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IPL 2024: Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine Star As KKR Beat RCB By 7 Wickets - In Pics

Kolkata Knight Riders became the first team this season to clinch an away win when they defeated the Royal Challengers Bengaluru by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League 2024 match on Friday. Put in to bat first, RCB posted 182/6 riding on Virat Kohli's 59-ball unbeaten 83. Kohli was well supported by Dinesh Karthik (20) in the latter stage of their innings. In reply, KKR started off on a rapid note with their openers blazing away. Phil Salt (30 off 20 balls) and Sunil Narine (47 off 22 balls) added 86 runs in just 6.3 overs. Later, Venkatesh Iyer (50 off 30 balls) and skipper Shreyas Iyer (39 off 24 balls) helped KKR complete the task with 19 balls remaining for the side's second win in three games.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru's captain Faf du Plessis, right, greets Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Shreyas Iyer at the end of the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Rinku Singh, right, receives a pat from Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli as the leave the field at the end of the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Venkatesh Iyer celebrates scoring fifty runs during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Shreyas Iyer plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Venkatesh Iyer reacts in pain after spraining his back during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine hits a six during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Phil Salt plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli bends to avoid getting hit by the ball while running between the wickets during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Dinesh Karthik plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Kolkata Knight Riders' Sunil Narine drops a catch of Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Glenn Maxwell during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli celebrates scoring fifty runs during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Spectators react after Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli hit a boundary during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Cameron Green plays a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru.

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