IPL 2021 Live Cricket Score, RCB vs KKR: Glenn Maxwell Hits Back-To-Back Fifties As Royal Challengers Bangalore Eye Big Finish | Cricket News

RCB vs KKR Live: Glenn Maxwell hits a shot during Match 10 of IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL




Having elected to bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are two wickets down vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 10 of the Indian Premier League at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Devdutt Padikkal and Glenn Maxwell are currently batting for RCB, and have built some momentum. Meanwhile, Varun Chakravarthy has taken two early wickets for KKR. Virat Kohli’s side are currently in an unbeaten run, and are without Dan Christian for the fixture. He has been replaced by Rajat Patidar. Meanwhile, KKR don’t have any team changes. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021, RCB vs KKR, Match 10 Live Cricket Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), From MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

  • 16:24 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Harbhajan tosses it on leg stump line. Padikkal reverse-sweeps it over point for a four!

  • 16:21 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short and wide delivery by Prasidh. Maxwell drills it to backward point, where Rana lets the ball go past his hands. FOUR! The fielder at deep third also misses it.

  • 16:20 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Prasidh, outside off. Maxwell trickles it to long-on for a single.

  • 16:18 (IST)

    One run, a 28-ball half-century for Glenn Maxwell!

    A full delivery Cummins, in middle. Maxwell guides it down to long-on for a single, and to reach his half-century in 28 balls.

    RCB are 78 for two in nine overs.

  • 16:16 (IST)

    FOUR! A TENNIS SHOT!

    A short delivery by Cummins, and Maxwell gets underneath it to tennis smash it over cover for a four!

  • 16:11 (IST)

    One run

    Varun tosses it up, on middle. Maxwell glances it off the back foot to deep midwicket for a single.

  • 16:10 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short offbreak delivery by Varun, and Maxwell creams it behind square for a four!

  • 16:10 (IST)

    SIX!

    Varun tosses it down, outside off, and its too short. Maxwell slams it over wide long-on for a six!

  • 16:03 (IST)

    No run

    Back of a length from Prasidh, and it cramps Maxwell. He inside edges it to cover. No run.

  • 16:02 (IST)

    FOUR! RCB CROSS THE 50-RUN MARK!

    A short and wide delivery by Prasidh. Maxwell slams it flat to the right of point for a four! MADE FULL USE OF THE FREE HIT!

  • 15:59 (IST)

    One run, RCB: 45/2

    17 runs from this over!

    Shakib tosses it up, and Maxwell guides it to long-off for a single.

    After six overs, RCB are 45 for two.

  • 15:58 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shakib tosses it up, Maxwell switch hits it over backward point for a one bounce four!

  • 15:57 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shakib tosses a short and wider delivery. Padikkal creams it between cover point and backward point for a four!

  • 15:54 (IST)

    SIX!

    Shakib tosses it up, on middle. Maxwell clears his front leg to launch it over midwicket for a six!

  • 15:54 (IST)

    Two runs

    Cummins bowls a short delivery, outside off. Padikkal pulls it to the left of Russell at mid-on for two runs.

  • 15:48 (IST)

    One run

    Shakib tosses it full, outside off. Padikkal hits it between deep midwicket and wide long-on for a single.

  • 15:46 (IST)

    FOUR! TOP SHOT!

    Shakib tosses it up, outside off. Maxwell smacks it between backward point and cover point for a four!

  • 15:45 (IST)

    One run

    Harbhajan tosses it up, outside off. Maxwell directs it to long-on for a single.

  • 15:42 (IST)

    OUT! Rajat Patidar b Varun Chakravarthy 1 (2), RCB: 9/2

    ANOTHER ONE FOR VARUN! RCB’S TOP ORDER COULD BE CRUMBLING TODAY!

    Varun tosses a flat delivery, and Patidar inside edges it, and it hits the off stump.

    In walks, Glenn Maxwell.

    RCB are 9 for two after two overs.

