defending champion Kolakata Knight riders (KKR) suffered their very first loss in the 2bd natch that they played. The match was very interesting and one can say that Gayle took the match away from Kolkata.
batting first, the Riders got a to a healthy total pg 177 by the loss of 6 wickets. Russel’s 41 from 17 balls was the quickest knock for Kolkata. The highest scorer of their innings was Gambhir who hot to 58. They lost wickets at the back end of the match while they got some good innings from the top players. Chahal got 1 wicket in his 4 overs and was the most economical.
RCB or Royal Challengers Bangalore replied well. they lost 7 wickets and only 2 players beside Gayle got past 10. However, in a match where Gayle fires, there is basically no need for other players. That is exactly what happened. With a magnificent knock of 96 from 56 balls, he literary took the team to victory. Pathan got 2 wickets for 40 runs.
match of – Kolkata Knight riders (KKR) VS Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
KKR – 177/6
RCB – 179/7
result – RCB won by 3 wickets and 6 ball remaining to play