IPL 2020 / Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs

Zoom News : Sep 30, 2020, 11:38 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 37 runs in the 12th match of the 13th season of IPL. Kolkata had given a target of 175 runs to Rajasthan. In reply, Rajasthan could only manage 137 runs for 9 wickets. The 8 batsmen of Rajasthan could not even touch the figure of ten. The winning heroes of Kolkata were Shivam Mavi (2 wickets) and Kamlesh Nagerkoti (2 wickets). This is Rajasthan's first defeat in this season. At the same time, for the first time in the IPL, the corona rule was also broken.

Corona rule broken for the first time in IPL

During Kolkata's batting, the Corona rule was broken for the first time in the IPL in the third over. Rajasthan's fielder Robin Uthappa dropped a catch from batsman Sunil Narine off Jaydev Unadkat. He then accidentally applied saliva to the ball. The ICC has banned saliva on the ball due to corona. In every innings, the team is given twice a warning for saliva. As a penalty in the third time 5 runs are added to the account of the opposition team.

Steve Smith and Sanju Samson lottery cheaply

Hero captain Steve Smith of the previous match and Sanju Samson could not do anything special in this match. Smith (3) was dismissed by Pat Cummins. At the same time, Samson (8) was dismissed by Shivam Mavi. Jos Buttler was also able to score 21 runs. He was dismissed by Shivam Mavi.

KKR scored 174 for 6 wickets

Kolkata scored 174 for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Apart from Shubman Gill (47) and Eoin Morgan (34), Andre Russell scored 24 and Nitish Rana scored 22 runs. For Rajasthan, Jofra Archer took 2 wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs. At the same time, Ankit Rajput, Tom Karan, Rahul Teotia and Jaydev Unadkat took 1–1 wickets.

Kolkata scored 54 runs in the last 5 overs

Kolkata scored 54 runs in the last 5 overs. Eoin Morgan led the innings quickly and scored an unbeaten 34 off 23 balls. In his innings, Morgan hit 2 sixes and a four. Kamlesh Nagerkoti was also not out scoring 8 runs.

Shubman Gill missed due to Fifty

KKR opener batsman Shubman Gill missed out on Fifty. Gill scored 47 off 34 balls with the help of 5 fours and 1 six. Joffra Archer catches Gill on his own ball and shows him the way to the pavilion.

No change in both teams

Rajasthan and Kolkata have not made any changes in their respective teams. In Rajasthan, Jose Butler, Steve Smith, Joffra Archer and Tom Karan are foreign players. In Kolkata, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell and Pat Cummins are the foreign players.

No team has been able to chase in Dubai so far in the season

The role of the bowlers will be important in the match at the Dubai International Stadium. So far 5 matches have been played here this season. In five matches, no team was able to chase here. The match for Delhi-Punjab and Bengaluru-Mumbai was decided in the Super Over, but in both matches, only the team batting first won.

Both teams

Kolkata: Shubman Gill, Sunil Naren, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (captain and wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty and Kamlesh Nagerkoti.

Rajasthan: Jose Butler (wicketkeeper), Steve Smith (captain), Sanju Samson, Rahul Tewatia, Robin Uthappa, Ryan Parag, Joffra Archer, Tom Karan, Shreyas Gopal, Ankit Rajput and Jaydev Unadkat.