Bangalore believed his close proximity to captain Virat Kohli and the feeling of making him wanted would do a world of good for a player, who had had mental health issues not so long ago.
Mayank Agarwal had top-scored for Punjab with 69 off 36 balls while his opening partner and skipper KL Rahul made 61 off 51 balls, taking them to 195 for four.
According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the bowling legend has had a stent fitted to unblock his artery.
McCullum admitted it was wrong on their part to take Varun Chakravarthy out of the bowling attack after the latter dismissed Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar.
Chasing 205, KKR got off to a flier as Shubman Gill scored 21 runs off just nine balls, but in trying to look for another big shot, Gill lost his wicket to Kyle Jamieson in the second over.
Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bowl against Punjab Kings in an Indian Premier League match here on Sunday.
RCB scored 56 runs in the last three overs, including 21 in the final six deliveries, to set KKR a stiff target after electing to bat.
Michael Vaughan feels Glenn Maxwell might end up as the player of the tournament in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2021.
Pacer Trent Boult and spinner Rahul Chahar both picked three wickets each as Mumbai Indians registered an easy win over SRH.
Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje said that tackling the dew will be one of the challenges at the Wankhede pitch in Mumbai.
KKR coach Brendon McCullum said that as the coach of the franchise, he is trying to get all the players in his side to free up a bit and fully express themselves.
Royal Challengers Bangalore made one change to their lineup as the side brought in Rajat Patidar in place of Daniel Christian.
Rohit Sharma added another feather to his highly illustrious cap as he completed 4000 runs in T20s as captain.
On this day, the first-ever match was played in the IPL, a battle between KKR and RCB at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
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