Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Scorecard Analysis: March 29, 2024

  • Toss: KKR won the toss and decided to field first.
  • Inning-1 (RCB): RCB scored 182 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
  • Inning-2 (KKR): KKR chased down the target, scoring 186 runs for 3 wickets in 16.5 overs.
  • Result: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets.
  • Player of the MatchSunil Narine of KKR, who scored 47 runs in 22 balls and took 1 wicket while conceding 40 runs in 4.0 overs.

In an exhilarating encounter that had cricket fans on the edge of their seats, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squared off against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a captivating Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match on Friday, March 29, 2024, at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The match, marked by outstanding performances and pivotal moments, was a testament to the high-octane cricket for which the IPL is renowned.

Match Overview

Date: March 29, 2024

Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won and elected to field

Result: Kolkata Knight Riders won by seven wickets

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – First Innings

Player Runs Balls 4s/6s Strike Rate
Virat Kohli (c) 83 59
Cameron Green 33 21
Glenn Maxwell 28 19
Total 182/6 20 Overs

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Second Innings

Player Runs Balls 4s/6s Strike Rate
Sunil Narine 47 22
Venkatesh Iyer 50 30
Total 186/3 16.5 Overs

Player of the Match: Sunil Narine for his all-round performance, scoring 47 runs and taking one wicket.

Key Highlights

  • First Innings: RCB, led by Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 83 off 59 and contributions from Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell, set a competitive target of 182 runs for six wickets.
  • Second Innings: Chasing the target, KKR’s top-order batters, especially Sunil Narine and Venkatesh Iyer, played crucial knocks to secure a victory for their team in just 16.5 overs.
  • Strategic Decisions: KKR’s decision to field first after winning the toss proved to be a masterstroke, as their bowlers restricted RCB to a chaseable total.


This thrilling match between KKR and RCB showcased cricket at its finest, with both teams displaying exceptional skill, strategy, and determination. The IPL continues to be a platform for some of the most exciting cricket matches, and this game was no exception. Fans were treated to a roller-coaster of emotions as KKR emerged victorious, highlighting the unpredictable and exhilarating nature of the game.

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