Bangalore: A blistering knock from Robin Uthappa and a controlled innings from Rahul Dravid helps Royal Challengers Bangalore to thrash Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets here on Saturday in Bangalore.
Earlier, pacer Vinay Kumar took three wickets to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 160 for nine. Vinay took three for 23 and Jacques Kallis claimed two for 31 as Kolkata lost their way in the second half of their innings.
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In-reply, Dravid smashed 52 from 35 balls with five boundaries and two sixes, while Uthappa finished it off in style with a cracking innings of 52 from just 22 deliveries, having hit three boundaries and five sixes.
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Brendon McCullum smashed 45 from 36 balls with the help of five boundaries and two sixes and Sourav Ganguly 33 were the only contributors in Kolkata innings.
Vinay Kumar was adjudged as Man of the Match