“Extraordinarily Particular As a result of…”: Mamata Banerjee’s Message After KKR’s Win | Cricket Information

Chasing 205, RCB crashed to 123 all out in reply as the house crew’s spinners ran amok.© AFP

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) gamers after the two-time champions defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday. All-rounder Shardul Thakur slammed a 20-ball half-century, earlier than Varun Chakravarthy’s four-wicket haul spoiled the social gathering for RCB in entrance of a packed Eden Gardens. After the match, Mamata Banerjee congratulated the gamers for pulling off a particular win in what was their first dwelling sport of the season.

“Immediately’s victory is extraordinarily particular as a result of it is usually the primary match of the season in Eden Gardens Stadium! Heartiest congratulations to @KKRiders…each single participant gave their finest. Good luck for all upcoming matches!,” the West Bengal chief minister tweeted.

After being invited to bat, Rahmanullah Gurbaz gave KKR an excellent begin with 57 off 44 balls however the Afghan’s dismissal, together with Andre Russell for a duck the subsequent ball, left the crew trying in hassle.

Nonetheless, Thakur hit 9 fours and three sixes throughout his knock of 68, powering KKR to 204/7 from a worrisome 89-5 within the twelfth over.

Thakur’s dominant present put the hosts again in management and a sixth wicket partnership with Rinku Singh notched 103 runs off solely 47 balls.

RCB crashed to 123 all out in reply as the house crew’s spinners ran amok, with Varun Chakaravarthy selecting 4-15 in lower than 4 overs.

KKR subsequent tackle defending champions Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad on Sunday and can have English opener Jason Roy accessible.

(With AFP Inputs)

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