With The Superb Batting of Sunil Narine’s 17-ball half-century and Nitish’s all-round performance, Kolkata Knight Riders win the their first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets.
KKR vs RCB Match Highlights
Royal Challengers scored 176 run on the score board at a good batting pitch and, KKR Sunil Narine blew the RCB bowler with his superb batting. Sunil make the target easy with his stormy innings and KKR won the match by 4 wickets at Eden Gardens Kolkata.
RCB could have made more runs than their total of 176 for 7, especially after when RCB are at 127 for 2 after 14.1 overs, but the part-time offs pin bowler Nitin Rana took the wicket of AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli, in his first over and show the way of pavilion both batsman and the other work done by Narine by his fastest 50 in the sixth over.
- The KKR and RCB match played at Eden Gardens Kolkata, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 wickets due to their spectacular performance. In The match of KKR and RCB has made many great and interesting records.
- Sunil Narine has become the first such player of IPL history. Those who have played 17 or less have scored two half-centuries. Earlier, in the year 2017, he scored a half century against Gujarat Lions against 15 balls.
- Nitish Rana has been the third player to bowl AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli on consistently balls. Earlier, Jacques Kallis had bowled AB and Virat in consecutive balls in 2012 and Thisara Perera in 2016.
- Brendon McCullum has scored 9000 runs in T20 cricket as he scored 43 runs today. Chris Gayle has most run in T20 cricket 11068 run.
- It was 12th victory over RCB. There have been 21 matches between the two teams so far. In which RCB have won 9 and Kolkata has won 12 matches.
- AB de Villiers has become the fourth player to hit the most sixes in IPL. He left behind David Warner’s 160 sixes. Now AB has 161 sixes in the IPL.
IPL 2018 3rd match at Kolkata, Apr 8 2018
Royal Challengers Bangalore 176/7
Kolkata Knight Riders 177/6 (18.5/20 ov)
KKR won by 4 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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