IPL 2024 Match 36: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 1 run

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Published on: Apr 22, 2024

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru won the toss and opt to bowl.Top Knocks by Shreyas Iyer and Phil Salt, followed by a three wicket from Andre Russell, propelled Kolkata Knight Riders to victory by 1 run over Royal Challengers Bengaluru. Chasing 223, RCB lost the wickets of their openers in a quick succession but Will Jacks and Rajat Patidar hit half-centuries and brought them back into the game. However,

A heartbreak for RCB as they have lost the match by 1 run against KKR at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. With 3 runs needed off the last ball, Phil Salt inflicted a brilliant run-out as RCB couldn't complete 2 runs. Despite 21 runs needed of the last over, Karn Sharma slammed 3 sixes to bring KKR back into the game.

While chasing the target of 223 runs, RCB came so close, yet missed out by 1-run margin. KKR bowlers struck on time and pulled-off a thrilling last-ball win. For RCB, Jack and Patidar scored 55 ad 52 respectively. For KKR, Russell scalped three wickets while Sunil Narine and Harshit Rana scalped two wickets each.

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