IPL-2022, Match 6, KKR vs RCB Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets in a low-scoring thriller at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Chasing a small target of 129, the match went till the final over, before the former KKR batter Dinesh Karthik sealed the victory for Bangalore by hitting Andre Russell for a six and a four in the final over.
This is the maiden victory for RCB in the TATA IPL 2022, credit goes to the bowling department as well, Wanindu Hasaranga emerged as the standout bowler from the RCB camp as he picked up 4 wickets for Bangalore as they finished the KKR batting innings on 128 after giving them an invitation to bat first.
While chasing a minor target of 129, RCB recovered from a top-order collapse to stamp the victory under their name. KKR was struggling at 101 for nine before Umesh Yadav (18) and Varun Chakravarthy (10) added some valuable runs to the board to take KKR to a respectable total. Andre Russell top-scored for KKR with a decent 25 before losing his wicket to Harshal Patel.
Brief Scores: Kolkata Knight Riders: 128/10 in 18.5 overs (Andre Russell 25; Wanindu Hasaranga 4/20, Akash Deep 3/45, Harshal Patel 2/11) lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore: 132/7 in 19.2 overs (Sherfane Rutherford 28, Shahbaz Ahmed 27; Tim Southee 3/20, Umesh Yadav 2/16) by 3 wickets.