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IPL 2019 KKR vs RR highlights: Rajasthan beat Kolkata by 3 wickets

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 April 2019, 12:02 AM
Kolkata Knight Riders look to end five-match losing streak (Image Credit: Twitter)
Kolkata Knight Riders look to end five-match losing streak (Image Credit: Twitter)

Riyan Parag's 47 and Jofra Archer' 27 off 12 balls overshadowed Dinesh Karthik's 97 runs as Rajasthan Royals managed to upstage Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. With this win, Rajasthan Royals keep their hopes alive for the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Kolkata, on the other hand, have now lost sixth game on the trot. SCORECARD

  Apr 25, 2019  23:56 (IST)

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  Apr 25, 2019  23:50 (IST)

RESULT: Rajasthan beat Kolkata by 3 wickets (Riyan Parag 47, Piyush Chawla 3/20)

  Apr 25, 2019  23:46 (IST)

WICKET: HIT WICKET! Oh dear! Riyan Parag out at the very wrong time if you're RR fan. 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:44 (IST)

SIX!! What a player! What a shot! 9 needed off 8 balls! 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:41 (IST)

18 needed off 12 balls! Can Andre Russell do it with ball for KKR? 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:38 (IST)

Jofra Archer and Riyan Parag are taking the game deep. WWith 24 needed off 14 deliveries, the match can go either side.

  Apr 25, 2019  23:28 (IST)

WICKET: Shreyas Gopal just couldn't time that ball. He played a good cameo of 18 runs off 9 balls. SIXTH wicket down! 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:23 (IST)

Three boundaries in the fifteenth over. 54 needed off 30 balls now. 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:20 (IST)

So the equation has now come down to 67 runs off 36 balls. With Gopal and Parag at the crease, the chase will not be easy for the visitors. Kolkata, on the other hand, need to continue this momentum and move forward. After 14 overs, it's 109/5. 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:13 (IST)

100 up for Rajasthan Royals! 

  Apr 25, 2019  23:09 (IST)

WICKET: Stuart Binny tried to clear mid-wicket fielder but missed by some margin. Piyush Chawla picks his third. Rajasthan Royals making chase difficult. 

  Apr 25, 2019  22:58 (IST)

WICKET: Another wicket down. Russell didn't do any mistake there, and Rajasthan Royals is in serious trouble. Ben Stokes gone for 11, and with that, his IPL-12 ends. 

  Apr 25, 2019  22:56 (IST)

Rajasthan Royals lost three wickets in the first leg and scored 78. With another 98 runs needed, Ben Stokes and Riyan Parag need to take the game deep. 

  Apr 25, 2019  22:43 (IST)

Sunil Narine drops Riyan parag for 0.

  Apr 25, 2019  22:42 (IST)

WICKET: Another wicket down. It's three in three overs now. Narine on fire. This time, it's Rajasthan Royals skipper! 

  Apr 25, 2019  22:37 (IST)

WICKET: Knocked him over. Two wickets in no time. Piyush Chawla bowled a googly, and Samson missed it completely. Departs for 22. 

  Apr 25, 2019  22:33 (IST)

The powerplay belongs to Rajasthan Royals. They have been able to put right foot forward and dominate game at the start. After 6 overs, it's 55/1. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:51 (IST)

So Kolkata Knight Riders were off to a quiet start but they have been able to recover well, credit to their captain - Dinesh Karthik. After 20 overs, it's 175/6. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:39 (IST)

Ajinkya Rahane is off the field. He has hurt himself, and all Rajasthan Royals fans will be hoping that it isn't serious. After 18 overs, it's 141/5. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:33 (IST)

WICKET: Jaydev bowls a slower one, and Carlos couldn't time it to perfection. Departs for 5(3). 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:28 (IST)

WICKET: Stuarty Binny dropped him. Prashant Chopra dropped him. But Riyan Parag didn't. Half-side back to pavilion. Andre Russell's struggling innings comes to an end. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:26 (IST)
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Prashant Chopra drops Andre Russell on 13. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:23 (IST)

ALERT: Dinesh Karthik gets to his 18th IPL fifty!

