‘They saved RCB below stress’ – Sachin Tendulkar lauds RR after Qualifier 2 triumph

Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

India legend Sachin Tendulkar heaped excessive praises for Rajasthan Royals bowlers as they restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore below a below-par rating in Qualifier 2 on Friday (27 Might 2022). Each Prasidh Krishna and Obed McCoy put up an amazing present as RCB solely managed to attain 157 runs on this high-voltage encounter. In reply, RR chased it down simply in 18.1 overs, due to Jos Buttler’s good 106* off 60.

Krishna and McCoy received three wickets every within the match they usually by no means allowed the stress to ease on the RCB batters. Tendulkar mentioned that RR bowlers by no means allowed RCB batters to play their photographs freely in your complete match.

“Together with Prasidh, McCoy was the important thing bowler. Each saved Bangalore below stress. Prasidh dismissed Karthik, who had been batting very nicely down the order with a great strike fee and adopted it up with a superb supply to Hasaranga. 157 wasn’t a great whole in any respect on this floor,” Tendulkar mentioned whereas talking concerning the match on his YouTube channel.

‘That was a incredible supply’ – Sachin Tendulkar on Prasidh Krishna’s dismissal of Virat Kohli

He additionally mentioned that Prasidh Krishna moved the ball in each methods to unsettle the RCB opener. “When the ball is transferring just one approach, it’s simple to depart deliveries. Nonetheless, one of many balls got here again in and hit Virat on the thigh. Batters then assume, ‘I can’t depart balls’. Prasidh’s follow-up supply (wicket ball) was superb. Virat was overwhelmed by the bounce. and the ball moved away off the wicket. That was a incredible supply,” he added.

Talking concerning the match, Tendulkar praised RCB’s Rajat Patidar’s stroke-playing skills and composure within the center. “The place there’s tempo and bounce on the wicket, it’s not simple for batters to regulate, however Patidar did fairly nicely. The 2 cowl drives he hit off Prasidh, his place was glorious. I favored his calm and managed strategy throughout his innings.”

Patidar was the star of the present as soon as once more (58 runs off 42 balls) for RCB however nonetheless, RR managed to limit them to a below-par rating. Rajasthan will likely be towards Gujarat Titans (GT) on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday (29 Might 2022) within the closing.