RCB vs KKR: WATCH - Jason Roy Goes All Guns Blazing Against Shahbaz Ahmed With 4 Maximums In An Over

Published - 26 Apr 2023, 11:09 PM

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Jason Roy [PC: BCCI]

The ongoing match in the Indian Premier League 2023 between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders has seen the visitors establish a good platform in the game thanks to a scintillating start from opener Jason Roy.

Batting first Jason Roy decided to take on RCB’s bowling attack from the early get-go as the Englishman slapped an unbeaten 48-run knock within the power play with 24 of those coming off Shahbaz Ahmed who came in to bowl the final over of the power play.

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Jason Roy who was looking in good touch did not spare any loose delivery from Ahmed as he slapped the bowler for three consecutive maximums in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th deliveries. While Ahmed managed to keep the batter silent on the 5th delivery, Roy was not done as he finished off the power play with another maximum, taking Kolkata’s total to 66 during the power plays.

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Jason Roy Hammers Shahbaz Ahmed Into the Stands

The onslaught from Jason Roy continued throughout the power play as he continued to find the boundary at regular intervals. He was well-supported by his opening partner, Narayan Jagadeesan, who was playing the anchor’s role to perfection.

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Jason Roy, on the other hand, was in a mood to dominate the RCB bowlers and he did just that with his aggressive strokeplay. He took a particular liking to the spinners and dispatched them with ease to all parts of the ground. His innings was a mix of brute force and elegance as he played some delightful shots through the covers and also pulled and cut with authority.

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Luckily for RCB, Vijay Kumar Vyshak managed to provide his team with the breakthrough as he cleaned up Jason Roy at the score of 56 off just 29 deliveries in an inning that was made up of 5 sixes and 4 fours.

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As of writing despite losing some early wickets in the game, Kolkata Knight Riders have managed to bring their innings back on track with the team registering 150 runs in 16 overs at the loss of 2 wickets.

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RCB vs KKR: WATCH – Jason Roy Goes All Guns Blazing Against Shahbaz Ahmed With 4 Maximums In An Over

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