  Apr 25, 2019  21:16 (IST)

Stuart Binny drops Andre Russell on 3. How expensive will this be? - 100 up for Kolkata Knight Riders! 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:08 (IST)

What a spell this has been from Varun Aaron. Came with a set plan, and has been able to execute it perfectly. After 14 overs, it's 96/4. 

  Apr 25, 2019  21:02 (IST)

So Russell has joined Dinesh Karthik to the middle and hasn't been that explosive in the balls faced. The duo are looking to bat deep. After 13 overs, it's 86/4.

  Apr 25, 2019  20:56 (IST)

WICKET: Confusion. Confusion. Narine and Karthik tried to up the scoring rate and eventually created a confusion in the middle. Narine paid the price. Departs for 11 (8).

  Apr 25, 2019  20:52 (IST)

6.4.4.4.1.6 - 25 runs off the 11th over! What an over this has been for the hosts.

  Apr 25, 2019  20:49 (IST)

First SIX of the innings helps Kolkata Knight Riders get to 50 run mark. It took them 61 balls to achieve that landmark. 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:48 (IST)

The matter is getting worse for the team, and they will be looking to cahnge it in second half of the first innings. After 10 overs, it's 49/3. 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:39 (IST)

WICKET: You cannot keep Varun Aaron out of the game today. Shreyas Gopal bowled a short of a length delivery, and Rana gave himself room, played on the backfoot but found the point fielder. Third wicket DOWN! 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:36 (IST)

It took seven deliveries for KKR captain to open his account. After 8 overs, it's 42/2. 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:34 (IST)
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The powerplay belongs to Rajasthan Royals. They have not only been able to keep KKR batsmen quiet, but have also sent the openers back to the pavilion. Varun Aaron has been the pick of the bowlers, and after 6 overs KKR could only manage 32 runs for the loss of two wickets. 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:23 (IST)

WICKET: What a spell is Varun Aaron having. Another inside edge and onto the stumps. Shubhman Gill is having an IPL to forget. OUT for 14 (14).

  Apr 25, 2019  20:14 (IST)

Rajasthan Royals is off to a perfect start. Varun Aaron sent Chris Lynn for duck, and both Nitish Rana and Shubhman Gill are struggling to get going. After 3 overs, it's 14/1. 

  Apr 25, 2019  20:02 (IST)

WICKET: Knocked him over! First wicket for Varun Aaron this season. Gets an inside edge, and GONE! DUCK for Lynn! 

  Apr 25, 2019  19:59 (IST)

Rajasthan Royals in the last hurdle before the game. Chris Lymm is along with a new opening partner. Umpires out in the middle. And it's game time! 

  Apr 25, 2019  19:38 (IST)

Here are the playing XI for two sides: 

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Yarra Prithviraj, Prasidh Krishna

Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson(w), Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron

  Apr 25, 2019  19:31 (IST)

TOSS: Rajasthan opt to bowl

  Apr 25, 2019  19:31 (IST)

TOSS: Rajasthan opt to bowl

  Apr 25, 2019  18:39 (IST)

We will be bringing you all the coverage, so don't leave this page. Excitement coming your way. 

  Apr 25, 2019  18:39 (IST)

The toss is scheduled to happen in 50 minutes from now and the team winning the toss will look to have a bat first and put some runs on the board. However, this remains to be seen if the toss-winning captain goes with same idea. 

  Apr 25, 2019  18:37 (IST)

The two teams haven't had the best of season so far and will look to get back on track. Kolkata, on one hand, has lost last five games and will look to break jink and Rajasthan, on the other, has to win all their remaining games to stay in the contention for playoffs. 

  Apr 25, 2019  18:36 (IST)

Hello and a warm welcome. We are all set to witness another crackerjack of an encounter in the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League as Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders host Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens. 

First Published: Thursday, April 25, 2019 06:34 PM
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