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IPL Match 28: RCB thrashed KKR by 82 runs

In the last game of the first round matches, RCB heavily defeated KKR by 82 runs.


Match Score


1st Innings: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): 194/2 (20 overs)

2nd Innings: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): 112/9 (20 overs)


Top Performers of the Match



  • AB de Villiers (RCB): 73*(33)

  • A Finch (RCB): 47(37)

  • S Gill (KKR): 34(25)

  • V Kohli (RCB): 33*(28)


  • C Morris (RCB): 17/2 (4 Ov)

  • W Sundar (RCB): 20/2 (4 Ov)

  • Y Chahal (RCB): 12/1 (4 Ov)

  • V Chakravarthy (KKR): 35/3 (3.4 Ov)


Player of the Match


AB de Villiers was declared the Man of the Match for his spellbinding innings of 73 off 33.


Captain's Corner


D Karthick: Didn't do much wrong, to be honest, the RCB run-rate was under the check-up until AB went berserk. Today was one of those days where bowlers bowl well yet get hammered.

V Kohli: Everything is falling in place for Kohli this season, his batting unit is peaking at the right time. His bowlers are performing well. Overall, he had an excellent day as captain.


The match which looked promising when it started but ended up being a one-sided affair.

Please share your views about the match in the comments below.


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