RESULT
18th Match (N), Wankhede, April 24, 2021, Indian Premier League
(18.5/20 ov, T:134) 134/4

Royals won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

Kolkata Knight Riders INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nitish Rana c †Samson b Sakariya2225431188.00
Shubman Gill run out (Buttler)1119281057.89
Rahul Tripathi c Parag b Mustafizur Rahman36265212138.46
Sunil Narine c Jaiswal b Unadkat6791085.71
Eoin Morgan (c)run out (Morris)00400-
Dinesh Karthik c Sakariya b Morris25244240104.16
Andre Russell c Miller b Morris971601128.57
Pat Cummins c Parag b Morris1061101166.66
Shivam Mavi  b Morris57101071.42
Prasidh Krishna not out 00300-
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 1, w 5)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 6.65)133/9
Did not bat: Varun Chakravarthy 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Shubman Gill, 5.4 ov), 2-45 (Nitish Rana, 8.1 ov), 3-54 (Sunil Narine, 9.5 ov), 4-61 (Eoin Morgan, 10.2 ov), 5-94 (Rahul Tripathi, 15.2 ov), 6-117 (Andre Russell, 17.4 ov), 7-118 (Dinesh Karthik, 17.6 ov), 8-133 (Pat Cummins, 19.2 ov), 9-133 (Shivam Mavi, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jaydev Unadkat402516.25112100
9.5 to SP Narine, After dropping one earlier in the evening, Jaiswal finds redemption. In-to-the-pitch offcutter, gets big on Narine. He top-edges a hook high in the air. Jaiswal tears in from long leg, dives forward and takes it with both hands, inches from the ground. Terrific work from Jaiswal. 54/3
Chetan Sakariya403117.7583041
8.1 to N Rana, Sakariya finds some extra bounce and has Rana slashing behind. Kicks up slightly from a back of a length and outside off, Rana creates some swinging room, chucks his hands at the ball and edges it behind. KKR's openers have piled the pressure on the middle order. 45/2
Mustafizur Rahman402215.50133000
15.2 to RA Tripathi, 115.3ks, slower offcutter. Tripathi looks to take it on with a slog-sweep. But he only gets more height as opposed to distance. Dragged from a middle-stump line to Parag at deep midwicket. 94/5
Chris Morris402345.75180310
17.4 to AD Russell, another on-pace slot ball, but Russell picks out long-on. Pitched up and angling into off and middle, Russell sits back, swishes, and holes out to Miller at the edge of the boundary. Morris wins the match-up. This is the fourth time he has got Russell in T20 cricket. 117/6
17.6 to KD Karthik, overpitched and outside off, Karthik throws his bat at ball and drills it in the air. Sakariya at extra-cover leaps and plucks it out of thin air. Karthik goes for 25 off 24 balls. He couldn't get going either on this used track. End of a double-wicket over from Morris. 118/7
19.2 to PJ Cummins, Holes out to deep midwicket. Another slower ball short and outside off. Hip-high delivery, pulled flat and hard to Parag. Sharp catch in the outfield. 133/8
19.6 to Shivam Mavi, on-pace full-toss outside off, 139.4ks. Mavi shuffles across off and aims to scoop it over short fine leg. However, he just deflects it back onto his own stumps. 133/9
Rahul Tewatia302408.0041100
Shivam Dube10505.0020000
Rajasthan Royals INNINGS (Target: 134 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jos Buttler lbw b Varun57211071.42
Yashasvi Jaiswal c sub (KL Nagarkoti) b Shivam Mavi22173050129.41
Sanju Samson (c)†not out 42418021102.43
Shivam Dube c Prasidh Krishna b Varun22182821122.22
Rahul Tewatia c sub (KL Nagarkoti) b Prasidh Krishna58140062.50
David Miller not out 24233030104.34
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 6)14
TOTAL18.5 Ov (RR: 7.11)134/4
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Jos Buttler, 3.2 ov), 2-40 (Yashasvi Jaiswal, 4.5 ov), 3-85 (Shivam Dube, 10.5 ov), 4-100 (Rahul Tewatia, 13.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shivam Mavi401914.75173030
4.5 to YBK Jaiswal, Holes out to the sub fielder at sweep cover. Much fuller and angling across the left-hander. Jaiswal chucks his hands at the ball and slices it in the air to Nagarkoti. 40/2
Pat Cummins3.503609.3943110
Varun Chakravarthy403228.0085000
3.2 to JC Buttler, Varun comes back to pin Buttler lbw. Quick fizzer from Varun again, fuller than the last ball, shaping into middle and rushes in to hit Buttler on his front pad in line with middle as he plays around it. It looks plumb. Buttler has a word with Jaiswal and then walks off, deciding against a review. 21/1
10.5 to S Dube, Varun provides KKR with the breakthrough! Carved into the lap of short third man. Googly from Varun, he takes it away from the left-hander's swinging arc. Dube still dares to hoick it over midwicket. Instead, he slices it to Krishna. 85/3
Sunil Narine402005.00110101
Prasidh Krishna302016.6682020
13.4 to R Tewatia, Krishna bounces out Tewatia. Another chest-high short delivery cramps him on the pull. He can only top-edge it to Nagarkoti at long leg. 100/4
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MATCH DETAILS
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
TossRajasthan Royals, elected to field first
Series
Season2021
Player Of The Match
Royals
Chris Morris
Match days24 April 2021 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
India
Navdeep Singh
India
Sundaram Ravi
TV Umpire
Australia
Paul Reiffel
Reserve Umpire
India
Yeshwant Barde
Match Referee
India
Manu Nayyar
PointsRajasthan Royals 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 25 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders - 45/1 in 8.0 overs (N Rana 22, RA Tripathi 10)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 8.3 overs (51 balls), Extras 2
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders - 84/4 in 14.0 overs (RA Tripathi 34, KD Karthik 8)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 16.0 overs (97 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 133/9 in 20.0 overs (M Prasidh Krishna 0)
  • Rajasthan Royals innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 50 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 4
  • Strategic Timeout: Rajasthan Royals - 77/2 in 9.0 overs (SV Samson 27, S Dube 17)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 13.3 overs (82 balls), Extras 11
  • Over 14.1: Review by Rajasthan Royals (Batting), Umpire - Navdeep Singh, Batsman - DA Miller (Upheld)
  • Over 14.5: Review by Kolkata Knight Riders (Bowling), Umpire - Navdeep Singh, Batsman - DA Miller (Struck down)
  • Strategic Timeout: Rajasthan Royals - 113/4 in 16.0 overs (SV Samson 37, DA Miller 8)
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