May 20, 2015 | Cricket
Royal Challengers Bangalore have sent the Rajasthan Royals out of the Indian Premier League, beating them by 71 runs in the eliminator match. RCB hit 180/4 from 20 overs, with a convincing 3rd-wicket stand of 113 between player of the match AB de Villiers 66 and Mandeep Singh 54 not out. Rajasthan bowler Dhawal Kulkarni took 2/28 from 4 overs. Rajasthan’s batsmen collapsed quickly in their score of 109 all out; Ajinkya Rahane scored 42. RCB’s bowling attack confirmed the victory: Sreenath Aravind 2/20 from 4, Harshal Patel 2/15 from 3, David Wiese 2/32 from 4. Bangalore will now clash with the Chennai Super Kings in Friday’s qualifier before the final on Sunday.
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