IPL 2019, RR vs KKR Match Highlights: Knight Riders cruise to 8-wicket win in Jaipurhttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/ipl/ipl-2019-rr-vs-kkr-match-highlights-5663908/

IPL 2019, RR vs KKR Match Highlights: Knight Riders cruise to 8-wicket win in Jaipur

IPL 2019, RR vs KKR Match Highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Rajasthan Royals to 139/3 and chased down the target with more than six overs to spare.

IPL 2019, RR vs KKR Match Highlights: Robin Uthappa and Shubman Gill took KKR over the line with more than six overs to spare. (PTI Photo)

IPL 2019, RR vs KKR Match Highlights:

  • Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and chose to bowl first
  • Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed by Prasidh Krishna off his first ball of the match
  • Steve Smith and Jos Buttler would go on to put up a laboured 72-run partnership
  • The KKR spinners bowled in tandem and stifled the pair for runs
  • Buttler was soon dismissed by debutant Harry Gurney
  • Smith ended the innings unbeaten on 73 off 59 but RR managed to put up a measly total of 139/3
  • KKR openers Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine did not waste too much time as they came out all guns blazing
  • The pair put up an opening stand of 91 within the first 9 overs before both fell to Shreyas Gopal
  • Both had hit six fours and three sixes and left the remaining batsmen with little to do
  • Robin Uthappa and Shubman Gill then took them over the line and KKR crossed the target with more than six overs to spare

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