Kolkata beat Rajasthan by 7 wickets, 5 wins in 5 matches; At the top of the points table
Man of the match award given to Nitish Rana of Kolkata He played 35 runs and also took 2 wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, winning the third match in the tournament 5 matches. The target of 161 runs from Rajasthan was achieved by Kolkata on three wickets in 18.5 overs. Captain Dinesh Kartik (42) and Nitish Rana (35) were not out with the score. Rana was given the Man of the Match Award Krishnappa Gautam took 2 wickets. Earlier, Rajasthan scored 160 in eight overs in 20 overs in the first innings. De Shore top scored with 44 and Ajinkya Rahane scored 36 runs. Nitish Rana and Tom Curran took 2-2 wickets.
Calcutta reached the top of the table
With this win, Kolkata reached the top of the points table. In his 5 matches he has 6 points with 3 wins and 2 losses. Sunrisers Hyderabad second, Kings XI Punjab second and Chennai Super Kings fourth place. Royal Challengers Bangalore is at the top of the table.
Chris Lynn out on Zero
-Colakata opener Chris Lynn got the ball on the ball of Krishnappa Gautam on 0 After Lin, Robin Uthappa and Sunil Narine shared a 69-run partnership. Uthappa and Naren were dismissed by 35 runs.
After the good start, the knock-in Rajasthan innings
-Rahhane and D-shirt shared 54 runs for the first wicket. Rahane hit four fours in successive four balls in the 4th over of the innings. After that, the wickets of Rajasthan continued to decline.
-Rahul Tripathi 10, Ben Stokes 14, Krishnappa Gautam 12, Sanju Samson 7 and Shreyas Gopal 0 runs out. Piyush Chawla, Shivam Mavi and Kuldeep Yadav took 1-1.
-Colakata won the toss and decided to bowl first. Both teams did not make any changes to the playing XI.
Shane Warne went on holiday
In today’s match, the responsibility of Rajasthan coach was taken by Amol Majumdar and Sai Raj Bahule, as head coach Shane Warne went to Australia on leave. Warne will join the team till the next match.