KKR vs RR Match 49, IPL 2018
RR: 142 all-out; Buttler 39, Kuldeep 4/20
KKR: 144/4; Lynn 45, Stokes 3/15
Match Result: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wickets
Kolkata – Kuldeep Yadav ran through Rajasthan Royals’ batting to give Kolkata Knight Riders a comfortable win .
Put into bat, RR started got off to a flyer with the openers Jos Buttler and Rahul Tripathi taking the attack to the opposition. After Tripathi fell in the penultimate ball of the fifth over, things went haywire for the away side.
Thereafter, it was Kuldeep Yadav show as the chinamen bamboozled RR batsmen one after the other. Unadkat chipped lower down the order to push RR to 142.
In reply, Sunil Narine belted 21 runs in the very first of Gowtham to set up the chase. With contributions from Chris Lynn and Dinesh Karthik, KKR cruised to the target with two overs to spare. For RR, Stokes was the pick of the bowlers returning with a 3-fer.