Xtra Time Internet Desk : Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday sealed a 3 wicket earn over Kolkata Knight Riders in a nail biting lower scoring thriller at the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai.
Being put in to bat 1st by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Kolkata Knight Riders innings in no way genuinely took off as openers Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane went off cheaply just after slow starts.
Skipper Shreyas Iyer, who arrived into bat at 3 was also dismissed cheaply on the working day by Sri Lankan wizard Wanindu Hasaranga alongside Nitish Rana, who was dismissed by Bengal pacer Akash Deep, who as well had a brilliant match as he picked up 3 wickets, courtesy of some amazing bowling.
The batters who arrived in right after in Billings, Narine and Sheldon have been also dismissed cheaply by the in form RCB bowlers, ahead of Andre Russell scored some fast runs for the Kolkata franchise right before acquiring dismissed by the excellent Harshal Patel.
It was then a previous wicket partnership from Umesh Yadav and Varun Chakravarthy, which assisted KKR achieve a respectable complete of 128 in their 20 overs.
Coming in to bat next, the RCB top rated 3 together with skipper Faf Du Plessis and Virat Kohli have been dismissed cheaply by KKR pacers in Umesh Yadav and Tim Southee. But the middle buy in Willey, Rutherford and Shahbaz assisted the Bangalore franchise to change all-around and get the match shut just before Dinesh Karthik concluded off the match in design and style.
Even so, it was a good day for Bengal cricket as equally Akash Deep and Shahbaz Ahmed gave match winning performances for their side.