IPL Highlights, RR vs KKR: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine Power Kolkata Knight Riders To Emphatic Win Over Rajasthan Royals

Updated:08 April 2019 00:18 IST

IPL 2019, Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights: Rajasthan Royals scored 139/3 in 20 overs.

IPL Highlights, RR vs KKR: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine Power Kolkata Knight Riders To Emphatic Win Over Rajasthan Royals
RR vs KKR IPL Score: Sunil Narine made a quickfire 47 off 25 balls for Kolkata Knight Riders. © BCCI/IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 8 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Chasing 140 runs, KKR openers Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine gave the visitors a flying start as the duo galloped 52 runs in only 4.1 overs. Sunil Narine was at his best as he scored a quickfire 47 off just 25 balls at a strike rate of 188. His innings included 6 fours and 3 sixes. Narine and Lynn clobbered boundaries around the park at will as they added 91 runs for the 1st wicket in 8.3 overs. Narine was dismissed by Shreyas Gopal. On the other hand, Lynn brought up his 7th IPL half-century before he was dismissed for 50 off 32 balls. His innings also included 6 fours and 3 sixes. Gopal dismissed Lynn who was caught at 1st slip by Steve Smith. By the time Lynn was dismissed, KKR were in touching distance from a fabulous win. Robin Uthappa scored 26 off 16 (1 four, 2 sixes) to ensure KKR don't lose further wickets. With this win, KKR climbed to the top of the points table, dethroning Chennai Super Kings with a superior net run rate. Earlier, RR scored 139/3 in 20 overs courtesy a fluent 73 not out by Steve Smith. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2019 Highlights Updates Between Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, straight from Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.

  • 22:57 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Thank you for joining us

    That brings an end to the 21st match of the IPL 2019 between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders in Jaipur. Thank you for joining us for the live coverage.
  • 22:51 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    WIDE

    Ben Stokes bowls one down the leg-side as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets. They chase the 140-run target in 13.5 overs.
  • 22:48 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR! Byes

    Gill gives finishing touches to the run-chase as the ball brushes past his pads towards fine-leg.
  • 22:45 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Uthappa hits the ball straight back past Gopal to hit the second maximum of the over. KKR need just 7 more runs to win from 43 balls.
  • 22:44 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Uthappa rocks back to smack the short ball bowled by Gopal towards deep mid-wicket. 
  • 22:41 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Jofra Archer comes in to bowl the 12th over.
  • 22:39 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Shubhman Gill is the new batsman at the crease.
  • 22:39 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    WICKET!

    Gopal strikes again! Lynn fails to clear the boundary at deep backward square leg as Midhun takes an easy catch. Lynn departs for 50 off 32. KKR are 114/2 in 10.5 overs.
  • 22:37 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FIFTY!

    Lynn takes a single and gets his 7th IPL half-century.
  • 22:36 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Halfway

    10 overs have been bowled. Kolkata Knight Riders are 105/1. They need 35 runs to win from 60 balls.
  • 22:33 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Lynn outside-edges the ball through the slip region towards the third man boundary. With this, KKR reach 103/1 in 9.3 overs.
  • 22:31 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Uthappa gets his first boundary between deep extra-cover and long-off region.
  • 22:29 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Robin Uthappa is the new batsman at the crease.
  • 22:28 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    WICKET!

    Gopal strikes! He dismisses the dangerous looking Sunil Narine for 47. The Trinidadian edges the ball as Steve Smith takes a sharp catch at 1st slip. KKR are 91/1 in 8.3 overs. 
  • 22:27 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Lynn dispatches the ball in the deep square-leg region.
  • 22:26 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Narine completes the over with another maximum as he hits his 3rd six towards deep mid-wicket.
  • 22:24 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Narine hits his 3rd maximum as he hits the ball towards deep mid-wicket.
  • 22:22 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    WIDE

    Sudhesan bowls one down the leg-side.
  • 22:21 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Debutant!

    Sudhesan Midhun has been introduced into the attack.
  • 22:18 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Shreyas Gopal has been introduced into the attack by Ajinkya Rahane.
  • 22:14 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    End of the powerplay

    Kolkata Knight Riders are 65/0 after 6 overs. This is the 2nd highest powerplay score in IPL 2019. Sunil Narine is batting on 34 off 16 balls while Lynn is unbeaten on 29 from 20 balls. KKR need 75 runs to win from 84 balls to win.
  • 22:13 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Narine continues to plunder runs as he smacks the ball towards long-on.
  • 22:11 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Narine moves his front leg and smacks the ball in the deep mid-wicket region.
  • 22:08 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Lynn dispatches the ball over long-on. With this, the 50-run partnership comes up between Lynn and Narine. KKR are 52/0 in 4.1 overs.
  • 22:04 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Lynn gets a boundary in the deep mid-wicket region.
  • 22:04 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR! Byes

    Lynn is lucky not to be dismissed as the bails don't fall. He was bowled by Kulkarni but the bails weren't dislodged. Instead, the ball kisses the leg stump and goes past Buttler towards the fence. 
  • 22:02 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Dropped!

    Sunil Narine has been dropped by Rahul Tripathi. He top-edges the ball but Tripathi misses an easy catch.
  • 22:01 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    After 3 overs

    KKR are 36/0.
  • 22:00 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Lynn gets a boundary square off the third man fielder.
  • 22:00 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Change in bowling

    Jofra Archer has been introduced into the attack by Rahane.
  • 21:59 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Narine plunders 22 runs from Gowtham's over as he finishes the over with a boundary hit in the deep extra cover region.
  • 21:58 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Boundaries continue to flow as Narine gets another through the square-leg region. 
  • 21:56 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    SIX!

    Narine smacks the ball in the deep mid-wicket region. 
  • 21:55 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Narine gets his 1st boundary towards fine-leg.
  • 21:54 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Krishnappa Gowtham will be bowling the 2nd over.
  • 21:53 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    End of the first over

    KKR are 10/0.
  • 21:52 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Lynn drives the ball towards the deep extra-cover region to get the 2nd boundary of the over.
  • 21:51 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    FOUR!

    Lynn inside-edges the ball as it went past wicket-keeper Jos Buttler for a boundary.
  • 21:49 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    Run-chase begins!

    Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine will open the batting for KKR. Dhawal Kulkarni will be bowling the 1st over.
  • 21:34 (IST)Apr 07, 2019

    End of the innings

    Rajasthan Royals score 139/3 in 20 overs. Steve Smith remained unbeaten on 73 runs off 59 balls.

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