• Monday, August 08, 2022

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Narine and Rana guide KKR to comfortable four-wicket victory against RCB

Sunil Narine

By: Sarwar Alam

A new-look Kolkata Knight Riders under new skipper Dinesh Karthik overcame the jitters to notch up a convincing four-wicket win over heavyweights Royal Challengers Bangalore and make a positive start to their campaign in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. Chasing a stiff 177 after KKR opted to bowl, opener Sunil Narine set up the chase with a 17-ball 50 (4×4, 5×6), the joint fourth-fastest fifty in the IPL. A sensational display of pace bowling from Umesh Yadav brought RCB back on track as he produced a twin blow, dismissing Narine and Robin Uthappa. But skipper Karthik (35 off 29…

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