IPL 2019: Twitter reactions – Nabi, Bairstow and Warner power SRH to an easy win over RCB

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It was a no-show from Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an IPL match against Bhuvneshwar Kumar-led Sunrisers Hyderabad.


Jonny Bairstow and David Warner slammed quickfire centuries to dent the visitors before the wily off-spinner from Afghanistan, Mohammad Nabi, bowled a dream spell of four for 11 to fashion a thumping 118-run win for the Orange Army at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday.

Chasing a massive total of 232, RCB lost the script very early thanks to Nabi’s variations in pace, flight and spin. The way he outfoxed Shimron Hetmyer to get him stumped by Bairstow and then cleaned up AB de Villiers with a slower one, was a treat to watch.


And, when he finished his impressive spell which included 16 dot balls, Nabi had ruled RCB out of the match at 38 for six in eight overs.

Compounding RCB’s misery was Kohli’s dismissal off seam bowler Sandeep Sharma. The skipper leant into the drive but drilled it straight into the hands of Warner at cover.

This was RCB’s third straight loss and SRH’s second win in three games.


Here’s how Twitter reacted:

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