IPL 2019: RCB ends season with a consolation win over SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad, which needed a win to seal its place in the playoff, can only qualify if Kolkata Knight Riders loses the final league match to Mumbai Indians on Sunday.

Credit where it's due
RCB Skipper Virat Kohli acknowledges the groundsman after team's victory during the match between Royal Challengers BangalorE and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday. (PTI) Photo: PTI
Kane Williamson
Sunrisers Hyderabad's captain Kane Williamson made amends for his poor run this season with a responsible innings of 70 off 43 balls. (AP) Photo: AP
Kohli and Umesh
In the penultimate delivery of the SRH innings, RCB skipper Virat Kohli and paceman Umesh Yadav were upset with umpire Nigel Llong, who felt the bowler’s back leg landed on the crease. The umpire had ruled a no-ball and given SRH a free hit. (PTI) Photo: PTI
Virat Kohli
SRH's Khaleel Ahmed bowled a short wide ball that deserved to be smacked. RCB's Virat Kohli wanted to go after it but only managed an edge and Wriddhiman Saha made no mistake behind the stumps. (PTI) Photo: PTI
Gurkeerat Mann and Shimron Hetmyer
RCB batsmen Shimron Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann put on a 144-run fourth wicket partnership to steady the Challengers in their run chase against Sunrisers Hyderabad. (PTI) Photo: PTI
Virat Kohli
"We are so grateful to have fans like you all. I can feel your pain. I am emotionally attached to this team like all of you. And next year we will definitely improve our performance. Thanks again for coming out in huge numbers," said Kohli after RCB's win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images