Stand-in RCB captain Virat Kohli fumed, saying “we deserved to lose”.
Nitish Rana Scored 48 off 21 balls after being dropped twice to play a key position in KKR scoring 200/5 after being put in to bat. In reply, RCB might solely handle 179/8 runs.
Kohli stated within the post-match presentation, “To be sincere, we handed the sport to them. We deserved to lose.” “We weren’t skilled sufficient. We bowled nicely however the fielding was less than par. It was a free reward given to them.”
“Within the subject, we missed two probabilities which value us 25-30 runs. Whereas batting, we set ourselves very nicely however then received four-five comfortable outs.”
Chasing 201, RCB have been 30 for loss in two overs earlier than Faf du Plessis (17) was dismissed by Suyash Sharma whereas Glenn Maxwell (5) was additionally dismissed cheaply.
Virat Kohli (54) adopted him and took an excellent diving catch, earlier than taking a catch on the deep midwicket boundary with Venkatesh Iyer.
“Not wicket-taking balls, however we hit the fielders straight. Even whereas chasing, after shedding wickets, a partnership received us again within the sport. We have been one partnership brief. We have to keep switched on, and Shouldn’t be comfortable.” Performs,” Kohli stated.
Dedicating the win to his new child son, participant of the match Varun Chakraborty stated: “I need to give credit score to my new child son, have not seen him but, I need to dedicate it.” Him and my spouse.”
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Chakraborty returned with 3/27 which included the wickets of Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror and Dinesh Karthik.
“(Within the final) match, I received out for 49 and on this match I did nicely. Life is such insanity,” he stated, referring to his figures of 1/49 in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings.
“I used to be focusing extra on accuracy somewhat than extra variations. I did not need to add extra variations. I’ve been doing quite a lot of work and I need to give credit score to AC Prathipan – that for me and even Abhishek Nair Additionally working for. I need to thank them.”
“I like that problem (to bowl robust overs) and Nitish is giving me the ball at any time when he needs me to work, I like that.”
KKR will subsequent host Gujarat Titans on April 29, whereas RCB will face Lucknow Tremendous Giants on Could 1.