KS Bharat and Glenn Maxwell stitched a stand of 69 runs for the third wicket. The duo smashed boundaries whereas rotating the strike, which saved the asking charge below examine. Bharat was extra spectacular of the 2, slog-sweeping Chris Morris for a giant six earlier than enjoying a delicate reverse sweep off Rahul Tewatia.
“Good to have the ability to have a bunch of fellows doing various things, as a substitute of aligning with only one explicit participant. KS Bharat is a real top-class batter, will not name him batting at No. 3 as an experiment. It is working superbly for us in the mean time,” Maxwell mentioned after the match.
“We performed very well, they acquired off to a flier however to carry it again within the final 10 was excellent. I felt good from the second I got here right here, acquired into a pleasant routine at coaching, it is clicking for me properly as nicely,” he added.
Rahman broke the partnership within the sixteenth over as Bharat pulled to superb leg. After Bharat’s dismissal, Maxwell whipped Morris for a six over mid-wicket adopted by three fours, the final of which introduced up his fifty in 30 balls. AB de Villiers completed off the chase with a sweep by sq. leg off Parag to seal a straightforward win.
Chasing a modest rating of 150, Bangalore hunted down the goal with 17 balls to spare. The win now strengthens Bangalore’s possibilities of making it to the playoffs.