The thrilling match was played on Friday in IPL-12 between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). In the match played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata, the RCB beat the KKR by 10 runs.
With this win, Bangalore has alive its hopes of reaching the playoff. Earlier batting first, the RCB presented a strong challenge of 213 runs on the hit of captain Virat Kohli’s century. In response, KKR could make 203 runs for 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In the last over, KKR was required 24 runs to win but the team managed only 13 runs.
Nitish Rana (unbeaten 85) scored the highest run for the KKRR. He established 9 fours and 5 sixes in his innings of 46 balls. In addition, Andre Russel played a 66-run innings with 2 fours and 9 sixes in 25 balls. In addition, none of the batsmen could play big innings. For RCB, Dale Steyn has two, Navdeep Saini and Marcus Stoneynas each for one wicket.
Kohli hit his 5th century in the 12th season
Earlier, RCB scored 213 runs by losing 4 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Virat Kohli (100) scored the highest runs for RCB. He hit nine fours and four sixes in his 58-ball knock. Kohli is the fifth in this IPL and the first century of this season. Earlier, he had scored four centuries in the 9th season.
Kuldeep Made the weirdest record
Kuldeep loses 59 runs in his four overs, Virat and Moeen Ali fired him fiercely. The RCB batsmen carried Kuldeep’s ball 10 times across the boundary. That included five fours and five sixes. Thus, Kuldeep gave the 50 runs just in the boundary. With such bowling, Kuldeep has recorded his most shameful record in the name of IPL as a spinner.