24 May, Kathmandu Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs in the Elimination Round of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
With this victory, Kolkata qualifiers have been successful in reaching -2. Now Kolkata will compete for Sunnis in Hyderabad with Friday. Rajasthan followed the target of 170 runs, making 144 runs in the loss of 4 wickets for 20 overs. Sansu Samson made the most 50 runs.
Earlier, Kolkata made a score of 169 in the loss of 7 wickets in the set 20 overs in the Eden Gardens. Dinesh Kartik scored 52 and Andre Rachel made a knockout 4 9. Russell spent Player of the match awarding only 22 runs in 3 overs while bowling.
Rajasthan’s team has played 8 matches in the Eden Gardens so far. Rajasthan, who won the victory in 2008 once, did not win anyone in Eden Gardens in the next 10 years.
Rajasthan captain Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi started a beautiful start. Both of them shared 47 runs for the first wicket. After the trumpet Pietush Chawla scored 20 runs in the ball, Sansu Sammas came to the cricketer and shared 62 runs with Rahane.
Kuldeep Yadav scored out in the ball with 46 runs. Stuart Binny did not make a run but returned to the Pavilion.
Kolkata, which was earlier preceded by taking the toss, was very bad. Sunil Nureen scored 4 runs. He was a victim of Krishnaappa Gautam in the first over. Then Gautam scored Robin Uthappa in 3 runs.
Jupiter Archer scored Nitish Rana 3 in the fourth over. Chris took out as a fourth wicket. He was out in the ball with Shritis Gopal in 18. Subhuman Gill could make 28 runs.