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KKR vs RCB: Narine fires KKR to victory on Karthik's captaincy debut

09 Abril 2018, 09:58 | Crisanna Felipe

IPL 2018, KKR v RCB: Dinesh Karthik debuts his captaincy by winning against Virat Kohli's team

Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine Spoil Virat Kohli, Bangalore's Party

"It's very important that he gets us to good starts as that makes things easier for the rest of us".

During the toss earlier tonight, KKR won the toss and chose to bowl first.

Opener Brendon McCullum set it up for Bengaluru with a sensational 27-ball 43 (6x4, 2x6) while AB de Villiers made the Eden Gardens crowd cheer for them with his scintillating 23-ball 44, which was studded with five mouth-watering sixes and one boundary. Dinesh Karthik's captaincy debut As a debutant captain, Dinesh Karthik led the team successfully in this match, scoring35 runs off 29 balls not out.

Narine's blitzkrieg allowed middle-oder batsman Nitish Rana to play boldly as he produced a crucial 34 off 25 balls. New Zealand seamer Tim Southee and England's Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali were acquired in the auction to support the talented Indian quartet of Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar and Pawan Negi.

With a new captain and an assurance at the inclusion of both Andre Russell and big-hitting Chris Lynn after injury scares, Kolkata will be hoping to keep their success rate against Bangalore intact.

Kohli's struggle to find his timing continued but AB de Villiers had no such worries. "As a captain, you're expected to at least go to the playoffs, that's the least anybody can expect", Karthik had said in his first interaction with journalists as KKR captain.

The Next Stop: A short turnaround for Kolkata who take on Shane Watson's Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday with Virat Kohli's side to meet Kings XI Punjab fresh off a victory and packed full of Australians, with Aaron Finch likely to slot straight into the final side after missing the first game due to his wedding. Narine scored a very fast 19 ball 50 alongside his skipper to help the KKR side begin the season with a win.

As per a report published in The Times of India, Virat Kohli's team will now reportedly have men and women dressed as Captain Henry Morgan, a Welsh privateer.

After being put to bat, Brendon McCullum provided RCB a fiery start. Though RCB has not been able to win an IPL trophy but this move this team has surely win hearts. De Villiers mistimed Rana and Johnson took the catch between long on and deep mid wicket. Together, Kuldeep Yadav and Piyush Chawla went for 38 runs off their 5 overs, picking up de Kock's wicket, a creditable return against a line-up of that ability.

This match was also Kohli and Robin Uthappa's 150th match in the IPL. Shubman Gill, 6. Nitish Rana, 7.



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