CricketIPL 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders Thrash Rajasthan Royals

It was the must win match for the Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders to keep their hope alive for the playoff of IPL 2020 tournament. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan was with massive runs in the bank. Mitra this defeated Rajasthan Royals is confirmed to go back to the homes without qualifying for the playoffs. So without making any for the delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Kolkata Knight Riders versus Rajasthan Royals.

Steve Smith who is the captain of Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field first in Dubai but the decision was the biggest mistake of the match for the Rajasthan Royals and that was confirmed from the early stage of the match.

Kolkata Knight Riders got a shaky start, as they lost the inform Nitish Rana for the golden duck but Gill and Rahul Tripathi rebuilt the innings of the team and they were capable to score 73 runs with the loss of one wicket at a stage but after that the bowlers of Rajasthan Royals were capable to pick wickets in regular intervals.

But the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders Morgan came into the middle and led the team from the front as he smashed 68 runs from just 35 deliveries and help the team to reach 191 with the loss of 7 wickets on the board after 20 overs.

In the reply to the massive target, Rajasthan Royals started with problem greatway as the opening pair of the team scored 19 runs in the very first over. It is worth to mention that Robin Uthappa started the innings with 6 on the very first ball which he faced and Pat Cummins was the target of the opening pair of Rajasthan Royals.

However, the fast bowler of Australia came back strongly as he capable to remove three big wickets of Rajasthan lineup and that includes Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes and Steve Smith inside the Powerplay. This collapse of Rajasthan Royals make it hard to come back into the game.

Jos Buttler (35 off 22 balls), Rahul Tewatia (31 off 27 balls), and Shreyas Gopal (23 not out) tried their best but it was far too much for them as the team in pink Jersey ended their campaign with a massive 60-run loss.

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