Daniel Christian, a versatile Royal Challengers Bangalore player, might have missed the game against the Kolkata Knight Riders; however, he has proven his worth in the field. As Shubman Gill continued to direct the momentum towards the Knight Riders in a steep 205 chase, Daniel Christian’s mid-race armor helped him put the brakes on. In the process, Kyle Jamieson got the first breakthrough for his team.
Shubman Gill looked sharp from the start as he crossed a limit to give the Knight Riders a good start in pursuit of 205. The right-handed batsman was tough in the second on bolted by Kyle Jamieson as he started. with a limit, followed by two clean hits for six in the third and fourth ball. But Jamieson rebounded by sending Gill to the flag as a poorly timed shot landed in Daniel Christian as he sprinted to his right and caught the ball halfway through.
Previously, the Royal Challengers Bangalore had chosen to beat first and put 205 wins for Kolkata Knight Riders despite losing two wickets in second. Glenn Maxwell wrote off 79 of 48 deliveries and shared half a century’s stalls with Devdutt Padikkal and AB De Villiers. De Villiers provided the finishing touch by not finishing 76 out of 34 balls.
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