Kolkata defeat Bangalore by six wickets

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Kolkata Knight Riders chased down a score of 175 to defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in the Indian Premier League.

Virat Kohli led Bangalore with a score of 68 not out while Brendon McCullum added 38 off 28 balls. The Bangalore batting attack were without top runscorer AB de Villiers and struggled to a run rate of 8.75.

Kolkata sealed the victory with five balls to spare. Opener Chris Lynn scored 62 not out while Robin Uthappa added a quickfire 36 off 21 balls.

Kolkata now lie fourth in the Indian Premier League, while Bangalore remain in seventh.

Cover Photo: Your Out by Graham Dean used under license by CC BY 2.0.

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