Andre Russell tears apart RCB
As the RCB v KKR 17th Match progressed. Kolkata won the toss and invited the host team to bat first. Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel provided a great opening partnership of 60 runs for their team before Patel got out LBW by Rana.
After Patel, AB De Villiers was was on the ground and was dropped by Lockie Ferguson on 11 runs. this drop catch changed the momentum of the game.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers were finally in good form as they added 108 for the second wicket to lead the home team to an imposing total of 205-3
The Middle order collapsed once again but Marcus Stoinis smashed 20 runs iv the final over which took Royal Challengers Bangalore to a great total.
As RCB comes on to the field they were able to remove narine earlier. But Robin Uthappa 33 and Chris Lynn 43 layed a solid platform for Kolkata Knight Riders. The wickets kept tumbling but that was not enough for RCB to stop the flow of the runs for KKR.
Andre Russell produce an extraordinary innings once again of 48 runs of just 13 balls and slipped the game from the oppositions.
Sqaud/ Playing XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore XI: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Pawan Negi, Akshdeep Nath, Navdeep Saini, Tim Southee, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Parthiv Patel (wk), Moeen Ali.
Kolkata Knight Riders XI: Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk, c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa.
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Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Series: Indian Premier League 2019
Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders , elected to field first
Player Of The Match: Andre Russell
Match day: 05 April 2019
Umpires: Chris Gaffaney, Anil Chaudhary
TV Umpires: Nandan
Reserve Umpire: Sadashiv Iyer
Match Referee: Vengalil Narayan Kutty
Points: Kolkata Knight Riders 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0