Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a shaky start
Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl.The bowlers took advantage of the pitch and took early wickets.Both Narine and Uthappa were dismissed within the first 4 overs. KKR stood at 32/3 at the end of 5 overs.
Andre Russell brings KKR back in the game
KKR were scoring just run a ball before Andre Russell came into bat. He scored a six off the first ball he faced .Russell made a quick 49 of just 25 balls, helping KKR reach a target of 169/7 at the end of the 20 overs.
Rajasthan Royals were off to a decent start
Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi opened the innings for Rajasthan Royals.Both of them attacked the KKR bowlers and led RR to a decent start.KKR was in desperate need for wickets, therefore Narine was introduced into the attack but he too went for a lot of runs.
Kuldeep Yadav dismisses Ajinkya Rahane
RR were in a good position before Kuldeep Yadav took the wicket of KKR Captain Ajinkya Rahane in the 15th over .Yadav conceded only 3 runs in that over. Soon samson was also dismissed and KKR were back in the game.
Rajasthan Royals needed 40 runs from the last 2 overs.
After Stuart Binny got out for a duck in the 18th over Rajastan Royals needed 40 runs of the last 12 balls. Andre Russell bowled the 19th over and conceded just 6 runs leaving RR to score 34 runs of the last over.Rajasthan could only manage 10 runs and were defeated.