In a thrilling encounter in the IPL 2024, Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) showcased their dominance as they crushed Gujarat Titans (GT) by 9 wickets at the Motera Stadium. The match witnessed a remarkable performance by RCB’s Will Jacks, who smashed a century in just 41 balls, with a striking strike rate of 243.

Explosive Start by Gujarat Titans

Despite a shaky start, Gujarat Titans managed to post a competitive total of 200/3 in their allotted 20 overs. After losing three quick wickets, Sai Sudharsan and M Shahrukh Khan led a ferocious assault on RCB’s bowlers, scoring blistering half-centuries. However, RCB’s bowlers, including Swapnil Singh, Mohammed Siraj, and Glenn Maxwell, struggled to contain the onslaught, managing to take only one wicket each.

RCB’s Rampant Chase

In response to GT’s formidable total, RCB’s chase got off to a flying start, with Faf Du Plessis and Virat Kohli launching an aggressive assault on GT’s bowling attack. Despite Du Plessis’s early departure, Kohli continued his onslaught, supported by Will Jacks. The duo’s partnership of 150 runs set the tone for RCB’s chase, with Kohli reaching a milestone of 500 runs in IPL 2024 alongside his 54th half-century.

Jacks’ Thunderous Century

The highlight of the match was Will Jacks’ explosive century, which he achieved in just 41 balls, making it the 5th fastest century in IPL history. Jacks’ incredible innings, coupled with Kohli’s stellar performance, propelled RCB towards victory. Mohit Sharma bore the brunt of RCB’s onslaught, conceding 41 runs in a single over, as RCB secured a comfortable win with 24 balls to spare.

Post-Match Analysis

Despite RCB’s emphatic victory, their inconsistent performance in the season has left them at the 10th position in the points table. On the other hand, Gujarat Titans, despite their valiant effort, find themselves at the 7th position due to their inconsistent run in the tournament.

Key Moments in the Match

Expensive Over by Mohit Sharma: Mohit Sharma faced the wrath of Will Jacks, conceding three sixes and two boundaries in a single over, as RCB’s chase gained momentum.

Kohli and Jacks Partnership: Virat Kohli and Will Jacks’ partnership of 150 runs laid the foundation for RCB’s dominant chase, with both players showcasing their batting prowess.

Kohli’s Milestone: Kohli’s milestone of completing 500 runs in IPL 2024, accompanied by his 54th half-century, further solidified RCB’s position in the match.


In conclusion, RCB’s commanding victory over Gujarat Titans reflects their resilience and determination in the IPL 2024. With standout performances from players like Kohli and Jacks, RCB’s quest for success in the tournament continues, while Gujarat Titans will look to bounce back stronger in their upcoming matches.

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