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Cricket: Kolkata cruise to win in Bengaluru

# Cricket: Virat Kohli batted out the innings for the Royal Challengers Bengaluru with his second straight IPL half-century, but the Kolkata Knight Riders still cruised to a seven-wicket victory in Bangalore. Chasing the home side’s 182 for six, Kolkata reached their target with 19 balls to spare with a six from skipper Shreyas Iyer. Bengaluru captain Faf du Plessis praised Phil Salt for his quick-fire 30 and Sunil Narine, who hit 47, as they opened the visitors’ innings with a partnership of 86.