Russell scripts big win for KKR, another loss fir RCB

Kohli and AB de Villiers made 108-run partnership was condemned to becoming a side note as Andre Russell launched a stunning assault on Tim Southee to help KKR chase down a target of 206 with five balls to spare. Russell came on strike in the second ball of the 19th over having already made 20 off eight balls and KKR needing 29 to win off 11. He struck off 28 of those runs off the next five balls hitting three sixes on the trot, a four and then a six again.

Needing 66 runs off 24 balls, KKR were up against it before Russell came in and smashed an unbeaten 48 off 13 balls to complete the job with five balls to spare. His breathtaking knock comprised seven sixes and one four. He was give Man of the Match.