Live IPL 2021 Score Eliminator, RCB vs KKR: Sunil Narine Bags Fourth Wicket For Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 Down | Cricket News

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RCB vs KKR IPL Score: Sunil Narine got four wickets vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Eliminator.© BCCI/IPL




Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday in Eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Both the teams made no changes in their playing XI for the knockout game at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Bangalore finished third in the league stage with 18 points while Kolkata were the last team to qualify for the playoffs with 14 points. RCB registered a hard-fought victory by 7 wickets in their last league game against Delhi Capitals who lost Qualifier 1 to Chennai Super Kings. KKR will be full of confidence as they are coming on the back of two back-to-back victories in their last two league stage matches. Bangalore are still in the quest for their maiden IPL title while Kolkata won the title two times before in 2012 and 2014. The winner of this clash will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 while the losing team will be eliminated from the tournament. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Eliminator Live Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Straight From “Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah


  • 20:52 (IST)

    Narine Gets His Fourth Wicket!

    Narine to Maxwell, OUT, caught by Lokie Ferguson. Narine got four wickets and dismissed three big names in RCB batting lineup. What a night for him!! A big match player has performed in another important game for KKR.

    Maxwell c Ferguson b Narine 15(18) (4s-1)

    RCB 112/5 in 16.5 overs

  • 20:42 (IST)

    Excellent Bowling From Narine!

    Good over for Sunil Narine. He gave away 8 runs including a boundary and picked up a big wicket of AB de Villiers.

    RCB 108/4 in 15 overs

  • 20:39 (IST)

    OUT!

    BOWLED HIM!! Narine strikes again!! This time AB de Villiers has to go. Third wicket for the Caribbean spinner and a string of low scores still on for ABD.

    de Villiers b Narine 11(9) (4s-1)

    RCB 102/4 in 14.2 overs

  • 20:37 (IST)

    Can RCB Get The IPL Title This Time?

    This is a big match for Virat Kohli as captain because if Bangalore lose then it will be officially the last IPL game for him as a skipper. He has been the captain of the side since 2013 and every season the franchise roped in big names but they failed to get their hands on the title. RCB never won an IPL title but they played brilliantly this season as their combinations ticked both with bat and ball. They are yet again one of the strong contenders out of the four teams to lift the title. They were knocked out from the Eliminator in the last season and again they are playing that big Eliminator game this time vs Kolkata Knight Riders.

    100 up for RCB! ABD Maxwell are key for a good finish.

    RCB 100/3 in 14 overs.

  • 20:33 (IST)

    FOUR!

    AB de Villiers on the way with a boundary on the final ball of Sunil Narine’s over.

    RCB 94/3 in 13 overs

  • 20:31 (IST)

    Big WICKET!

    Ohh!! BOWLED!! Sunil Narine has got Kohli out in the big match. RCB are three down now in Eliminator against KKR. Kohli departs after a steady innings. Now everything lies in the hands of Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers.

    Kohli b Narine 39(33) (4s-5)

    RCB 89/3 in 12.2 overs.

  • 20:28 (IST)

    Much Needed Boundary!

    Finally a boundary from Virat Kohli. He was looking desperate for a big shot and Ferguson bowled that last ball to his legs and Kohli will never miss a ball there. Brilliant flick shot.

    RCB 87/2 in 12 overs.

  • 20:21 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shakib to Maxwell, reverse sweep and FOUR. Trademark Glenn Maxwell shot!!

  • 20:17 (IST)

    OUT!

    OUT!! KS Bharat was looking to break KKR’s momentum with his big shot but failed to go over the fence against Sunil Narine. Second wicket falls for RCB and that was a very good catch from Venkatesh Iyer.

    Srikar Bharat c Venkatesh Iyer b Sunil Narine 9(16)

    RCB 69/2 in 9.4 overs

  • 20:10 (IST)

    Two Good Overs For KKR!

    Two good overs for KKR. First Shakib Al Hasan gave away just 4 runs in his second over and then Varun Chakravarthy created a chance against KS Bharat that was missed by the wicketkeeper and gave five runs in the 8th over of the match.

    RCB 62/1 in 8 overs

  • 20:02 (IST)

    Virat Kohli Going Strong!

