RR vs KKR IPL Stats : Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets in the 18th match of Indian Premier League 2021 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and registered their second win of this season while Kolkata Knight Riders suffered their fourth consecutive loss.
Earlier Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to field first. Openers Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill couldn’t give a good start to their team as both struggled to time the ball. Gill got run out for just 11 runs off 19 balls and then Rana too followed him for 22 runs off 25 balls. Rahul Tripathi played some big shots but from other end Sunil Narine and captain Eoin Morgan got run out and Knight Riders couldn’t build a partnership and Rajasthan Royals bowlers kept bowling well and resultant Kolkata Knight Riders could manage only 133/9 in their 20 overs and for Rajasthan Royals Chris Morris took 4 wickets.
In reply Rajasthan Royals also had a poor start as Jos Buttler got out for just 5 runs off Varun Chkravarthy, Yashasvi Jaiswal played some good shots but his innings didn’t last longer as Shivam Mavi dismissed him for 22 runs. Captain Sanju Samson was rock solid at his end and the useful support from Shivam Dube and David Miller in the end helped his team to cross the winning line in the 19th over.
Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Statistical Highlights from 18th match of IPL 2021 :
A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the 18th match of IPL 2021 in Mumbai.
2 – This is Rajasthan Royals’ only 2nd win in the last 8 matches against Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
4 – Chris Morris took his 4th four wicket haul in the IPL and 4/23 are also his best bowling figures in this league.
16 – Pat Cummins has taken only 16 wickets at an average of 36.93 and at an economy of 8.22 in the 19 matches since the start of IPL 2020.
1000 – Dinesh Karthik when on 8, completed 1000 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. He has scored total 1017 runs for them in this league.
A list of most runs, most wickets and points table after today’s match (RR vs KKR) in IPL 2021.
Most Runs –
231 – Shikhar Dhawan (DC)
221 – KL Rahul (PBKS)
201 – Rohit Sharma (MI)
187 – Sanju Samson (RR)
186 – Nitish Rana (KKR)
Most Wickets –
12 – Harshal Patel (RCB)
9 – Rahul Chahar (MI)
9 – Chris Morris (RR)
8 – Avesh Khan (DC)
8 – Deepak Chahar (CSK)
Points Table after Today’s Match (RR vs KKR) in IPL 2021 –