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IPL 2021: RCB Starts With A Disastrous Defeat:- The IPL 2021 resumed on Sunday and the second match took place last evening between the Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The match took place in Sheikh Zayed Stadium and RCB won the toss and elected to bat first. The top batting order of RCB tumbled down badly and the team was restricted to 92 runs and they went all out in 19 overs. Devdutt Padikkal (22) was the top scorer for the side. For the KKR, Andre Russel (3/9), Varun Chakravarthy (3/13) and Lockie Ferguson (2/24) managed to bag the most of the wickets and restricted RCB to a quite less score.
Kolkata Knight Riders completed the chase in a comfortable manner and completed the target in 10 overs. Kolkata Knight Riders scored 94 for the loss of 1 wicket in the chase. Shubman Gill (48) and Venkatesh Iyer (41 not out) are the top scorers for the side. Yuzvenda Chahal from RCB took the wicket of Shubman Gill. Varun Chakravarthy has been named as the Player of the Match for Kolkata Knight Riders. RCB is badly criticized and trolled for their poor performance in the tournament. The next match takes place today between RR and PBKS. CSK and DC are on the top of the list of the points table in IPL 2021.