    At the end of powerplay overs, RCB have 53 runs on the board for the loss of a single wicket. Skipper Virat Kohli is batting along with the last match hero KS Bharat.

  • 19:56 (IST)

    OUT!

    Ferguson to Padikkal, OUT!! BOWLED!! Once again Padikkal failed to perform after a good start. First wicket falls for RCB.

    Padikkal b Ferguson 21(18) (4s-2)

    RCB 49/1 in 5.1 overs

  • 19:51 (IST)

    RCB Openers Target Mavi!

    More runs another boundary off this over. Devdutt Padikkal placed the ball again to the fine leg. RCB openers are targeting KKR’s last match hero-Shivam Mavi.

  • 19:49 (IST)

    Good Start For RCB!

    FOUR!! That was an absolute class from Virat Kohli, stepped out and played to the covers on the first ball of Shivam Mavi’s second over.

    RCB 40/0 in 4.1 overs

  • 19:48 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Another boundary from Devudutt Padikkal, to fine leg this time. Ferguson bowled that delivery with a speed of 147km/hr and Padikkal just showed direction to the ball. Good Start From RCB.

  • 19:44 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Ferguson to Padikkal, FOUR, very nicely played by the youngster to third man. First boundary for Padikkal in this match.

  • 19:40 (IST)

    FOUR On No-Ball!

    Full-toss from Mavi and Kohli got another boundary on the No-Ball, this time to the third man.

    RCB 17/0 in 2 overs

  • 19:38 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Mavi to Kohli, FOUR, to covers. Captain gone for a big shot in quite over and he got the result on the final ball again.

    Wait it’s a No- Ball!

  • 19:33 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Boundary on the final ball from RCB skipper Virat Kohli.

    RCB 7/0 after 1st over

  • 19:31 (IST)

    First Run!

    Devdutt Padikkal is off the mark with a single on the first ball.

  • 19:30 (IST)

    Players In Middle!

    Shakib Al Hasan will bowl the first over for KKR. Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli are ready with the bat for RCB.

  • 19:29 (IST)

    Can Harshal Patel Go Past Dwayne Bravo’s Record Today?

    RCB speedster Harshal Patel is on the merge of breaking a huge IPL record. The pacer has 30 wickets this season after his name and he is just 3 wickets away to break Dwayne Bravo’s most wicket in a season record. Bravo took 32 wickets in an IPL season that is the most by any bowler in tournament history.

  • 19:12 (IST)

    Unchanged Playing XI For KKR As Well!

    Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy

  • 19:11 (IST)

    No Changes In RCB Playing XI!

    Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (w), Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Daniel Christian, Shahbaz Ahmed, George Garton, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

  • 19:02 (IST)

    RCB Win Toss, Opt To Bat In Sharjah!

    Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper has won the toss and elected to bat vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

  • 18:53 (IST)

    Knockout Battle!

    Both the teams met two times this season with each winning one.

    Match 31- Abu Dhabi

    KKR registered a big win by 9 wickets over RCB when they met last time during the league stage. RCB got all out for 92 runs in that game where Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell didn’t allow Bangalore batters to settle with their regular wickets. Chakravarthy and Russell got three wickets each in that clash while Lokie Ferguson got two.

    Match 10- Chennai

    Batting first RCB put up 204 runs on the board where AB de Villiers (76*) and Glenn Maxwell (78) were the standout performers with the bat. ABD remained not out and played with a strike rate of 275 to take his team to a big total. Later while bowling RCB bowlers dominated the game and guided their team to a comfortable 38-run win.

    Today both sides will faceoff for the third time this season to go a step ahead to play the finals against Chennai Super Kings. The losing side will be eliminated while the winning team will take on Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.

  • 18:12 (IST)

    Hello And Welcome!

    Hello and Welcome to the live blog of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021 Eliminator. The match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. RCB finished the league stage at the third spot while KKR were the fourth and last team to qualify for the playoffs. Both the teams are coming on the back of a win in their last game, RCB defeated DC in a last-ball finish while KKR completely outplayed Rajasthan Royals.

    The winner of this game will face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 on Wednesday.

    The match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 7:00 PM IST. Stay with us for all the live updates.

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