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“KKR vs RCB: Despite 10 Years, RCB’s Fortune Remains Unchanged”


New Delhi: With just 21 runs needed off the final over for victory, it seemed like Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had reached the threshold of triumph against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Every heart harbored a glimmer of hope that RCB would clinch the match, but as they say, nothing is greater than fate, and once again, RCB’s luck seemed to have turned sour.

Dinesh Karthik got out on the last ball of the 19th over, and from there, the tide began to turn. Fans of both RCB and KKR started praying fervently for victory, but ultimately, it was a catch by Mitchell Starc off his own delivery to dismiss Karan Sharma that sealed the thrilling match in KKR’s favor by just 1 run. After the close defeat snatched from the jaws of victory, the camera captured Virat Kohli’s dejected expression, leaving fans heartbroken.

KKR vs RCB: RCB’s Fortune Unchanged Even After 10 Years
RCB was set a target of 223 runs by KKR, and while chasing, KKR’s team managed to score 221 runs before getting all out. Rajat Patidar and Will Jacks played half-century innings, and Karan Sharma also put up a commendable performance. In the last over by Mitchell Starc, Karan Sharma hit three sixes, igniting hopes of victory for KKR. However, when RCB needed just 3 runs off 2 balls, a simple shot resulted in Starc catching his own delivery, sealing KKR’s victory by 1 run.

Closest Margins of Defeat for RCB in IPL (in terms of runs)

1 run – RCB vs KKR, Kolkata 2024*
2 runs – RCB vs KKR, Sharjah 2014
4 runs – RCB vs SRH, Abu Dhabi 2021
5 runs – RCB vs KKR, Kolkata 2008
5 runs – RCB vs SRH, Hyderabad 2018

Closest Margins of Victory for KKR in IPL (in terms of runs)

1 run – RCB vs KKR, Kolkata 2024*
2 runs – RCB vs RCB, Sharjah 2014
2 runs – RCB vs PBKS, Abu Dhabi 2020
4 runs – RCB vs SRH, Kolkata 2024

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