KKR won by 6 wickets against Rajasthan Royals

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, May 18th, 2018 | 0

Kolkata Knight Riders can be called as the most popular team in Indian Premier League as well as one of the most successful team no doubt. In every season of IPL, they were regarded as one of the top potential team. They used to take part in the tournament since the beginning and now, they have participated in the 11th episode of IPL. In the season, they showed some charming performance. They have played already thirteen matches in the season and managed seven victories. So, they are holding the 3rd position on the point table. They have still one match in hand and to secure their journey in next round, they have to win the last match in group stage. In their last match which was against Rajasthan Royal, KKR won by 6 wickets against Rajasthan Royals.

KKR won by 6 wickets against Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals started the season of IPL very poorly. But at the end they have brought hope to move to the next round. Though, they have a little chance there. This franchise team played thirteen matches in group stage in the season already where won six times so far. They are in 6th position on the IPL point table.

Rajasthan Royals wanted to take proper revenge against KKR. Earlier at the home venue of RR, they faced defeat against KKR and so, they wanted to win at Eden Gardens but they failed. They faced two defeats against KKR in the season.

The match between KKR and RR was the 49th match in the tournament which took place in 15th May, 2018 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. In the match, local team Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, guest team RR started to bat at their away ground.

Tripathi and Buttler made a good start for RR. They added 63 runs where Tripathi scored 27 runs and Buttler scored 39 runs so far. Rest players added few more runs where Unadkat scored 26 runs so far. In 19 overs the team Rajasthan Royals lost all wickets and in the meantime they scored 142 runs so far. Kuldeep Yadav took four wickets for KKR highest in the match.

Later, Narine and Lynn started to chase but in 21 runs Narine got out. Later, Lynn scored 45 runs. Finally Karthik and Russell remained not out with 41 and 11 runs. They left the ground with victory in 18 overs. In the meantime, they lost four wickets so far.

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