In reply, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 210/8 in 20 overs and lost the match by 18 runs.
Nitish Rana (58 off 35) and Eoin Morgan (44 off 18) tried their best but couldn’t help KKR cross the victory line.
After this win, Delhi Capitals are now leading the points table on the basis of NRR.
Earlier in the day, skipper Virat Kohli 72 off 53 (7 fours, 2 sixes) not out and Padikkal 63 off 45 (6 fours, 1 six) and 99 run stand between them for the second wicket helped RCB beat RR by 8 wickets here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
RR posted 154/6 in 20 overs while RCB after losing 2 wickets scored 158 in 19.1 over winning the game easily.
RCB from 4 matches have won 3 and are at top of the IPL table with 6 points while RR from 4 matches have won 2 losing today’s match and are at third last in bottom. (UNI)