Virat Kohli Golden Duck: Former RCB captain Virat Kohli is currently battling poor form. He returned to the pavilion against Lucknow Super Giants after getting out on the first ball of the innings. Chamira trapped him in the off-side and Kohli became the victim of a golden duck for the first time since 2017. Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has shared a meme in his own style on the bad luck of Virat Kohli.
Sharing this meme, Jaffer wrote “Virat Kohli’s luck these days”
Talking about the competition, RCB, batting first, has set a target of 182 runs for victory in front of Lucknow on the basis of 96 runs by captain Faf du Plessis. Chamira and Holder took 2-2 wickets for Lucknow. RCB didn’t have a good start. In the powerplay, the team lost three wickets in the form of Anuj Rawat (4), Virat Kohli (0) and Glenn Maxwell (23). Virat Kohli got out on a golden duck.
After this Prabhudesai supported captain du Plessis for some time but he too returned to the pavilion after scoring 10 runs. After losing the fourth wicket at 62, it seemed that RCB would not even reach 150, but till Shahbaz (26) put up a 70-run partnership for the fifth wicket with du Plessis, the team got the team out of trouble.
Du Plessis was dismissed after playing an innings of 96 runs in the last over with the help of 11 fours and two sixes. His innings is not less than a century. In the end, Karthik scored 13 runs in 8 balls.