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IPL 2019 KKR vs RCB highlights: Bangalore beat Kolkata by 10 runs

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 April 2019, 11:54 PM
Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride at Eden Gardens (Image Credit: Twitter)
Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride at Eden Gardens (Image Credit: Twitter)

What an unbelievable match we witnessed. An exhibition of power hitting by Nitish Rana and Andre Russell towards the closing stages of the match. When Dre Russ walked out to bat, KKR were 79/4 in 11.5 overs and when he left they were only 17 runs short of the target. Royal Challengers was lucky to get over the line on that occasion and upstage Kolkata by 10 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. SCORECARD

  Apr 19, 2019  23:51 (IST)

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  Apr 19, 2019  23:47 (IST)

RESULT: Bangalore beat Kolkata by 10 runs (Nitish Rana 85, Dale Steyn 2/40)

  Apr 19, 2019  23:42 (IST)

Four sixes needed on four balls now! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:41 (IST)

Can they hit 6 boundaries or four sixes in the last over? 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:40 (IST)

0.0.0.6.6.6 - This is absolute class! 18 runs in the penultimate over! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:39 (IST)

ALERT: Andre Russell registers 7th IPL fifty! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:37 (IST)

Every dot ball is precious here! Very precious! Two dot balls in the penultimate over already!

  Apr 19, 2019  23:24 (IST)

Andre Russell is playing with RCB's fielding here. Hammering the ball all around the ground. This is some serious hitting! 40 runs off 14 balls! Just WOW! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:16 (IST)

ALERT: Nitish Rana registers yet another IPL 2019 fifty! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:14 (IST)

Three sixes in a row. Andre Russell is keeping KKR in game. What a player he is! Clinical! After 15 overs, it's 121/4. 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:07 (IST)

100 up for Kolkata Knight Riders! 

  Apr 19, 2019  23:01 (IST)

RUSSELL ARRIVED to the crease!

  Apr 19, 2019  22:57 (IST)

WICKET: End of a disastrous innings! Robbie Uthappa was not in touch, scored 9 off 19! Stoinis bowls a short of a length delivery and he tried to pull it over mid-wicket fielder but Pawan Negi was there to catch the ball!

  Apr 19, 2019  22:53 (IST)

Nitish Rana survives AGAIN! This remains to be seen if he can capitalize on it, and take his team close to the target! 

  Apr 19, 2019  22:46 (IST)

Finally a good over for Kolkata! 10 came off Siraj's over! It's 60 after first 10. They need 154 in next 60 balls! 

  Apr 19, 2019  22:42 (IST)

50 up for Kolkata Knight Riders! It took them 55 balls to get there!

  Apr 19, 2019  22:33 (IST)

The visitors have been able to maitain the pressure as both Robbie and Rana are struggling to time the ball. After 8 overs, it's 44/3. 

  Apr 19, 2019  22:24 (IST)

The powerplay belongs to Royal Challengers Bangalore. They have sent top-three back to pavilion are looking solid to register their third victory of season. After 6 overs, it's 37/3. 

  Apr 19, 2019  22:20 (IST)

Dale Steyn picks his second! Royal Challengers Bangalore are on top after 5 overs! Kolkata is three down for 33. 

  Apr 19, 2019  21:40 (IST)

WICKET: And..Finally Virat gets out on the last ball! Some respite in KKR camp!

  Apr 19, 2019  21:39 (IST)

MILESTONE ALERT: Virat Kohli slams fifth IPL ton!

  Apr 19, 2019  21:37 (IST)

200 up for Royal Challengers Bangalore!

  Apr 19, 2019  21:35 (IST)

Virat Kohli is into the 90s! Can he get to his fifth IPL ton? 

  Apr 19, 2019  21:28 (IST)

The home side is certainly under pressure as RCB skipper nears hundred. With two overs still to go, RCB will look to take their score over 200. After 18 overs, it's 178/3. 

