RCB Vs KKR IPL 2022: The sixth match of the IPL was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Bengaluru won the low scoring match, but in the last over. The mistake made in the last moments weighed heavily on Kolkata. Batting first, KKR had set a target of 129 in front of RCB.
Tim Southee and Umesh bowled well for KKR to get the team back in the match. Southee took 3 and Umesh took 2 wickets. Bangalore’s top order was shattered, but Shahbaz and Rutherford shared a 39-run partnership in the middle order to cross the score 100. After this Dinesh Karthik and Harshal Patel took the team to victory.
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RCB Top Order Piled up Against Umesh Swing
Umesh Yadav, who became the player of the match against CSK in the last match, maintained his momentum in this match as well. Umesh dismissed Anuj Rawat (0) and former RCB captain Virat Kohli (12) in the first two overs. Anuj and Kohli were caught by wicketkeeper Sheldon Jackson.
RCB Tost 3 Wickets in Power Play
Chasing the target, RCB had a poor start and the team lost 3 wickets for 36 runs in the power play. Anuj Rawat (0), captain Faf du Plessis (5) and Virat Kohli (12) were dismissed for runs.
Hasaranga Took 4 Wickets
Wanindu Hasaranga took 4 wickets while bowling amazingly. He dismissed KKR captain Shreyas Iyer (13), Sunil Narine (12), Sheldon Jackson (0) and Tim Southee (1). He leads the tournament with 5 wickets and now holds the Purple Cap. In the mega auction, Hasranga was bought by RCB for 10.75 crores. RCB Vs KKR IPL 2022.
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Umesh and Varun Shared a 27-run Partnership
Umesh Yadav and Varun Chakraborty made the biggest partnership for KKR in this match. Both added 27 runs for the last wicket. KKR lost their 9 wickets for 101 runs. Varun returned unbeaten on 16 balls with the help of 2 fours. For RCB, Wanindu Hasaranga took 4 while Akashdeep took 3 wickets. Harshal Patel took two and one wicket went to Mohammad Siraj’s account.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammad Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajit, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Pratham Singh, Abhijit Tomar, Rasik Salma, Aman Hakim Khan, Ashok Sharma, Ramesh Kumar
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis, Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammad Siraj, Siddharth Kaul, Karn Sharma, Chama v Milind, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudesai, Lavneeth Sisodia, Anishwar Gautam.