IPL 2023 KKR vs RCB: Riders set goal of 201 runs for Challengers to chase

The Kolkata Knight Riders’ on Wednesday set a goal of 201 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore to chase at 10.05 runs per over.

Taking part in their eighth match within the TATA IPL 2023 in M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, each Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders are clashing on the Eden Backyard on 26 April.

With the pitch suggesting a boast for the batting-friendly floor, one ought to have chosen batting after successful the toss. However, regardless of successful the toss, RCB skipper Virat Kohli selected to bowl first, citing some help for the spinners.

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Opening to bat first, KKR batters Jason Roy and Narayan Jagadeesan did a wonderful job at present. The opening pair gave a stable begin to the innings, with Roy finishing his half century and scored 56 runs in 29 earlier than being despatched again to the pavilion within the 10 over by KKR’s Vijaykumar Vyshak.

Previous to that, in the identical over, Vijaykumar Vyshak departed one other set batter Narayan Jagadeesan who scored 27 runs in 29 balls.

Following this, dependable Venkatesh Iyer and skipper Nitish Rana set their foot on the pitch and constructed one other good partnership. Iyer too scored properly and was dismissed within the 18th over by Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva. He scored 31 runs in 26 balls. Hasaranga additionally departed KKR skipper Rana who was about to finish his half-century. He scored 48 runs in 21 balls.

By the completion of 20 overs, KKR had scored 200 runs after shedding 5 wickets.

For RCB, Vijaykumar Vyshak and Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva picked two wickets every. Whereas, Mohammed Siraj clinched one wicket. 

Trying on the present IPL factors desk, RCB stands on the fifth spot with 4 wins and three losses, whereas KKR is on the eighth place with 2 wins and 5 losses.

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