The Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets in a low-scoring clash at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.
Trailing a scanty 129, the game went into the final over, prior Dinesh Karthik hit Andre Russell for a six and a four to finish thematch. With this RCB also secured their first victory of the season.
In the meantime, Wanindu Hasaranga came out as the outstanding bowler from the RCB as they windup KKR on 128 following inviting them to bat first.
The spinner grabbed 4 wickets in his quota and ceded just 20 runs. KKR commenced on not a good note losing Venkatesh Iyer 10(14), Ajinkya Rahane 9(10), and Nitish Rana 10(5) in the powerplay overs. Shreyas Iyer also flunked to do much as he was removed on 13(10).
Andre Russell did manage to boost the stands with some big sixes however he could only score 25 off 18 balls. Concerning RCB, they got off to a wobbly start with Umesh Yadav and Tim Southee fetching 3 wickets inside the powerplay overs.
David Willey and Sherfane Rutherfod then stitched an imperative partnership and Shahbaz Ahmed also contributed with a crucial 27 off 20 balls.