  • 15:39 (IST)

    OUT! Virat Kohli c Rahul Tripathi b Varun Chakravarthy 5 (6)

    BIG EARLY BREAKTHROUGH FOR KKR! AND WHAT A CATCH!

    Varun tosses a legcutter, turning away outside off. Kohli tries to launch it over mid-off but ends up slicing it over cover. Tripathi runs back from extra cover and puts in a superb catch.

    In walks, Rajat Patidar.

  • 15:34 (IST)

    One run

    Harbhajan tosses it up, on off. Kohli guides it towards long-on for a single.

  • 15:33 (IST)

    FOUR!

    It was a free hit and luck favoured Kohli!

    Harbhajan tosses a wide full toss, and Kohli under edges it between Karthik’s legs and it goes for a four!

  • 15:31 (IST)

    No run

    Harbhajan tosses it up, on a length with a slow turn. Kohli edges it wide of the spinner. No run.

  • 15:30 (IST)

    The action begins!

    Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal to open for RCB. Harbhajan Singh to start with the ball for KKR.

  • 15:08 (IST)

    Playing XIs

    Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

    Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers(w), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

  • 15:07 (IST)

    No changes for KKR: Eoin Morgan

    After losing the toss, Eoin Morgan revealed that there are no team changes for KKR. He stated that KKR will be aiming to finish their Chennai leg on a positive note.

  • 15:05 (IST)

    Dan Christian misses out: Virat Kohli

    After winning the toss, Virat Kohli revealed that Dan Christian won’t be playing vs KKR, and has been replaced by Rajat Patidar. He also said that RCB will bat first, as the pitch will get slower as the game goes on. Also, RCB will field three overseas players.

  • 15:01 (IST)

    RCB win toss, elect to bat

    RCB captain Virat Kohli has won the toss, and elected to bat.

  • 14:46 (IST)

    Pitch report

    Murali Karthik and Danny Morrison, who work for IPL’s broadcasting team, said that the square boundary is short at 60m, the other boundary is long at 71m. The pitch is drier, and is similar to the second fixture. They also feel it won’t be a good batting surface.

  • 14:17 (IST)

    Glenn Maxwell managing the pressure in IPL 2021!

    Since his arrival to RCB for Rs 14.25 crore, perpetual IPL underperformer Glenn Maxwell has put in top displays this year. The Australian all-rounder was released by Punjab Kings after IPL 2020, and was involved in a massive bidding war during the IPL 2021 Player Auction.

    During the win against MI in the season opener, Maxwell smashed a crucial knock of 39 runs in 28 balls, packed with three fours and two sixes. He followed it up with a Man of the Match display vs SRH, which RCB won by six runs. Maxwell slammed 59 runs off 41 balls, consisting of five fours and three sixes.

  • 14:10 (IST)

    Head to head

    Both teams have faced each other 26 times in the IPL, with KKR registering 14 wins. Meanwhile, RCB have won 12 times.

  • 14:06 (IST)

    Match preview

    KKR will be hoping to build a consistent in IPL 2021, unlike last season, where patchy form saw them miss out narrowly on the playoffs. Match 10 will see two of the world’s best white-ball captains taking on each other, with RCB having a slight edge due to an unbeaten run.

  • 13:52 (IST)

    IPL 2021 Live: KRR look to overcome disappointing loss!

    KKR will look to bounce back from their last match defeat and what better way to do it than take points off the only unbeaten team in the tournament. However, for that KKR need to be more clinical in the approach and decision-making.

  • 13:47 (IST)

    RCB vs KKR: Virat Kohli’s men high on confidence!

    The Virat Kohli-led side have made a brilliant start to their season, by beating defending champions Mumbai Indians and SunRisers Hyderabad in their open in their opening two matches. A third win n a row against KKR on Sunday will help them regain the top spot, which they lost to Mumbai last night.

  • 13:39 (IST)

    Hello and welcome! It’s double header day!

    Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 10th match in IPL 2021 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders. While RCB are on a roll after winning their first two matches, KKR suffered a disappointing loss against Mumbai Indian, after a dramatic batting collapse. 

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