No. 18 again entered the RCB vs CSK match, play stopped after 18 balls

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. Star batsman Virat Kohli and his IPL franchise RCB have a special relationship with number 18. Kohli has played many excellent innings on this day. On Saturday, in the RCB vs CSK IPL match, the match was stopped after only 18 balls. When the game was interrupted due to rain, that too after eighteen balls. Before this, RCB had played four matches on May 18 and won all of them. During this period, Virat has been chosen Player of the Match in 3 matches.

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In the year 2013, in the match played against CSK on May 18, Virat Kohli played an unbeaten inning of 56 runs on 29 balls, whereas in 2015, while playing for RCB (RCB vs CSK), he scored 27 runs against CSK in Ranchi. Runs scored on 29 balls. On the same day in 2016, he scored 113 runs in 50 balls against Punjab Kings, whereas in 2023 i.e. last year, he scored 100 runs in 63 balls against Hyderabad.

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Rain interrupted after 3 overs
When rain disrupted the RCB vs CSK match, Virat Kohli was playing on 19 and Faf du Plessis was playing on 12 runs. CSK captain Ruturaj Gaikwad won the toss and decided to bowl first at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Before the rain interruption, RCB had scored 31 runs in 3 overs without any loss. The weather department had predicted heavy rain in Bengaluru. This match is important for both the teams because it will decide the final place in the playoffs. If the match is not played due to rain then CSK will qualify for the playoffs. As far as the host team is concerned, to improve CSK's net run rate and reach the playoffs, it will have to win this match by 18 runs.

Kohli's jersey number is also 18
The jersey number of the batsman who scored the most runs in IPL history is 18. Kohli is just a few steps away from 8000 runs in IPL. Kohli is at number one in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs in the current season. Earlier, RCB had defeated CSK thrice by 18 plus runs, in which Kohli was named player of the match twice.

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