Market Report – Indian Premier League – Matchday 27, April 26, 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2023

Kolkata defeated Bangalore on their home ground for the 5th consecutive time. The win also ended Kolkata’s 4-match losing streak. Keep reading to check the match happenings and Sportiqo’s market update.


Match 36: Kolkata vs. Bangalore


Kolkata 200 for 5 (Roy 56, Chakaravarthy 3/27(6.18%)) beat Bangalore 179 for 8 (Kohli 54(5.52%), Hasaranga 2/24) by 21 runs.


After being invited to bat first, Kolkata got off to a flying start. Jason Roy played another dominating innings of 56 off 29 while his opening partner, Narayan Jagadeesan, scored 27 off 29. Vijaykumar Vyshak dismissed both of them in the 10th over of the innings. Kolkata were 88 for 2 at the halfway stage. Both Nitish Rana(37.30%) and Venkatesh Iyer were dropped in the early part of their innings. They capitalized on the chances and formed an 80-run stand. Rana scored 48 off 21, while Iyer made 31 off 26. Rinku Singh’s(↑10.80%) 18* off 10 and David Wiese’s 12* off 3 took their team to 200.

Bangalore got off to a flyer in the chase as they scored 30 off the first 2 overs. Suyash Sharma was introduced in the third over, and he got rid of the dangerous Faf du Plessis(↑7.38%) for 17(7). Shahbaz Ahmed↓64.51%) and Glenn Maxwell(↓4.36%) fell cheaply to Varun Chakravarthy(6.18%) as the powerplay ended at 58 for 3. Virat Kohli(5.52%) and Mahipal Lomror stitched a 55-run partnership to reduce the equation to 88 off 52. But both of them departed in a space of 5 balls as Bangalore lost all the momentum. They could only get to 179 for 8 in 20 overs, handing a 21-run win to Kolkata. Kohli scored 54 off 37, while Chakaravarthy bagged 3 wickets.


Sportiqo Points Analysis


Nitish Rana’s(37.30%) remarkable innings of 48 off 21 made him the top player on the list. His 44.4 Sportiqo points were the result of his 3 boundaries and 4 maximums. Following him, Varun Chakravarthy(↑6.18%) returned with the figures of 24 for 3 in just 4 overs. His outstanding performance helped him secure 19.25 Sportiqo points. Faf du Plessis'(↑7.38%) knock of 17 off 7 earned him 18.2 points. He smashed a four and 2 sixes.


Let’s see the performances and Sportiqo points of the most prominent players on day 27:

PlayerPerformanceSportiqo Points
Nitish Rana48(21) & 0/844.4
Varun Chakravarthy3/2419.25
Faf du Plessis17(7)18.2
Virat Kohli54(37)18
Rinku Singh18*(10)15
Andre Russell1(2) & 2/293.25
Dinesh Karthik22(18)2.7
Glenn Maxwell5(4)-2
Mohammed Siraj1/33-2.5
Sunil Narine0/41-7.5
Harshal Patel0/44-20
Shahbaz Ahmed2(5) & 0/25-30.5


Market Update


Nitish Rana’s(37.30%) stocks shot up by ₹66.24. Rinku Singh(↑10.80%) also had his price appreciated by ₹23.66. While, Sunil Narine’s(↑8.22%) stocks escalated by ₹5.27. On the other hand, Shahbaz Ahmed(↓64.51%) got his stocks dropped by ₹27.27. Harshal Patel’s(↓52.37%) and Andre Russell’s(↓4.53%) price also depreciated by ₹16.5 and ₹4.43, respectively. 


Let’s find out in detail how the prices have changed for the top players after the twenty-seventh day of the league:

PlayerSportiqo Points26 Apr Price27 Apr Price% ChangeCummulative Points Earned
Nitish Rana44.4177.57243.8137.30%147.35
Rinku Singh15219.14242.8010.80%155.2
Sunil Narine-7.564.1569.428.22%-17.25
Faf du Plessis18.2356.44382.747.38%272.2
Varun Chakravarthy19.2562.3366.196.18%38.8
Dinesh Karthik2.765.2468.915.62%7.6
Virat Kohli18187.79198.155.52%130.7
Mohammed Siraj-2.5147.38142.60-3.24%84.05
Glenn Maxwell-2281.40269.13-4.36%171.85
Andre Russell3.2597.6493.21-4.53%31.35
Harshal Patel-2031.5015.00-52.37%-47.05
Shahbaz Ahmed-30.542.2715.00-64.51%-34.9


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