In the 31st match of the IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the match by 9 wickets with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) due to great performance in bowling.
Previously RCB won the toss and chose to bat first and the whole team was all out at 92/10 in the 19th over due to great bowled by Andre Russell 3/9 (3), Varun Chakravarthy 3/13 (4), and Lockie Ferguson 2/24 (4). Only Devdutt Padikkal 22 (20) good batted from the RCB side.
Due to a great opening partnership between Shubham Gill 48 (34), and Venkatesh Iyer 41 (27) not out, KKR chased the target of 93 in only 10 overs and won the match by 9 wickets with RCB. After winning this match, KKR placed at 5th position in the IPL 2021 points table.
Due to his great performance in bowling, Varun Chakravarthy 3/13 (4) (KKR), was declared as the Player of the Match.