Sunday, May 22, 2016

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match-48

In 48th match Vivo IPL 2016 Royal Challengers Banglore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets with another great innings of Virat Kohli. Batting first KKR lost their in form batsman Robin Uthapa very early in innings. Then there was a 76 runs partnership for the second wicket between Gautam Gambhir and Manish Pandey which gave KKR a strong base to launch in the end. Gautam Gambhir scored 51 rus off 34 balls and Manish Pandey made 50 runs off 35 balls. When they both were dismissed it looked KKR would lost the play but quick fire 39 runs off 19 balls by Andre Russel took their score to 183 runs in their respective 20 overs. Batting second Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli gave RCB a rollicking start of 71 runs in 7.3 overs. Once Chris Gayle was out then AB Devillers came and he scored all over the ground and made this run chase very easy. Chris Gayle scored 49 runs off 31 balls, Virat Kohli scored 75 runs off 51 balls and AB Devillers made 59 runs off 31 balls assuring RCB won the match in 19th over by 9 wickets. Virat Kohli was named man of the match for his brilliant batting display.

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