graphs view more view less commentary IPL 2019: Virat Kohli mocks R Ashwin over Mankading in explosive send-offR Ashwin played down the on-field outbursts after Kings XI Punjab’s 17-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore, saying both Virat Kohli and himself play with a lot of passion. The two captains came up with over-the-top celebrations during the crunch contest in Bengaluru on Wednesday No data available! scorecard advertisement India Today Web Desk BengaluruApril 25, 2019UPDATED: April 25, 2019 18:55 IST IPL 2019: Virat Kohli failed with the bat but marshalled his troops well in RCB’s win over KXIP on Wednesday ( Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSR Ashwin came up with an over-the-top celebration after Virat Kohli’s dismissalVirat Kohli returned the favour when R Ashwin got out in the final over of KXIP’s unsuccessful chaseKXIP lost their IPL 2019 encounter to RCB by 17 runs on WednesdayVirat Kohli was charged up during Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 17-run win over Kings XI Punjab in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday.The must-win contest for RCB was a tense affair as Kings XI Punjab, it seemed, were keen on returning home with two points in the bag. KXIP skipper R Ashwin was as fiery as his RCB counterpart as the off-spinner came up with quite a few over-the-top celebrations during RCB’s innings.Ashwin cut a disappointed figure when Kings XI pacer Hardus Viljoen dropped a sitter to hand Virat Kohli an early reprieve after RCB were sent into bat. However, after Mohammed Shami got the big fish for just 13, Ashwin was pumped up as he celebrated Kohli’s wicket with a lot of aggression.No prizes for guessing. Kohli returned the favour during Kings XI Punjab’s tense chase. KXIP were cruising towards the 203-run target, thanks to power-hitting from Nicholas Pooran and David Miller. However, Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini swung the momentum back in RCB’s favour with two brilliant overs at the death.KXIP managed just 9 runs in the 18th and 19th over and lost well-set Pooran and Miller. With 27 needing in the final over, skipper R Ashwin walked into the middle.Ashwin began the 20th over on a high by sending Umesh Yadav’s delivery into the stands but when he tried to clear the boundary in the second ball, he was caught at long on by Kohli.Kohli did not think twice before giving Ashwin a fiery expletive-laden send-off to Ashwin. He also mocked Ashwin’s Makading act with gestures. A miffed R Ashwin then threw his gloves at the KXIP dugout after failing to take his team closer to the total.advertisementSpeaking after the match, Ashwin played down the percieved tensions between Kohli and himself, saying: “I just played with passion, so does he. That’s it.”Umesh picked up two more wickets in the final over and just conceded 9 as RCB clinched a 17-run win and got out of the 8th spot on IPL 2019 points table for the first time this season.With 8 points from 11 matches, RCB are still in the race for playoffs. The Bengaluru-based team need to win all their remaining matches to keep their chances alive.Also Read | Watch: Royal Challengers Bangalore euphoric after 3rd straight win in IPL 2019Also Read | Virat Kohli elated after RCB win again: Losing six in a row really hurt usAlso Read | We are turning things around, doing good as a team, says AB de VilliersAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow R AshwinFollow Kings XI PunjabFollow Royal Challengers BangaloreFollow IPL 2019
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