It was heartbreak once again for RCB fans in a season in which the team once again played some very good cricket. The highest wicket taker in the season, Harshal Patel, who equalled Dwayne Bravo‘s all time record of 32 wickets in a season in the Eliminator vs KKR plays in RCB colours.
Coming into the attack in the 10th over of the RCB innings after Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first, Sunil Narine not only put the break on the run-rate, but also picked up a wicket in each of his four overs. He later played the role of a pinch-hitter to perfection, smashing three
Yuzvendra Chahal, who also plays for RCB finished the season in sixth place currently, with 18 wickets in 5 games. Glenn Maxwell of RCB had a great season with the bat, scoring 513 runs in 15 games. But the team just couldn’t find the momentum in the Eliminator to keep themselves alive.
For KKR, Sunil Narine produced a vintage performance with both ball and bat to help the 2012 and 2014 champions stay alive in the knockouts and set up a Qualifier 2 clash vs the Delhi Capitals on Wednesday.
Here’s a quick look at who said what after KKR beat RCB: