RR vs KKR Match Report 12

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were successful in recording their second successive win in the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, beating Rajasthan Royals (RR) by runs in Dubai on Wednesday.

The match began with KKR wherein Gill geared up in hitting a six off Ankit Rajpoot in the second over. On the other hand, RR had a chance to get their first breakthrough in the third over, but unfortunately, Robin Uthappa could not hold onto a catch as Sunil Narine got a reprieve.

Further, Gill was then joined in the middle by Nitish Rana. The two scored swiftly and added 46 runs together in 31 balls. But Rahul Tewatia, who was introduced into the attack in the 10th over, broke the Gill-Rana partnership as he got Rana out for 22.

Later, Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins, who joined and put up a 34-run stand before Tom Curran dismissed Cummins in the 18th over when KKR had 149 runs on the board. Morgan and Kamlesh Nagarkoti then added 25 runs in the last two overs as KKR ended their quota of 20 overs, scoring 174.

Finally, KKR introduced Varun Chakravarthy into the attack in the 11th over and KKR picked the sixth RR wicket. KKR was successful in restricting RR to 137/9 and made a 37-run win with pride and splendour. 

Match Info:

Match:RR vs KKR, 12th Match, Indian Premier League 2020

Date:Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Toss: Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opt to bowl

Time:7:30 PM

Venue:Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai

Umpires: Chettithody Shamshuddin, KN Anantha Padmanabhan 

Third Umpire:Vineet Kulkarni

Match Referee: Vengalil Narayan Kutty 

Rajasthan Royals Squad:

Playing:Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith (c), Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajpoot, Jaydev Unadkat

 Bench:Varun Aaron, David Miller, Aniruddha Joshi, Manan Vohra, Andrew Tye, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Mayank Markande, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Akash Singh 

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad:

Playing:Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti 

Bench:Sandeep Warrier, Rahul Tripathi, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Naik, Chris Green, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Manimaran Siddharth

Score Card

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings

Shubman Gillc & b Jofra Archer4734138.2351
Sunil Narineb Jaydev Unadkat1514107.1421
Nitish Ranac Riyan Parag b Rahul Tewatia2217129.4121
Andre Russellc Jaydev Unadkat b Ankit Rajpoot2414171.4203
Dinesh Karthikc Jos Buttler b Jofra Archer1333.3300
Eoin MorganNOT OUT3423147.8212
Pat Cumminsc Sanju Samson b Tom Curran121012010
Kamlesh NagarkotiNOT OUT8516010
EXTRAS(nb 0, w 8, b 0, lb 3, pen 0)11
TOTAL(6 wickets; 20 overs)174
Jofra Archer41824.514
Ankit Rajpoot43919.759
Jaydev Unadkat214176
Tom Curran43719.257
Shreyas Gopal443010.757
Riyan Parag1140140
Rahul Tewatia16163

Rajasthan Royals Innings

Jos Buttlerc Varun Chakravarthy b Shivam Mavi2116131.2512
Steve Smithc Dinesh Karthik b Pat Cummins3742.8500
Sanju Samsonc Sunil Narine b Shivam Mavi8988.8810
Robin Uthappac Shivam Mavi b Kamlesh Nagarkoti2728.5700
Riyan Paragc Shubman Gill b Kamlesh Nagarkoti1616.6600
Rahul Tewatiab Varun Chakravarthy141014001
Tom CurranNOT OUT543615023
Shreyas Gopalc Dinesh Karthik b Sunil Narine5771.4200
Jofra Archerc Kamlesh Nagarkoti b Varun Chakravarthy6415001
Jaydev Unadkatc Kamlesh Nagarkoti b Kuldeep Yadav91369.2300
Ankit RajpootNOT OUT7514001
EXTRAS(nb 0, w 1, b 0, lb 6, pen 0)7
TOTAL(9 wickets; 20 overs)137
Sunil Narine4401109
Pat Cummins31314.3312
Shivam Mavi4202513
Kamlesh Nagarkoti21326.56
Varun Chakravarthy42526.257
Kuldeep Yadav32016.668