Tuesday, December 7, 2021

IPL 2020 | KKR beat Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs on the October 10 IPL 2020 fixture.

It was Eoin Morgan who took Kolkata Knight Riders to 174/6 in 20 overs and that remained the challenge for ever-struggling RR.

Morgan remained unbeaten on 34. Andre Russell smashed three sixes, but sliced it to Jaydev Unadkat at deep backward point and was dismissed for 24.

It was Ankit Rajpoot who got the big man. Dinesh Karthik did not get going and edged one to Jos Buttler behind the stumps in Jofra Archer’s over. Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana, earlier built a good partnership but were dismissed in quick succession. RR captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bowl against Dinesh Karthik’s KKR.

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For RR last to go was Unadkat caught in the deep and Kuldeep took his scalp as RR were reduced to 106/9.

Before him  it was Jofra Archer who was dismissed by Varun Chakravarthy. Sunil Narine dismissed Shreyas Gopal. Varun Chakravarthy cleaned up the hero of the previous game Rahul Tewatia. Kamlesh Nagarkoti got rid of Robin Uthappa and Riyan Parag in the same over. Mavi had dismissed the in-form Sanju Samson and the dangerous Jos Buttler. Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith was dismissed by Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Pat Cummins early on in 175-run chase.

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