Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkatta Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019 Season 12
Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019 commenced on April 7, 2019, 08:00 P.M. local.
Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
Umpires: Anil Chaudhary & Chris Gaffaney.
Third Umpire: Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee: Vengalil Narayan Kutty
Rajasthan Royals Squad for this Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019 are Ajinkya Rahane (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Prashant Chopra, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, and Sudhesan Midhun.
Players on Bench are Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas, Stuart Binny, and Varun Aaron.
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI are Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurney, and Prasidh Krishna.
Substitutes are Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Sandeep Warrier, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa, Rinku Singh, and Lockie Ferguson.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl.
Captain Ajinkya Rahane arrived to the crease with Jos Buttler as opening pair for Rajasthan Royals in this Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019. RR lost the first wicket of Rahane in the first ball of 2nd over LBW from Prasidh Krishna as 5/1. Jos Buttler jointly with Steven Smith for second wicket scored 72 runs in 10 overs. In the fifth ball of 11th over, Shubman Gill caught Buttler for Harry Gurney. Buttler scored 37 runs in 34 balls with five 4s and a six before getting out. Steven Smith was not out scoring 73 runs in 59 balls with seven 4s and six in the end of 20 overs. RR scored 139 runs in 20 overs losing 3 wickets.
Harry Gurney picked 2 wickets and Prasidh Krishna picked a wicket for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Chris Lynn & Sunil Narine, as opening pair blasted the opponents scoring 91 runs in 8.2 overs for KKR in this Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019. Sunil Narine got out in the third ball of Shreyas Gopal’s 9th over caught by Steven Smith after scoring 47 runs in 25 balls with six 4s and three 6s. Chris Lynn followed him to the pavilion in the fifth ball of 11th over after scoring a half-century in 32 balls with six 4s and three 6s caught Sudesan Midhun as well for Shreyas Gopal. Robin Uthappa (26 runs in 16 balls with a boundary and two 6s) in the end scored finished the job together with Shubman Gill remained not out reaching 140 runs in 13.5 overs after losing 2 wickets.
Shreyas Gopal picked both wickets for his side.
RR 139/3 (20.0)
KKR 140/2 (13.5)
Kolkata won this Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Twenty One – IPL 2019 by 8 wickets and Man of the Match awarded to Harry Gurney for his bowling.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets
Rajasthan Royals 1st Innings
|Steven Smith||not out||73||59||7||1|
|Ben Stokes||not out||7||14||0||0|
Kolkata Knight Riders 2nd Innings
|Robin Uthappa||not out||26||16||1||2|
|Shubman Gill||not out||6||10||0||0|
Rajasthan Royals (RR) Scorecard
|Ajinkya Rahane (C) lbw b Prasidh Krishna||5||7||1||0|
|Jos Buttler (W) c Shubman Gill b Harry Gurney||37||34||5||1|
|Steven Smith not out||73||59||7||1|
|Rahul Tripathi c Piyush Chawla b Harry Gurney||6||8||0||0|
|Ben Stokes not out||7||14||0||0|
|Extras: 11 (b – 0, w – 4, nb – 2, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 139-3 in 20.0 overs (6.95 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Ajinkya Rahane, 1.1 ov) , 2-77 (Jos Buttler, 11.5 ov) , 3-105 (Rahul Tripathi, 15.4 ov)|
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Scorecard
|Chris Lynn c Sudhesan Midhun b Shreyas Gopal||50||32||6||3|
|Sunil Narine c Steven Smith b Shreyas Gopal||47||25||6||3|
|Robin Uthappa not out||26||16||1||2|
|Shubman Gill not out||6||10||0||0|
|Extras: 11 (b – 0, w – 3, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 140-2 in 13.5 overs (10.37 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Sunil Narine, 8.3 ov) , 2-114 (Chris Lynn, 10.5 ov)|
Rajasthan Royals Innings
- Mandatory Power play (1-6): Rajasthan 28/1
- Rajasthan 52/1 in 8.4 overs
- Strategic Time-out: Rajasthan 53/1 in 9.0 overs
- 2nd wkt Partnership: 50 off 50 balls between J Buttler (25) and S Smith (23)
- Rajasthan 103/2 in 15.0 overs
- S Smith T20: 50 runs in 44 balls (5×4) (0x6)
- Strategic Time-out: Rajasthan 103/2 in 15.0 overs
- Referral 1 (17.1 ovs): Kolkata against S Smith (LBW) Unsuccessful (KOL: 1, RAJ: 1) (Retained)
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings
- S Narine dropped on 23 by R Tripathi in 3.1 overs
- Kolkata 52/0 in 4.1 overs
- 1st wkt Partnership: 52 off 25 balls between C Lynn (24) and S Narine (24)
- Mandatory Power play (1-6): Kolkata 65/0
- Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 65/0 in 6.0 overs
- C Lynn: 50 runs in 31 balls (6×4) (3×6)