Dubai: The 31st match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB). The match between the two teams took place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. KKR beat Bengaluru by a huge margin of 9 wickets in this match. KKR achieved the easy target of 93 runs by losing 1 wicket in 10 overs.
Batting first, Kohli-led RCB were bowled out for just 92 runs. In reply, Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer batted brilliantly to give KKR a 9-wicket victory. Shubman Gill scored 48 off 34 balls. Venkatesh Iyer scored an unbeaten 41 off 27 balls in his debut match. Yuzvendra Chahal gave RCB the only wicket. This is Kolkata's biggest win in IPL in terms of balls. KKR has achieved the target remaining 60 balls for the first time.
On the other hand, this is the first time RCB has suffered such a big setback. KKR has beaten RCB for the 15th time. With this, KKR has become the second team to win the most against Bengaluru. Mumbai Indians and CSK have beaten Bangalore 17-17 times. Punjab Kings have also beaten RCB 15 times.