RR vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2020: Youngsters Shine As Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Rajasthan Royals By 37 Runs
IPL 2020, Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Highlights: RR suffered their maiden defeat in the ongoing edition, after being handed a target of 175.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 37 runs in the 12th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. RR were restricted to 137/9 in 20 overs, after being handed a target of 175. All-rounder Tom Curran (54*) was the highest run-scorer, with none of the other batsmen able to make an impact. Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Varun Chakravarthy accounted for two dismissals apiece. Earlier, KKR posted a total of 174/6 in 20 overs after being sent in to bat. Opener Shubman Gill was the highest run-scorer for the side, scoring 47 runs off 34 deliveries in an innings comprising of five boundaries and a six. With KKR losing wickets at regular intervals and no batsman really getting set after Gill, Eoin Morgan hit an unbeaten 34 off 23 to help KKR post a competitive total. English pacer Jofra Archer was the pick of the bowlers for RR, accounting for two wickets while conceding only 18 runs. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Highlights Between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
- 23:15 (IST)WICKET! Jaydev Unadkat c Kamlesh Nagarkoti b Kuldeep Yadav 9 (13)Rajasthan Royals lose their 9th wicket as Jaydev Unadkat pulls the ball straight to Kamlesh Nagarkoti at deep midwicket. There was some delay as Unadkat believed the ball had hit the spidercam cable, which was later declined due to lack of anything conclusive. Ankit Rajpoot is the final batsman for RR.
- 22:21 (IST)WICKET! Riyan Parag c Shubman Gill b Kamlesh Nagarkoti 1 (6)Shubman Gill completes an excellent catch to dismiss Riyan Parag for just 1. Parag slashed the ball hard, with the ball moving swiftly to Gill's left. However, the young cricketer maintained his cool, completing the catch astutely. Tom Curran is the next batsman in.
- 21:47 (IST)WICKET! Steve Smith c Dinesh Karthik b Pat Cummins 3 (7)Steve Smith departs for 3 runs off 7 deliveries, as he gets a thin inside edge while attempting an ambitious shot off Pat Cummins, with Dinesh Karthik completing the catch. Sanju Samson is the new man in.
- 21:09 (IST)WICKET! Pat Cummins c Sanju Samson b Tom Curran 12 (10)Pat Cummins departs as he is deceived following a slower bouncer by Tom Curran. Cummins attempted to smash the bouncer for a big hit, without any proper connect resulting in a catch to Sanju Samson, who manages to hold on to the catch despite hitting his head against the ground during the process.
- 20:45 (IST)