Stats made in Eliminator, RCB vs KKR
Kolkata Knight Riders achieved victory against Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets in the Eliminator of Indian Premier League 2021 which was held at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on Monday, October 11, 2021. Here are some important stats made in eliminator match.
Virat Kohli has also revealed that he is going to step down as RCB captain after the completion of this season.
KKR will play against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.
Virat Kohli won the toss and took the decision of batting first.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Innings
Virat Kohli gave a fine start as well as vital contribution of 39 runs. Partnership of Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal contributed only 49 runs for the first wicket.
In the middle overs, Narine provided resistance to the flow of runs and batters of RCB were unable to show their skills.
Narine picked up 4 wickets and gave away 21 runs.
With this, RCB posted the total of 138 runs for the fall of 7 wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings
KKR started the match well with the opening partnership of Shubham Gill and Venkatesh Iyer. Their partnership gave the vital contribution of 41 runs.
Bowlers of RCB tried but unsuccessful from achieving the target of 139 runs. KKR performed well and achieved the target with the fall of 6 wickets in 19.4 overs.
KKR’s stats made in Eliminator
It happened for 16th time in IPL that KKR registered victory against RCB. It is second highest number of victory against any team. Punjab Kings is the team against which KKR has achieved victory maximum number of times i.e 16.
Virat Kohli’ s stats made in Eliminator
Virat Kohli has made the record of hitting 900 fours in T20 cricket. He became second Indian cricketer after Shikhar Dhwan to have such a great achievement. Among all cricketers, he is seventh one to have such a great achievement.
It happened for 8th time that Kohli has scored 400+ runs in an IPL season. He is on second rank in this regard. Suresh Raina has made such score for 9 times.
Harshal Patel’s stats made in Eliminator
Harshal Patel achieved the record of grabbing highest number of wickets in IPL 2021. He has bagged 32 wickets in this season of IPL. Dwayne Bravo also picked up 32 wickets in IPL 2013.
Mohammed Siraj’s stats made in Eliminator
Mohammed Siraj has completed his 50 IPL wickets.
Sunil Narine’s stats made in Eliminator
Sunil Narine picked up 4 wickets and gave away 21 runs and it is best bowling figures by a KKR bowler in a playoff match.
Narine has made four-wicket IPL hauls for 8 times and it is highest number for any player.
Narine achieved the record of becoming first player to take 3 four-wicket hauls against an IPL team.
It happened for fourth time that Narine picked the wicket of AB de Villiers in IPL.
Yuzvendra Chahal’stats made in Eliminator
Up till now, Yuzvendra Chahal now has picked up 42 IPL wickets in UAE, joint- highest for any bowler. Jasprit Bumrah is another bowler with such record.
Glenn Maxwell’s stats made in Eliminator
Glenn Maxwell has achieved the position of 5th batsman who has completed 500 runs in an IPL season.