Mumbai. Royal Challengers Bangalore 15th season of IPL (IPL-2022) tasted the first victory on Wednesday. Faf du Plessis The RCB team, playing under the captaincy of (Faf Du Plessis), defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (RCB vs KKR) by 3 wickets in a low-scoring match. Wicket-keeper batsman after du Plessis win Dinesh Karthik Praised (Dinesh Karthik) and compared him to the legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni). Dhoni is representing Chennai Super Kings, one of the most successful teams of IPL.
In this match played at DY Patil Stadium, RCB got a target of 129 runs to win. RCB went into the last over and won the match. 7 runs were needed in the last over and then Dinesh Karthik He hit a six off the opening ball of Andre Russell and gave the team victory with a four on the next ball. Karthik returned unbeaten on 14 runs in 7 balls.
Faf du Plessis Said after the match, ‘It was a good win. While chasing small scores, one should approach with a positive attitude. The match should not have gone till the end but their (KKR) bowlers did really well in the match. He further said, ‘There was a lot of seam and bounce on this wicket today. It was 200 vs 200 here 2-3 days ago but today 120 vs 120. We should have won better but victory is a win after all.
“Finally, DK’s (Karthik) experience came in handy. He played so calmly in the last 5 overs – like Mahendra Singh Dhoni lives. Rutherford scored 28 runs for RCB while Shahbaz Ahmed played an innings of 27 runs in 20 balls with 3 sixes. Apart from Karthik, Harshal Patel also contributed 10 not out off 6 balls with the help of 2 fours. Pacer Tim Southee took 3 and Umesh Yadav took 2 wickets for Kolkata.