Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday.
After SRH won the toss and opted to field first, Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch provided a brilliant start before the debutant got dismissed for 56 at 90/1. Finch, Virat Kohli departed soon after, but AB de Villiers (51) guided the Bangalore-based team to a fighting total of 163/5.
In the chase, Jonny Bairstow’s 43-ball 61 proved to be futile as SRH suffered a mid-order collapse from 121/2 to 153-all out. Yuzvendra Chahal (3/18), Shivam Dube (2/15), and Navdeep Saini (2/25) shined with the ball for RCB.