While Gujarat Titans are at the top of the points table, Punjab Kings are continuing at the second position. At the same time, the RCB team fell to the 7th position after being badly defeated by Kolkata. RCB also have 2 points on their account. However, the run rate dropped badly after losing badly to KKR.
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 9th match of IPL 2023. KKR under the captaincy of Nitish Rana defeated RCB by 81 runs in the match held at the Eden Garden ground on Thursday. This is KKR’s first win in this IPL season. Rana’s team lost the first match and won the second match. With this, KKR team has directly reached the third position in the points table with 2 points from 1 loss and 1 win. Kolkata’s run rate has also increased massively after a huge win against RCB. Currently KKR run rate is 2.056. While Gujarat Titans are at the top of the points table, Punjab Kings are continuing at the second place. At the same time, the RCB team fell to the 7th position after being badly defeated by Kolkata. RCB also have 2 points on their account. However, the run rate dropped badly after losing badly to KKR. Despite having 2 points due to this, it dropped to 7th place. Bengaluru’s run rate was 1.981 after the first match win but after this match it has dropped to -1.256. Before RCB, there are Rajasthan Royals at the fourth position, Lucknow Super Giants at the 5th position and Chennai Super Kings at the sixth position.
Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad are all three teams eyeing their first win. Delhi 8, Mumbai 9 and Hyderabad are at the last position. As for the KKR vs. RCB match, Kolkata scored 204 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Shardul Thakur scored 68 runs off 29 balls. Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 57 runs and Rinku Singh scored 46 runs. Chasing a huge target, the RCB team collapsed for 123 runs. Varun Chakraborty gave 15 runs and took 4 wickets. Suyash Sharma gave 30 runs and took 3 wickets.
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