Virat Kohli’s team registers 7th consecutive defeat in UAE
IPL 2021 CSK beat RCB – RCB’s Most Shameful Record: IPL 2021’s return to the UAE does not bode well for Virat Kohli and RCB, as the franchise continues to struggle in foreign conditions. After a good Phase 1, RCB are in danger of undoing their good work, having suffered back to back defeats to cut down their advantage over fellow playoff contenders. The losses against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and CSK have now made it seven games without a win in the UAE for Virat Kohli and Co., with five coming in the previous edition of the tournament.
|Date||Match||Margin of Defeat||Venue|
|25th Oct 2020||RCB vs CSK||Loss by 8 wickets||Dubai|
|29th Oct 2020||MI vs RCB||Loss by 5 wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|1st Nov 2020||RCB vs SRH||Loss by 5 wickets||Sharjah|
|3rd Nov 2020||DC vs RCB||Loss by 6 wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|7th Nov 2020||RCB vs SRH||Loss by 6 wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|21st Sept 2021||KKR vs RCB||Loss by 9 wickets||Abu Dhabi|
|24th Sept 2021||CSK vs RCB||Loss by 6 wickets||Sharjah|
Royal Challengers Bangalore got off to a fine start on Friday as openers Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli scored half-centuries in their 111-run partnership. However, following their dismissal, Shardul Thakur and Dwayne Bravo tightened things up as the pitch slowed down considerably, to restrict RCB to just 156 in their 20 overs, with Virat Kohli and Co. managing just 45 runs in their last six overs.
IPL 2021 CSK beat RCB – RCB’s Most Shameful Record: In response, CSK openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis went hard at the new ball and stitched a vital partnership with their respective 30s. Cameos from Moeen Ali, Ambati, Rayudu and Suresh Raina saw them over the line, while captain MS Dhoni also chipped in with a couple of boundaries in the end.