New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders' plan to contain the run-scoring spree of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers went in vain, as the prolific duo stitched another unbeaten match-winning partnership for Royal Challengers Bangalore for a second match in a row.
The duo, who added an incredible unbeaten 229-run partnership against Gujarat Lions in Match 44, followed it with another unbeaten 115-run stand for the second-wicket partnership against Kolkata in Match 48.
While KKR boast of a quality spin attack, none of the spinners looked to disrupt the rhythm of these two champion batsmen, who have taken the level of cricket to an altogether different level.
Opening the innings, while Kohli scored unbeaten 75 runs, AB was not far behind with a 59-run knock.
Chasing a decent total of 183 runs, much to the dismay of the KKR fans, RCB opener Chris Gayle rediscovered his form as the West Indian smashed a 31-ball 49.
Once he was dismissed in the eighth over by compatriot Sunil Narine, it was another Kohli-AB show as KKR fielders were sent on a leather hunt.
Here are the highlights of the match:
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