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IPL 2018 | Sunil Narine’s 16-ball fifty secures Kolkata Knight Riders a winning start

Sunil Narine proved his batting prowess and his 16-ball 50 against Royal Challengers Bangalore today saw Kolkata Knight Riders scamper to a XX-wicket over the visitors. Earlier, Nitish Rana was the star of KKR’s bowling efforts, after dismissing AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli off consecutive balls.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | RCB do the double over DD to end season on a high

Royal Challengers Bangalore gave their fans something to cheer about with a dominant 10-run victory over Delhi at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Virat Kohli finished the season with another half century before Avesh Khan marked his IPL debut spell with a wicket and just 10 runs to secure the win for RCB.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Kings XI Punjab bag win after yet another RCB collapse

Axar Patel had a field day scoring an unbeaten 17-ball 38 with the bat, before claiming 3/11 with the ball, as Kings XI Punjab inflicted more misery on RCB beating them by 19 runs. The win keeps Punjab’s hopes of a playoff spot alive, while RCB remain rooted to the foot of the table.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Rohit Sharma ends Bangalore’s season with patient innings

Rohit Sharma’s 37 ball 56 innings put an end to Bangalore’s IPL campaign as the latter succumbed to a 5 wicket loss to Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede. Pawan Negi’s brilliant all-round performance (35, 2/17) proved to be in vain as MI were able to chase the 163-run target with a ball to spare.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Kohli’s knock in vain as RCB implode again

RCB's wretched batting form continued as they were beaten soundly by RPS by 61 runs in Pune today. Chasing a target of 158, Virat Kohli played a patient innings 47-ball 55 innings but it proved to be in vain as no other batsman even scored double digits and RCB were rounded up for just 96/9.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Gujarat leapfrog Bangalore to keep playoff dream alive

Aaron Finch made short work of a sub-par target by RCB with a 34-ball 72 to take Gujarat Lions to just their third win of this IPL by 7 wickets. Earlier, Bangalore’s top order had collapsed yet again as they set Gujarat only 135 runs to further erase their already slim playoff chances.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | KKR pacers pull off a sensational win against RCB

After the batsmen failed in the first innings, the KKR bowlers took the onus on their shoulders and pulled off an extraordinary 82-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens. Batting first, KKR scored just 131 runs, but it proved to be sufficient as RCB could only muster 49.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Gayle and Kohli set up much-needed victory for Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli (64) and Chris Gayle (77) came to the party as the Royal Challengers Bangalore batting unit finally fired and set up a comfortable 21 run victory for RCB over Gujarat Lions. Yuzvendra Chahal’s 3/31 with the ball meant that Brendon McCullum’s 72 went in vain for the Lions.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Kieron Pollard's heroics ruin Kohli’s comeback

Kieron Pollard finally joined the action as he smashed a 47-ball 70 to secure a win for MI despite Samuel Badree’s hattrick, initially, restricting Mumbai to 7/4. Earlier in the day, Virat Kohli, making his season debut, ensured Bangalore reached a competitive total with a well made 62 off 47 balls.
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reportcricket4 years ago

IPL 2017 | Brilliant Kings spoil AB de Villiers’ return

Kings XI Punjab secured their second successive win of the IPL by thrashing Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets with 5 overs to spare. Earlier, AB de Villiers’ late surge of 89 runs helped RCB post a total of 148 runs, but as it turned out, it was not even close to being a competitive score.
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