KKR eased past RCB by 82 runs © BCCI
KKR eased past RCB by 82 runs © BCCI

Match 27 between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata was the most talked about match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 group stages (#KKRvRCB). This match saw KKR bundle RCB out for the lowest IPL score – 49 – while chasing a modest target of 132. RCB managed to win just one match after that and as a result finished bottom of the IPL 2017 table. KKR however managed to finish at No. 4 with 16 points from their 14 matches. They will take on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Eliminator on Wednesday. The winner of that match play the loser of the first Qualifier between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in the second qualifier. Full Cricket Scorecard: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2017, Match 27 at Kolkata

Some of the other matches that got Twitter abuzz were RPS vs MI, SRH vs RCB, RCB vs MI and Gujarat Lions vs KKR. Also #MSDhoni ruled Twitter throughout the group stages. Table toppers MI were the most talked about team. KKR, RCB and RPS were the other teams that the users were talking about the most. The IPL 2017 is now on the final legs. With the group stage done and dusted, the top four teams will look to give it their all to make it to the final, which will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad.

Among the top four teams only RPS have not won the title yet, having made their debut in the competition in 2016.  MI and KKR have won it twice, while SRH won it just last year.