Royal Challengers Bangalore (Photo Credits: Twitter)
Chennai, April 18: After superb innings by all-rounder Glenn Maxwell (78) and AB de Villiers (76 not out), the bowlers performed well as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 38 runs in the 10th match of the IPL at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here. put. This is Bangalore’s third consecutive win this season and they have not lost a single contest so far. Bangalore, winning the toss in this match, batting first, Maxwell’s 78 off 49 balls with the help of nine fours and three sixes, and De Villiers’s 34 balls with nine fours and three sixes in an unbeaten 76-run stand in 20 overs. Raised the score of 204 runs for four wickets.
Chasing the target, Kolkata’s team could only manage 166 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs. With this, Kolkata faced its second consecutive defeat in this season. For Kolkata, Andre Russell scored the highest 31 runs with the help of three fours and two sixes in 20 balls. For Bangalore, Kyle Jamison took three wickets, while Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel got two wickets each and Washington Sundar took one wicket.
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In Kolkata’s innings, Captain Eoin Morgan scored 29, Rahul Tripathi 25, Shubman Gill 21, Nitish Rana 18, Dinesh Karthik two, Shakib Al Hasan 26 and Pat Cummins scored six while Harbhajan Singh two and Varun Chakraborty two Unbeaten after scoring runs.