  Apr 19, 2019  21:21 (IST)

150 up for Royal Challenegrs Bangalore!

  Apr 19, 2019  21:16 (IST)

4.6.4.6.wd.6.W - What an over this has been! 27 runs from Moeen Ali's bat but Kuldeep Yadav had the last laugh! After 16 overs, it's 149/3.

  Apr 19, 2019  21:06 (IST)

ALERT: Virat Kohli gets to his 37th IPL fifty! 

  Apr 19, 2019  21:03 (IST)

100 up for Royal Challengers Bangalore!

  Apr 19, 2019  21:03 (IST)

At the end of 13 overs, RCB's total is two short of 100 runs. With Virat Kohli still at the crease and seven overs in hand, they will look to add at least 70 runs more. After 13 overs, it's 982.

  Apr 19, 2019  20:50 (IST)

So after the first leg of the innings, RCB has managed to score just 70 runs for the loss of two wickets. 

  Apr 19, 2019  20:44 (IST)

WICKET: Andre Russell bowls a short of a length delivery and Akshdeep Nath couldn't clear 30-yard circle. Second wicket down!

  Apr 19, 2019  20:37 (IST)

Both Virat Kohli and Akshdeep Nath start to rebuild Royal Challengers Bangalore's innings. The duo is hammering the lose delivery and ticking ones and twos on almost every other ball. After 8 overs, it's 57/1.

  Apr 19, 2019  20:28 (IST)

The powerplay belongs to Kolkata Knight Riders. They came with a set plan and were able to execute it perfectly. They have restriced Virat Kohli to open his arms. AFter 6 overs, 42/1.  

  Apr 19, 2019  20:18 (IST)

WICKET: Sunil Narine tossed the ball up, Parthiv Patel tried to clear mid-wicket fielder but fell by some margin. Nitish Rana was onto it, juggled a bit, but finally takes it! First wicket DOWN! 

  Apr 19, 2019  20:11 (IST)

Kolkata Knight Riders off to a decent start here. They have seen able to restrict both Virat kohli and Parthiv Patel. However, in the process, they lost their review. After 2 overs, it's 7/0. 

  Apr 19, 2019  19:58 (IST)

Kolkata Knight Riders in last hurdle! Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel out in the middle and so are umpires! It's game time! 

  Apr 19, 2019  19:38 (IST)

Here are the playing XI for two sides: 

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Parthiv Patel(w), Virat Kohli(c), Moeen Ali, Marcus Stoinis, Heinrich Klaasen, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Dale Steyn, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Harry Gurney

  Apr 19, 2019  19:32 (IST)

TOSS: Kolkata Knight Riders opt to bowl

  Apr 19, 2019  19:24 (IST)

The news from the centre is Andre Russell is facing a few balls and Dale Steyn is also bowling a few in net! 

  Apr 19, 2019  18:27 (IST)

The toss is scheduled to happen in 60 minutes from now, and the team winning the toss will look to have a bowl and restrict the opposition for a low score. Chasing has been easy at Eden Gardens. However, this remains to be seen, what the winning captain opts! We will be bringing you all the updates, so just don't leave this page! 

  Apr 19, 2019  18:25 (IST)

In first of two games played between two sides, Andre Russell snatched victory from Royal Challengers' hand, making their stint even worse. However, the news which is coming from Kolkata is that Dre Russ will not feature in today's game which will be a sigh of relief in Bangalore camp. 

  Apr 19, 2019  18:25 (IST)

The Royal Challengers Bangalore has lost seven out of eight games in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, eventually making their hopes to qualify for playoffs slim. In the game against Kolkata Knight Riders, the team would not only look to win and stay in the contest mathematically but also for pride, which is definitely at stake.

  Apr 19, 2019  18:24 (IST)

Hello and a warm welcome! We are all set for another game of Indian Premier League as Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders host Royal Challengers Bangalore at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 

First Published: Friday, April 19, 2019 06:22 PM
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