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Patna : Former Champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) struggled to score only 84/8 in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 39th match of IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on October 21, 2020, night, with Mohammad Siraj taking 3/8 in 4 overs two of which were maiden and leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal taking 2/15 in 4 overs. Fast bowler Navdeep Saini and spinner Washington Sundar took one wicket each. It was a pathetic display of batting by the KKR batsmen.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, KKR made a disastrous start losing their first three wickets for just three runs in 2.2 overs and were soon 14/5 in 3.3 over. KKR lost their 5th wicket that of former captain Dinesh Karthik at 32. Karthik fell to Chahal for 4. Fast bowler Pat Cummins, who is known for his big hittings, also fell to Chahal for 4 and it was 40/6 in 12.3 overs. captain Eoin Morgan fell to Washington Sudar for 30 in 34 balls with 2 fours and 1 six and it was 57/7 in 15.4 overs. fast Spinner Kuldeep Yadav was run out for 12 on the last ball of the 20th over and it was 84/8. Fast bowler Lokie Ferguson remained unbeaten on 19 in 16 balls with 1 four. Ferguson and Kuldeep added 27 runs for the 8th wicket.