VIVO IPL 2018 | Match 15 | KKR Win by 7 wickets with 7 balls
Jaipur: With the all-around performance, the Kolkata Knightriders KKR won against the Rajasthan Royals. Robin Uthappa and Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana and Dinesh Karthik scored well in the match with a 7-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals did bat first and scored 160 in the 20th over with 8 wickets loss. In the Rajasthan innings, captain Rahane made 36 (5 fours and 1 six off 19 balls), D Arcy Short 44 (5 fours and 1 six in 43 balls) and Jos Buttler 24 (2 fours in 18 balls).
In the starting overs, Krishnappa Gowtham took Chris Lynn(0) bowled. Uthappa then came into the crease and continued with another opener, Sunil Narine. Narine 35 (25 balls, 5 fours and 1 six) out for a 69-run partnership for the second wicket. Nitish Rana, who later came into the crease, played along with Uthappa. Uthappa 48 (36 balls, 6 fours, and 2 sixes) tried to make a big shot in the Gautham bowling. caught by Ben strokes at the boundary line and missed out half-century. Dinesh Karthik (42) and Rana (35 not out) Kolkata chased the score with 7 balls left. With this Rajasthan Royals topped in the points chart.
Robin Uthappa Said “Well, I think when you look at how the game is actually changing, it’s become so dynamic right now that anything seems chasable. Honestly, I’ve actually given it some thought.”
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