IPL 2018: Chris Lynn the star, KKR beat Royal Challengers Bangalore with ease

Chris Lynn guided KKR to the victory against RCB

Chris Lynn guided KKR to the victory against RCB

XtraTime Web Desk: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by six wickets as they chased successfully the total of 175 runs with the five balls to spare. Chris Lynn batted well as he remains not out scoring 62 runs and another opener Sunil Narine contributed handy 27 runs. Vice captain Robin Uthappa got 36 runs while, skipper Dinesh Karthik guided the team to the victory by scoring 23 runs.
Kolkata will be worried with the injury of Nitish Rana as he got retired hurt while batting on 15. Mohhamed Siraj and Murugam Ashwin picked couple of wickets for RCB.
Bangalore started well as De Kock and Brandon Mccullum got a opening partnership of 67 runs. Skipper Virat Kohli scored 68 not out in 44 deliveries. Mandeep Singh and Kiwi batsman Colin de Grandhomme supported well but it was not enough to win the match against KKR.
Andre Russell was the star performer with the ball for KKR as he picked three wickets. Kuldeep Yadav was very economical with the ball as he gave just 20 runs in his four overs and also picked a wicket to restrict the total of RCB.

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