Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals – IPL 2021
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2021, 54th match will be played on 7th October 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE.
Ready for tomorrow with @TV9Bharatvarsh - न्यूज़ चैनलों में नई बादशाहत ?#AmiKKR #KorboLorboJeetbo #আমিKKR #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/dHsrPFoidr— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) October 6, 2021
Head to Head comparison of matches played and won between the two teams shows that out of 24 matches played between them, KKR won 12 and RR won 11, and 1 match remained with no result. The records don’t say much here as both the teams are balanced in terms of wins.
The match is crucial for both the teams because if KKR wins from here they will have 14 points, in case MI wins tomorrow against SRH MI too will be having 14 points, and then the team that has the better Net run rate for qualify for the playoffs.
If RR wins they will have 12 points, KKR will have 12 points as well. The MI already has 12 points, in case MI loses to SRH tomorrow, then all the 3 teams will have 12 points and the team with the best NRR will go to the playoffs.
? Toss Update from Sharjah ?@rajasthanroyals have elected to bowl against @KKRiders. #VIVOIPL #KKRvRR— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 7, 2021
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KKR vs RR Match Details
Sanju Samson, the captain of Rajasthan Royals (RR) won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Below are the RCB and SRH teams that were declared.
|Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy|
|Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Yashasvi Jaiswal, Liam Livingstone, Sanju Samson (w/c), Glenn Phillips, Anuj Rawat, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman|
After losing the toss KKR was put on to bat first, KKR finished the innings at 171-4 after 20 overs. Shubhman Gill scored 56 runs off 44 balls and Venkatesh Iyer scored 38 runs off 35 balls
RR had to chase 172 runs at the rate of 8.6 runs per over, they struggled to keep up with the required run rate and kept on losing the wicket. RR lost the match by a huge margin of 86 runs, RR’s finals score was 85-10 after 16.1 overs.
From the KKR side, Lockie Ferguson took 3 wickets, whereas Varun Chakravarthy and Shakib Al Hasan took 1 wicket each.
Shivam Mavi was awarded Man of the Match for taking 4 wickets in 3.1 overs for 21 runs.
? class batting performance was followed by a ?class bowling performance ??@ShivamMavi23 the Man of the Match for his superb 4-wicket haul that derailed the #RR line-up ???#VIVOIPL | #KKRvRR | @KKRiders pic.twitter.com/xlsYPbu44Q— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 7, 2021
|Shubman Gill |
c Jaiswal b Morris
|Venkatesh Iyer |
b Rahul Tewatia
|Nitish Rana |
c Livingstone b Phillips
|Rahul Tripathi |
b Chetan Sakariya
|Dinesh Karthik |
|Eoin Morgan |
|Total: 171-4 in 20 Overs|
|Yashasvi Jaiswal |
|Liam Livingstone |
c Tripathi b Ferguson
|Sanju Samson |
c Morgan b Mavi
|Shivam Dube |
|Anuj Rawat |
lbw b Livingstone
|Glenn Phillips |
b Shivam Mavi
|Rahul Tewatia |
|Chirs Morris |
lbw b Chakarvarthy
|Jaydev Unadkat |
c Shakib b Ferguson
|Mustafizur Rahman |
|Total: 85-10 in 16.1 Overs|