Bangalore vs Kolkata: Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers were the heroes of RCB’s victory. Maxwell played an explosive innings of 78 runs in 49 balls. At the same time, AB de Villiers scored an unbeaten 76 in just 34 balls.
Bangalore vs Kolkata: In the 10th match of IPL 2021 played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 38 runs. RCB scored 204 for four wickets in 20 overs in the first play. In response, KKR’s team could score only 166 runs in the scheduled overs. This is Bangalore’s third consecutive win in this season.
Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers were the heroes of RCB’s victory. Maxwell played an explosive innings of 78 runs in 49 balls. At the same time, AB de Villiers scored an unbeaten 76 in just 34 balls.
KKR got a great start
Earlier, after chasing the target of 205 runs from RCB, Kolkata got a big start by Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana. 23 runs were added in 1.5 overs. Gill was dismissed for 21 runs in 9 balls with two fours and two sixes. He was caught out by Kyle Jamieson.
After Gill’s dismissal, Rahul Tripathi started playing his shots openly as soon as he came. He scored 25 runs in 20 balls with the help of five fours. KKR’s score in the power play was 57 runs for two wickets.
After this, Rana was dismissed after scoring 18 runs in 11 balls. He hit two fours and a six. KKR came under pressure with the third wicket falling for 66 runs in the seventh over, and then soon Dinesh Karthik returned to the pavilion after scoring two runs.
After this, Eoin Morgan played 29 off 23 balls, Shakib Al Hasan scored 26 off 25 balls and Andre Russell scored 31 runs in 20 balls. All these failed to score at the required pace and KKR had to suffer the second defeat of this season.
At the same time, Kyle Jamieson took three wickets for 41 runs for RCB. Apart from this, Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel got two successes. At the same time, Washington Sundar took one wicket in his name.
Maxwell and de Villiers played stormy innings
Earlier, Bangalore started to bat first after winning the toss and it was very bad. In the second over, captain Virat Kohli was dismissed by scoring five runs. After this Rajat Patidar returned to the pavilion after scoring one run in the same over. Varun Chakraborty made both of them his victims.
Glenn Maxwell took the front after two wickets for just 9 runs and attacked the KKR bowlers. He shared an 86-run partnership for the third wicket with Devadatta Padikal. The pedal was dismissed after scoring 25 runs in 28 balls. He was caught out by the famous Krishna.
After this, Maxwell and AB de Villiers shared a 53-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Maxwell scored 78 runs in 49 balls. During this time, 9 fours and three sixes came out of his bat. This is Maxwell’s second consecutive half-century in this season.
At the same time, de Villiers played a stormy innings of 76 runs in just 34 balls. He also hit 9 fours and three sixes. At the same time, Kyle Jamieson remained unbeaten after scoring 11 runs in four balls.
For KKR, Varun Chakraborty took two wickets for 39 runs in four overs. Apart from this, the famous Krishna and Pat Cummins got one success each. However, Andre Russell proved to be quite expensive. He conceded 38 runs in just two overs.