IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Rajasthan Royals By 6 Wickets
Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav starred with an impressive four-wicket spell as he set up Kolkata Knight Riders to a comfortable six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League match on Tuesday. Kuldeep (4/20) flummoxed Rajasthan Royals batsmen with his wrist spin. KKR chased down the small target with two overs to spare.
KKR captain Dinesh Karthik won the toss and put RR to bat. (Images courtesy: BCCI)
Jos Buttler (39) again played a fine knock but could not convert it to a big score.
Buttler and his opening partner Rahul Tripathi (27) put a 63-run partnership for the first wicket.
KKR's Kuldeep Yadav bowled a fiery spell taking four wickets for 20 runs.
KKR's Sunil Narine gave his team a blistering start hitting 21 runs in 7 balls.
Rajasthan's Ben Stokes (3/15) got the key wickets of Narine, Robin Uthappa and Chris Lynn.
Chris Lynn (45) played well for KKR ensuring they got closer to the target.
KKR captain Dinesh Karthik (41*) stayed right until the end helping his team beat Rajasthan.