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Chasing specialists Royal Challenge Bangalore cruised to yet another impressive victory, this one coming against Kolkata Knight Riders at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Requiring just 161 to win, RCB left it too late in their chase but were rescued in the nick of time by a bulldozing knock of 52* from 22 balls (with 3 fours and 5 sixes) from Robin Uthappa. This was after Rahul Dravid’s foundation laying innings of 52 from 35 balls. RCB won the game with as many as 17 balls to spare.
KKR were restricted to 160 for 9 with R Vinay Kumar picking up three wickets. Vinay was also the Man of the Match. Brendon McCullum was the top scorer with 45 from 36 balls. KKR had got off to a good start with Chris Gayle threatening to explode with a 15-ball 34.