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Royal Challengers take down Knight Riders thanks to Kohli ton in IPL classic

Dale Steyn 2-40 on his comeback for RCB

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Eden Gardens, Kolkata today in their IPL encounter  today, which turned out to be a nailing biting classic.

Match Summary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 213 - 4 (Virat Kohli 100, Moeen Ali 66; Andre Russell 1-17)

Kolkata Knight Riders 203 - 5 (Nitish Rana 85*,  Andre Russell 65; Dale Steyn 2-40)

Result - Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 10 runs


Tournament Stats and Points Table

Batting first, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored an impressive 213 - 4 with Virat Kohli hitting a wonderful century (100) and Moeen Ali (66), the top run getters - Andre Russell 1-17 was the pick of the KKR bowlers in what was a run fest for RCB.

In reply, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 203 - 5 , falling just 10 runs short in the run chase. Nitish Rana 85* and Andre Russell 65, were just not quite able to get KKR over the line in a nail-biting last few overs. Dale Steyn 2-40 was the top wicket taker for RCB.


Kolkata Knight Riders - Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(c)(wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Harry Gurney

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Parthiv Patel(wk), Virat Kohli(c), Heinrich Klaasen, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

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