IPL 2023 RCB Vs KKR Score: Kolkata Retained In The Playoff Race, Kohli’s RCB Team Defeated For 2’nd Time April 27, 2023 – Posted in: Articles, Featured Articles – Tags:

IPL 2023 RCB vs KKR Score: In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a resounding victory in their 8th match.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were defeated by 21 runs in the match played on Wednesday (April 26) at Bengaluru ground. KKR’s batsmen and bowlers performed brilliantly in this match.

Chasing the target of 201 runs, the Bengaluru team could only score 179 runs after losing 8 wickets at their own home ground. This is how the match was lost.

Virat Kohli, who is handling the captaincy in this match for the team, scored a maximum of 54 runs in 37 balls. Apart from these, Mahipal Lomror scored 34 and Dinesh Karthik scored 22 runs.

Kolkata also performed brilliantly in bowling after batting. Spinner Varun Chakraborty took the maximum 3 wickets for the team. While Suyash Sharma got 2 successes. Medium fast bowler Andre Russell also took 2 important wickets.

Highlights Of Bengaluru’s Innings (IPL 2023 RCB vs KKR Score)

– Bangalore team lost the 8th wicket for 154 runs. Dinesh Karthik was caught out after scoring 22 runs. After this, the RCB team could only score 179 runs in 20 overs losing 8 wickets and losing the match by 21 runs.

RCB lost the sixth wicket for 137 runs. Suyash Prabhudesai (10) was run out. After this, the team got the 7th blow with a score of 152. Andre Russell got Wanindu Hasaranga (5) caught out.

Half of Bangalore’s team was reduced to 115 runs. Varun got Mahipal Lomror (34) caught out. After this, Andre Russell made Kohli a victim. Virat Kohli was caught out by Venkatesh after scoring 54 runs.

– Virat Kohli has scored Fifty in 33 balls in a quick manner. During this, Kohli could not hit a single six. He has scored 6 fours. RCB scored 106 runs for 3 wickets in 11 overs.

– Bengaluru team scored 58 runs in the powerplay and lost their 3 wickets on this score. Spinner Suyash Sharma made Faf du Plessis (17) and Shahbaz Ahmed (2) victims. Varun Chakravarthy was shocked as the third wicket Glenn Maxwell (5).

KKR Scored Big With Jason’s Fifty

Batting first after losing the toss in the match, the Kolkata team scored 200 runs for 5 wickets. Jason Roy played a blistering inning of 56 runs off 29 balls.

During this, he scored 5 sixes. Apart from him, captain Nitish Rana scored 48 runs in 21 balls. Venkatesh Iyer scored 31 and Jagadeesan scored 27 runs. Vijay Kumar and Wanindu Hasaranga took 2-2 wickets for RCB.

Kolkata Innings Highlight

Andre Russell also could not show his magic. He got clean bowled by Mohammad Siraj after scoring 1 run in 2 balls. This was the 5th blow for the Kolkata team at 185 runs.

Spinner Vanindu Hasaranga took 2 wickets in one over. First, he got Nitish Rana (48) caught out. After this Venkatesh Iyer (31) was made a victim. Both were caught out.

In the 13th over of Vijay Kumar, Nitish Rana got life on the third ball. Mohammad Siraj had a chance of an easy catch at the boundary. Harshal Patel gave a second life to Nitish on the 5th ball of the 15th over. Then Nitish was playing for 19 runs.

Vijay Kumar gave RCB a second success in a single over. This time he clean bowled Jason Roy who was playing fifty. He scored 56 runs in 29 balls.

The first success for the Bengaluru team was given by fast bowler Vijay Kumar with a score of 83 runs. He got N Jagadeesan caught out. Jagadeesan could score only 27 runs.

The Kolkata team made a stormy start and scored 66 runs in 6 overs without losing wickets. Jason Roy (52) completed Fifty in 22 balls in the 8th over.

He was supported by Jagadeesan (22). KKR scored 75 runs in 8 overs without losing wickets.

Playing-11 Of Both The Teams In The Match

Bangalore Team: Virat Kohli (Captain), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik (Wicketkeeper), Suyash Prabhudesai, David Willey, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vijay Kumar, Harshal Patel, and Mohammed Siraj.

Kolkata Squad: N Jagadishan (wk), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, David Wiss, Vaibhav Arora, Umesh Yadav, and Varun Chakraborty

Kolkata Team’s First Win After 4 Consecutive Defeats

The KKR team, captained by Nitish Rana, has won only 3 out of 8 matches. He is at number 7 in the points table. The Kolkata team had earlier lost 4 consecutive matches.

On the other hand, the Bangalore team has won 4 out of 8 matches. This team is currently at number 5 in the points table. RCB was winning for the last two matches, but this time it has to face defeat.

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