IPL 2021: Clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outflanked Illustrious Challengers Bangalore in Abu Dhabi, enrolling a comfortable nine-wicket win on Monday.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vanquished. Illustrious Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets in coordinate 31 of the Indian Head Association (IPL) 2021 on Monday.
Earlier, Kohli had won the toss and opted to bat against Eoin Morgan-led KKR at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The choice reverse discharges as seamer Prasidh Krishna sent him pressing for five with an in-swinger that wrapped the RCB captain on the cushions. Having given out LBW by the on-field umpire, Kohli went for a survey but the replays affirmed that ball would’ve clipped the leg stump.
IPL 2021 Clinical Kolkata Knight: Lockie Ferguson rejected Devdutt Padikkal within the 6th over. He remained the top-scorer with a thump of 22 runs.
KKR bowlers let go in harmony as Andre Russell and Varun Chakravarthy picked up three wickets each whereas. Ferguson took two wickets to bowl RCB out for 92 in 19 overs.
Kyle Jamieson, Yuzvendra Chahal and Wanindu Hasaranga all demonstrated to be costly, giving absent runs at over 10 runs per over.
Varun Chakravarthy was adjudged player of the match for his spell of three for 13.
With the win. KKR moved to the fifth spot on the IPL 2021 points table while. RCB remain at third position despite suffering a heavy defeat in Abu Dhabi.