IPL 2021 RCB vs KKR: Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers Power Royal Challengers Bangalore to Clinical Win Over Kolkata Knight Riders | See Pictures

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) produced an all-round performance on Sunday to beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs at the M A Chidambaram Stadium and maintain their perfect start to the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

RCB beat KKR by 38 runs to complete the hat-trick of wins this season. This is the first time RCB have won their first three matches of the season. They also sit at the top of points table. (© Twitter/@IPL)

RCB bowlers produced a clinical performance as they picked wickets at regular interval to dent KKR’s chase. (© Twitter/@IPL)

Chasing the massive target, KKR lost opener Shubman Gill after a fine start. Super Substitute Dan Christian takes a stunner to send him back to hut on 21. (© PTI)

AB de Villiers got the job done for Royal Challengers Bangalore with his unbeaten 76 run knock. RCB posted a mammoth 204/4 in 20 overs against KKR. (© PTI)

The flamboyant duo of Maxwell and AB de Villiers shared a 53 run stand in the middle to lay the foundation of a big total. Maxwell was dismissed by Pat Cummins on 78. (© PTI)

After the early blows, Glenn Maxwell took charge of the innings and put RCB back in front with a magnificent half-century. (© Twitter/@IPL)

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first against Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai. However, the decision didn’t go in their favour as RCB lost Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar’s wicket in the second over of the match. (© Twitter/@IPL)

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