Andre Russell, Nitish Rana shine on a day when RCB beat KKR by 10 runs
Kolkata, Apr 20 (IBNS): Andre Russell's heroic knock of 65 runs and Rana's well played unbeaten 85 runs innings remained useless at the end as Kolkata Knight Riders were defeated by visitors Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match here on Friday.
Russell remained ruthless in his knock as he kept smashing nine sixes and two boundaries in his innings which gave hopes to fans that Shah Rukh Khan's side will clinch a victory against the Southern team.
Rana looked composed and played till the end. He hammered nine boundaries and five sixes in his innings.
Dale Steyn added two wickets for RCB.
It was the last two overs by Stoinis and Chahal, where they managed to put some dot balls, which helped RCB win the match and stopped KKR from reaching the target.
In RCB's innings, Kohli remained the champion batsman to look at. He smashed nine boundaries and four sixes in the innings that put RCB on the driver's seat.
Moen Ali of England added 66 runs.