There was a time in cricket when there used to be a balance between bowling and batting. Then the T20’s came into the picture and the balance shifted towards the batsman. The pitches were made where batsman could score belter of runs and there was nothing for bowlers in it and especially for spin bowlers. Spin bowlers were hit out of the park every time they tried to flight the bowl and they were seriously scared to bowl within the powerplay. Batsman like Chris Gayle made the merry of spin bowlers in the T20’s.
It has been 10 years since IPL has started and RCB is yet to win an IPL Trophy. It is not that RCB is the only team who has not won the Trophy but the kind of players RCB has, it becomes difficult to admit that they have not crossed the line even once.They have featured 3 times in the IPL final and all the 3 times they have choked in the final as well.
IPL10 started with a Bang for IPL9 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad, in the inaugural match of IPL10, they defeated last time runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore by a healthy margin of 35 runs. Everyone from SRH chipped in with fine performances from bat but the pick of all of them was Yuvraj Singh. He won the man of the match for his match-winning innings in which he scored 62 runs in just 27 balls with the help of four fours and 3 sixes.