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KKR vs RR IPL Live: Royals overcome Knights by 6 wickets and 7 balls to spare

Follow Free Press Journal's live coverage from Match 18 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals from Mumbai

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, April 24, 2021, 11:32 PM IST
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Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals runs out Shubman Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders during the match between the Rajasthan Royals and the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai on Saturday. | ANI
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Match details

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Toss: Rajasthan Royals elect to bowl first

Points Table Standings: KKR 7 | RR 8

Head-to-Head: 22 matches - KKR 12 | RR 10

Though there is not much to separate the two teams in H-2-H record, in last five encounters between the two sides, the Knight Riders have dominated the Royals by winning four times. KKR won both the games against RR last season by 37 runs and 60 runs respectively.

Pitch Report: Should be a high-scoring game with seamers getting movement off the track in early overs. Expect dew to trouble team bowling second.

Par score: 190

TV: Star Sports Network

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Playing XI

RR: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (C&WK), David Miller, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

KKR: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna

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Morgan has the worst win-loss record as a captain in IPL

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Do you agree?

The Rajasthan Royals have more problems because they don't have the players. If they don't have the players, what can they do, they can only change the approach
Akash Chopra ahead of RR's clash with KKR

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Mumbai not a good hunting ground for KKR

The Knight Riders have won just one out of their nine IPL games at the Wankhede Stadium

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END OF OVER 2: KKR 8/0

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END OF OVER 4: KKR 21/0

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END OF OVER 6: KKR 25/1

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END OF OVER 8: KKR 45/1

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END OF OVER 10: KKR 55/3

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END OF OVER 12: KKR 71/4

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END OF OVER 14: KKR 87/4

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END OF OVER 16: KKR 98/5

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END OF OVER 18: KKR 119/7

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END OF OVER 20: KKR 133/9

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START OF RR innings

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END OF OVER 2: RR 12/0

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END OF OVER 4: RR 34/1

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END OF OVER 6: RR 50/2

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END OF OVER 8: RR 64/2

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END OF OVER 10: RR 80/2

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END OF OVER 12: RR 92/3

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END OF OVER 14: RR 101/4

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END OF OVER 16: RR 113/4

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END OF OVER 18: 129/4

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18.5 - Rajasthan Royals win by 6 wickets

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