IPL 2021, KKR vs RR Highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 86 runs on Thursday as their bowlers absolutely annihilated the Royals’ batting lineup. Coming on to chase 175 runs, which is the highest score in this ground for this IPL edition, Rajasthan’s batsmen folded like a pack of cards. Rahul Tewatia was the only batsman to try and muster any sort of resistance but the wickets tumbling on the other end made his job almost impossible. Shivam Mavi took four wickets for KKR and Lockie Ferguson took three.
Earlier, KKR made 171 for four as the Royals collapsed for 85 in 16.1 overs. Shubman Gill scored 56 off 44 balls for KKR while his opening partner Venkatesh Iyer made 38 off 35 balls.
Brief scores: KKR 171/4 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 56; Chris Morris 1/28, Chetan Sakariya 1/23).
Rajasthan Royals 85 all out in 16.1 overs (Rahul Tewatia 44; Lockie Ferguson 3/18, Shivam Mavi 4/21).
Kolkata Knight Riders171/4 (20.0)
Rajasthan Royals85 (16.1)
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 86 runs