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Entry of number 18 again in RCB vs CSK match, game stopped after eighteen balls

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. In the RCB vs CSK IPL match on Saturday, the match was stopped after 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.

In the year 2013, in the match against CSK played on May 18, Virat Kohli had played an unbeaten inning of 56 runs on 29 balls, while in 2015, while playing for RCB (RCB vs CSK) against CSK in Ranchi, 27 runs were 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 caused disturbance 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. RCB had scored 31 runs without any loss in 3 overs before rain interrupted. 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 does not take place due to rain then CSK will qualify for the playoffs. As far as the host team is concerned, to better CSK’s net run rate and reach the playoffs, they will have to win the match by 18 runs.

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

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