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Highlights: IPL 7 Match 49: KKR Vs RCB in Kolkata

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Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 19:36 [IST]
 
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Kolkata, May 22: Robin Uthappa's world record half century powered Kolkata Knight Riders into the playoffs of IPL 7 after a 30-run victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore today.

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Uthappa hit an unbeaten 83 off 51 as KKR posted 195/4 in 20 overs. In reply, RCB were kept to 165/5. With this loss at the Eden Gardens, RCB are out of the playoffs race.

Highlights: IPL 7 Match 49: KKR Vs RCB

Highlights

# KKR joined Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings in the playoffs. The fourth and final slot will be occupied by either Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians or Sunrisers Hyderabad

# RCB are out of the tournament. In their last league game on May 24 at home, they play CSK

# This was KKR's 6th win in a row. Overall, 8th win of the season (16 points) in 13 games

# Robin Uthappa set a new world record with his 8th consecutive score of 40 and more

# Today's half century was 5th in this edition of IPL for Uthappa

# Uthappa claimed the Orance Cap from Glenn Maxwell. The opener now has 572 runs in 13 innings

# Sunil Narine took the Purple Cap. He now has 20 wickets

# KKR hold both Orange and Purple Caps now

# This is the first time the Orange Cap was been taken away from Maxwell in IPL 7

# Fours - KKR: 20; RCB: 14

# Sixes - KKR: 7; RCB: 4

# Top scorers - KKR: Uthappa 83 not out (51 balls, 10x4, 1x6); RCB: Yogesh Takawale 45 (36 balls, 5x4, 1x6)

# Highest wickets - RCB: 1 wicket each for Mitchell Starc, Ashok Dinda and Abu Nechim Ahmed; KKR: Sunil Narine 4/20 in 4

# Powerplay scores (1-6) - KKR: 45/2; RCB: 36/1

# Uthappa scored his 50 in 34 balls

# Highest partnership of the match - 121 (11.4 overs) Uthappa and Shakib Al Hasan for 4th wicket

# Most expensive bowler of the match - Yuzvendra Chahal 0/50 in 4 overs (12.00)

# Most economical bowler - Narine 4/20 in 4 (5.00)

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Story first published:  Thursday, May 22, 2014, 19:29 [IST]
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