Virat Kohli slammed his fifth IPL century on Friday as RCB clinched a thrilling 10-run win over KKR to stay alive in playoffs race.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: Andre Russell believes he's better fit to bat at No 4 for Kolkata Knight Riders
Describing their narrow loss to RCB as a sweet and sour feeling, KKR impact player Andre Russell has questioned his team's decision to send him lower down the order.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: Virat Kohli's trademark aggression and sensational century keep Royal Challengers Bangalore in fight for playoffs spot
When things are in Virat Kohli's control, like when he has a bat in hand but back to the wall, he transforms into the very epitome of a matchless run machine.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: How Kolkata Knight Riders conceded momentum twice to suffer defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore
If KKR bowlers in the death overs as well as top-order batters would have upped their game a little more, the Men In Purple should have walked away with crucial two points from this encounter.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: From Virat Kohli's funny act to Andre Russell's breathtaking knock, key moments from the match
Despite a late onslaught from Andre Russell, RCB held on in the final few moments to record their second win of the season in a match at Eden Gardens on Friday.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: Virat Kohli says it was important for him to bat through in the absence of AB de Villiers
Virat Kohli said the onus was only on him to bat through the innings in the absence of AB de Villiers and the RCB skipper lived up to the expectations with a 58-ball 100 for his first century of IPL 2019.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB Match Report: Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers secure thrilling 10-run win despite Andre Russell blitzkrieg
Needing 113 runs off the last six overs, Russell (65 off 25) and Rana (85 not out off 46) almost got their team over the line but Moeen Ali managed to defend 24 in the final over.
Any argument that Shubhman Gill may be too young to shoulder the responsibility holds no water considering his exploits so far. Also, the move could put off the opposition bowlers' plans, giving a clear advantage to KKR.
For a batsman of Virat Kohli's class, the inexplicable six-match losing streak will be a thorn in his side for sometime, more so when he has not really set the stage on fire with his batting.
KKR vs RCB Highlights and Match Recap, IPL 2019, Full Cricket Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore win by 10 runs
KKR vs RCB IPL 2019 Match 35 Live Updates:RCB beat KKR by 10 runs! Rana gets a six on last ball with a shot over long-off but KKR fall short of the target by 10 runs. Fourth consecutive loss for KKR and RCB stay alive in playoffs race with this massive win.
IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: Struggling Bangalore's pacers hurting team, need vast improvement against Kolkata
Royal Challengers Bangalore have endured a torrid time in the IPL. They have now lost seven out of their eight matches and are on the brink of elimination. A chunk of the blame goes to their pacers who have received some pasting in this edition of the IPL.
IPL 2019: World Cup team selection over, focus back on T20 league, says KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik ahead of RCB clash
"Now that the team has been picked, I think the focus is back on IPL. I think everything is back on track," Karthik said on the eve of KKR's IPL clash against RCB at Eden Gardens.
Leg-spinner Imrah Tahir took four wickets as CSK defeated KKR by five wickets to move a step closer towards playoffs spot in IPL 2019.
IPL 2019, KKR vs CSK: Knight Riders's downfall against Chennai was instigated by miscalculated batting approach in middle-overs
KKR paid the price for the tactical error committed by their middle-order, which did not allow them to go for an all-out attack in the death overs against CSK.
IPL 2019: Ravindra Jadeja's timely cameo for Chennai to Hyderabad's bitter home truths, best moments from Sunday's doubleheader
Chennai Super Kings extended their lead at the top of the points table after edging out KKR in their backyard in the afternoon fixture on Sunday, while in Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals choked Sunrisers on a slow pitch. Here are best moments from both matches.
CSK took four key wickets in the period between 9 to 16 overs against KKR, including that of Russell which allowed them to keep the scoring down in the death overs.
IPL 2019, KKR vs CSK: Jacques Kallis says Knight Riders made 'basic mistakes' and need to eradicate them to bounce back
KKR slumped to their third straight defeat in IPL 2019 after losing to CSK by five wickets in a home game on Sunday.
Imrah Tahir with figures of 4 for 27 was one of the architects of MS Dhoni's CSK's victory on the day against KKR.
IPL 2019, KKR vs CSK Match Report: Imran Tahir, Suresh Raina star as Chennai beat Knight Riders to move closer to playoffs spot
After Tahir's career-best 4 for 27 restricted KKR to 161 for 8, CSK coasted to the target in 19.4 overs as Raina anchored the chase with an unbeaten 58 off 42 balls with seven fours and a six.
KKR vs CSK Highlights and Match Recap, IPL 2019, Full cricket score: Raina, Jadeja drive Chennai Super Kings to five-wicket win
KKR vs CSK Match 29 of IPL 2019 LIVE Updates: Chawla is given the ball for the final over, but he starts off with a quicker delivery outside off to Jadeja, which the latter guides towards third man to start the over off with a four. It's a stroll to the finish line thereafter, with two singles and a brace coming off the next three deliveries, as Chennai Super Kings collect their seventh win in eight games to continue their stronghold at the top of the points table!