new Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 3 wickets in the last over in the IPL match played on Wednesday. The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team, which includes stalwarts like Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis, has got a solid match finisher, which has taken away the tension of not finishing the match.
Kohli’s RCB got a match finisher like Dhoni
The match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was stuck and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) was given victory by a maestro on his own in the last over by hitting a four and a six. Royal Challengers Bangalore have opened their account in the points table of IPL 2022 by registering a 3-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders. Batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 128 runs. In reply, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 132 runs for the loss of 7 wickets and won the match.
This majestic won the trapped match on his own
Royal Challengers Bangalore needed 7 runs to win in the last over, but wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik gave the victory to Royal Challengers Bangalore by hitting a six off the first ball of Andre Russell and a four on the second ball. After the match, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis compared Dinesh Karthik to former Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. During this, Faf du Plessis has also described Dinesh Karthik as cool as Dhoni in the last over.
Du Plessis called this player as cool as Dhoni
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis said after winning the match, ‘We also found Dinesh Karthik’s experience very useful. He is as cool as Dhoni in the last overs. Chasing small scores is not that easy either. You always need to be positive and you can’t leave the match too early. The fast bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders have bowled well. There was seam and bounce on this pitch. Two-three days ago there were scores of 200 in both the innings and today it was a 120 vs 120 match.
Royal Challengers Bangalore needed 7 runs in the last over
Royal Challengers Bangalore needed seven runs in the last over to win. Dinesh Karthik took the team to victory by hitting sixes and fours in the first two balls. Faf du Plessis said, ‘It was a good win. While chasing a small score, one should approach with a positive attitude and the match should not have gone till this end, but their bowlers performed brilliantly.
There was a lot of seam and bounce on this wicket today.
Faf du Plessis said, ‘There was a lot of seam and bounce on this wicket today. Two or three days ago it was 200 vs 200, but today 120 vs 120. We should have won better but win is win again.’ Faf du Plessis said, ‘Finally, the experience of DK (Karthik) came in handy. He was so calm in the last five overs, like Mahendra Singh Dhoni lives.