IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings match was played in Indian Premier League 2023 on Thursday afternoon. In this match, Bangalore won by performing brilliantly. Due to an injury in this match played in Mohali, Faf du Plessis played as an impact player. Former cricketer Akash Chopra was surprised to see that he played an excellent inning.
Faf du Plessis made a century partnership with Kohli
Faf du Plessis landed as an impact player in the match played against Punjab. He opened the innings with Virat Kohli. Du Plessis scored 84 off 56 balls. He hit 5 fours and 5 sixes. Seeing them, it was not felt that they were injured. He shared a 137-run partnership with Kohli.
Akash Chopra said this About Faf Du Plessis
Reviewing the game in a video shared on his YouTube channel, Chopra pointed out that the ‘Impact Player’ rule helped Royal Challengers Bangalore and Faf du Plessis. He said that “Faf du Plessis played as an impact player. He has a muscle injury in his ribs but the boy is still playing. God only knows how he is playing. Rohit Sharma played that day due to the ‘Impact Player’ rule and Faf played here. Which is really a big blessing that he is at least getting a chance to play.”
Batting first after losing the toss in the match, RCB scored 174 runs losing 4 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Faf du Plessis (84) scored the most runs from the team. At the same time, with a target of 175 runs, the Punjab Kings team could score only 150 runs in 18.2 overs losing all the wickets. Prabhsimran Singh scored the maximum 46 runs from the team. Mohammad Siraj took 4 wickets and Wanindu Hasaranga took 2 wickets from RCB.