KKR players were thrilled after their resounding victory over RCB in Abu Dhabi.© Instagram
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) produced a clinical demonstration in Abu Dhabi as they outclassed the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets on Monday. After their “outright victory” over RCB, KKR posted a video on their Instagram account in which the team can be seen celebrating their big win. “Locker room scenes after beating RCB. Six minutes of pure love inside the #KKR locker room after outright victory over @royalchallengersbangalore last night in Abu Dhabi FULL team effort,” the captioned video said.
In the video, KKR head coach Brendon McCullum said the team were able to put in a full performance as they faced the main opposition players – Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers.
“Every team has big players. If we have the mentality that we’re going to take them down, look what can happen. AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and today we have dominated them. Okay, look what happens. going on we’re able to put together a full performance on them because we took on the big boys, ”McCullum said in a video posted to social media by KKR.
“In the next game we’re going to be up against some big guys as well. That’s what I’m talking about, look them in the eye and say we’ll face you,” added McCullum.
In the game, KKR knocked out RCB for a paltry 92 in 19 overs as Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell each took three wickets while Lockie Ferguson provided two breakthroughs in Kolkata.
Chasing 93 points to win, the top KKR established a solid 82 point position as the team hit the target with 10 overs to spare.
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