Xtra Time Internet Desk : Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday sealed a 3 wicket acquire more than Kolkata Knight Riders in a nail biting low scoring thriller at the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai.
Becoming put in to bat very first by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Kolkata Knight Riders innings never genuinely took off as openers Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane went off cheaply right after slow begins.
Skipper Shreyas Iyer, who came into bat at 3 was also dismissed cheaply on the day by Sri Lankan wizard Wanindu Hasaranga together with Nitish Rana, who was dismissed by Bengal pacer Akash Deep, who also had a excellent match as he picked up 3 wickets, courtesy of some good bowling.
The batters who came in following in Billings, Narine and Sheldon had been also dismissed cheaply by the in type RCB bowlers, just before Andre Russell scored some swift operates for the Kolkata franchise ahead of getting dismissed by the fantastic Harshal Patel.
It was then a past wicket partnership from Umesh Yadav and Varun Chakravarthy, which served KKR reach a respectable full of 128 in their 20 overs.
Coming in to bat second, the RCB top 3 which includes skipper Faf Du Plessis and Virat Kohli had been dismissed cheaply by KKR pacers in Umesh Yadav and Tim Southee. But the center get in Willey, Rutherford and Shahbaz served the Bangalore franchise to convert about and just take the match near right before Dinesh Karthik completed off the match in design.
Nonetheless, it was a great working day for Bengal cricket as both equally Akash Deep and Shahbaz Ahmed gave match successful performances for their facet.