RCB vs KKR Highlights, Result, Scorecard, Check Here

RCB vs KKR: We are witnessing a thriller daily in IPL 2022. One such example is the today's match between RCB and KKR. KKR posted 128 after surviving 18.5 overs which RCB chased in 19.2 with a lot of difficulty.

RCB vs KKR Highlights, Result, Scorecard, Check Here

Kolkata's team all out on 128 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders were reduced to 128 runs in 18.5 overs. For the first time in IPL 2022, a team could not play 20 overs while batting first. This is the lowest score so far this season. Earlier, Chennai Super Kings had scored a score of 131 against KKR in the first match of this season. Bangalore has a target of 129 runs. Their batsmen have to perform well. A similar occasion came to the fore in 2017 when Kolkata scored 131 while batting first at the Eden Gardens and bundled out Bangalore for 49 runs.

KKR's top order failed completely today. Ajinkya Rahane 9 runs, Venkatesh Iyer 10 runs, captain Shreyas Iyer 13 runs, Nitish Rana 10 runs, Sunil Narine 12 runs and Sheldon Jackson got out for zero. Kolkata suffered four blows in four consecutive overs. This is where the match turned. Venkatesh in the fourth over, Rahane in the fifth over, Nitish in the sixth over and Shreyas in the seventh over.

Sam Billings and Andre Russell also could not do much. Billings was dismissed for 14 runs off 15 balls and Russell 25 runs off 18 balls. Saudi could score a run. Akash Deep cleaned up Umesh Yadav and wrapped up Kolkata's innings.

Wanindu Hasaranga took four wickets for Bangalore. He missed the chance of a hat-trick. He sent Sunil Narine and Sheldon Jackson to the pavilion in two consecutive balls. Apart from this, Akash Deep took three wickets. At the same time, Harshal Patel got two and Mohammad Siraj got one wicket.

Thrill in the match with Saudi's over

The twist came in the match in the 18th over. Tim Southee took two wickets in this over. He first got Sherfane Rutherford caught on the ground at the hands of Jackson. Rutherford was dismissed for 28 runs off 40 balls. After this, Saudi got Wanindu Hasaranga caught by Russell. Hasranga was dismissed after scoring 4 runs. Bangalore's score after 19 overs is 122 for seven. Bangalore need seven runs in the last over.

Dinesh Karthik, the unsung hero

Chasing the target, RCB scored 132 runs for 7 wickets in 19.2 overs and won the match. RCB had to score 7 runs in the last over. Dinesh Karthik was on strike. He hit a six on the first ball of the 20th over and hit a four on the second ball. With Karthik winning RCB in this way, the sight of the final of the Asia Cup went around in front of the eyes of the fans, when Karthik made India the champion by hitting a six.

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