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IPL 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad win first title by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a heartbreaking loss against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League final on Sunday night.
The likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Ab de Villiers failed to steer their team to victory in the most important match of the tournament and thus, lost out on the opportunity to lift the title in front of their home crowd at the M Chinnaswamy stadium, which would have been the perfect end to their outstanding campaign this season.
SHANE WATSON'S FAILURE WITH BAT AND BALL RCB all-rounder Shane Watson had a torrid time with the ball first and then failed to live up to the expectations with the bat. Watson conceded 61 runs without taking a wicket in his quota of four overs including 24 runs in the final over of the first innings which completely shifted the momentum in Sunrisers' favour.
RCB BOWLERS FAIL TO STEP UP
Royal Challengers Bangalore have always had world class batsmen in their lineup with the likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Ab de Villiers forming the top three.
MIDDLE ORDER FLOPS FOR RCB
Chasing 209 for victory, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli provided a dream start for Bangalore scoring 114 runs in 10.3 overs. But then Gayle got out on 76 and Kohli followed suit getting castled by Barinder Sran on 54.
VIRAT KOHLI FAILS TO STEER RCB FOR ONE LAST TIME Virat Kohli's mind-boggling season came to an abrupt end when he got out on 54 and for once, the RCB skipper failed to steer his side to victory which was a major factor in his side's loss on Sunday.