NEW DELHI: Kolkata Knight Riders survived a late cost by Royal Challengers Bengaluru batters to eke out a slim one-run win in a last-over IPL nail-biter on the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
With Karn Sharma smacking three sixes off the primary 4 balls within the ultimate over, RCB got here very near pulling off a heist however then misplaced two wickets off the ultimate to balls of the match to fell agonizingly brief.
After successful the tight recreation, KKR mentor Gautam Gambhir heaped reward on RCB, saying that the franchise displayed a ‘phenomenal character’ within the chase.

Bengaluru conceded 222 for six after electing to area first as KKR’s Phil Salt smashed 48 off 14 balls whereas skipper Shreyas Iyer hit 50.
Needing 21 to win within the ultimate over bowled by Mitchell Starc, Bengaluru’s quantity 10 Karn hit the Australian left-arm fast for 3 sixes earlier than being caught and bowled.
Wicketkeeper Phil Salt then ran out Lockie Ferguson on the final ball regardless of a large throw by the fielder as Bengaluru have been bowled out for 221.
KKR’s Andre Russell was awarded with ‘Participant of the Match’ for his knock of 27 and three wickets.
With the win, KKR reclaimed the second spot on the factors. They now have 5 wins in 7 video games and a few losses.
RCB proceed to remain on the backside of the desk with a win and 7 losses, aggregating simply two factors.


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