Indian Premier League (IPL)-2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by as many as 38 runs as AB de villiers and Glenn Maxwell shine in the match.
It was Royal Challengers Bangalore who won the toss and opted to bat first at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Royal Challengers Bangalore scored a total of 204 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs.
Although skipper Virat Kohli scored only five runs from six deliveries but Glenn Maxwell and Ab de villiers scored 78 and 76* runs respectively.
In response to RCB, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to score only 166 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Andre Russell was the highest run scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders who scored 31 runs from 20 balls. Skipper Eion Morgan also scored 29 from 23 balls but Kolkata Knight Riders scored only 166 runs and lost the match by 38 runs.
Ab de villiers was declared as Man of the Match for his phenomenal 76* not out from just 34 balls which included 9 boundaries and 3 sixes.
After this win, Royal Challengers Bangalore are currently on the top of points table with 6 points from 3 games (Won all the three games) while as Kolkata Knight Riders are at sixth position with 2 points from 3 games (Won 1 game and lost the other two).