IPL 2022

IPL 2022 RCB vs KKR RCB Opened The Account With Victory

In the sixth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022), RCB defeated KKR by three wickets to register their first win of the tournament. Playing earlier in this match, the entire team of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was all out after scoring 128 runs in 18.5 overs. In reply, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) chased down the target in 19.2 overs. The bowling of both the teams was excellent in this match. Dinesh Karthik gave his team victory by hitting a six and a four in two balls of the last over.

Bowling from both the teams was excellent

Chasing the target of 129 runs, RCB had a very poor start. After losing the first wicket for 1 run, the team had lost three big wickets for 17 runs. Anuj Rawat could not even open his account. After this, captain Faf du Plessis 5 and former captain Virat Kohli returned to the pavilion soon after scoring 12 runs. Inducted into the KKR team today. Tim Southee dismissed the RCB captain.

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Tim Southee also performed brilliantly in the return match

Umesh Yadav, who became the man of the match by taking three wickets against Chennai Super Kings in the first match, bowled brilliantly in this match as well. He first dismissed Rawat for zero on the second ball, then showed the dangerous Kohli the way to the pavilion, he took two wickets for 16 runs in 4 overs. Tim Southee also performed brilliantly in the return match and took three wickets for 20 runs in 4 overs.

Shahbaz Nadeem batted brilliantly

Sherman Rutherford scored 28 runs for RCB. David Willey also contributed 18 crucial runs and took the team 3 for 17 and added 45 runs for the fourth wicket with Rutherford. After this, Shahbaz Nadeem batted brilliantly and scored 27 runs in 20 balls with the help of three sixes. Dinesh Karthik remained unbeaten on 14 runs off 7 balls. KKR also bowled well but the runs were not enough to win the match.

Earlier, KKR did not do anything special in batting. The team lost 9 wickets for 101 runs. For the last wicket, Umesh Yadav (18) with Varun Chakraborty (10 not out) added 27 runs and took the score to 128. Andre Russell played the highest innings of 25 runs for KKR. For RCB, Wanindu Hasaranga took four, Akashdeep took three and Harshal Patel took two wickets.

Have a look at the points table

Talking about the points table, RCB has opened the account with this win. Faf du Plessis’s team has scored two points in two matches. At the same time, after the first loss, Shreyas Iyer’s KKR also has two points after two matches. Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings, and Gujarat Titans won their respective opening matches and all have two points each. But Sanju Samson has the best net run rate in Rajasthan and remains on top.

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