Aaron Finch of Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 14 off 11 balls against Rajasthan Royals. He has scored 205 runs in 9 matches of IPL played this season.
- The event was the last over of the match, then RCB needed 10 runs to win.
- Joffra Archer could not prevent RCB de Villiers from winning runs in the last over
Australian batsman Aaron Finch has been accused of smoking cigarettes in the dressing room during an IPL match. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned intoxication at any of its events. On Saturday, the first match under the double header was between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. In this match played in Dubai, Bangalore, led by Virat Kohli, defeated Rajasthan by 7 wickets.
The match remained exciting until the last ball. Bengaluru needed 10 runs in the final over to chase Rajasthan’s 178-run target. During this time, the camera went towards the dressing room to show the tension of the Bangalore players, while smoke was coming out of Finch’s mouth. Team captain Kohli was also standing nearby. It is believed that Finch was smoking e cigarettes.
De Villiers scored 55 runs
AB de Villiers made his team win the match by hitting a six. He was also voted Man of the Match. De Villiers scored 55 runs off 22 balls. Whereas in 64 T20s, he has scored 2114 runs at an average of 38.44.
Finch has scored 1508 runs in 84 matches of IPL.
Aaron Finch has scored 205 runs in 9 matches played so far. In 84 matches played in the IPL, Finch has scored 1508 runs at an average of 25.09. At the same time, for Australia, he has scored 4983 runs in 129 ODIs at an average of 40.84.