Match No.18 – RR Vs KKR – Game 1
RR Won the toss and Chose to Field
KKR started very slowly. They lost earlier wickets in previous match. So they are batted defensively. At the end of Power Play KKR scored 25 for 1 wicket. KKR loses the wickets in regular interval. Nobody accelerate the score. Rahul Tripathi 36(26) gives his wicket when he tried to accelerate. He gives his wicket in 16th Over when the score was 94. Dinesh Karthik 25(24) also failed to raise the score and being the second highest scorer. No other helps to KKR to raise the score.
KKR scores 133/9 in 20.0 Overs
Chris Morris 4/23 – 4.0 Overs got four important wickets and restrict KKR to high score.
RR started aggressively. But they lost two wickets in Power Play. Buttler 5(7) lost early. Jaiswal 22(17) lost his wicket when he try to accelerate. RR score 50 for two wicket lose in first 6.0 Overs. Dube 22(18) lost his wicket in 11th over when the score was 85. Tewatia cannot play long innings. After his wicket David Miller 24*(23) Joins with Sanju Samson 42*(41) and they take the team to the victory.
RR Scores 134/4 in 18.5 Overs.
Varun Chakravathy 2/32 – 4.0 Overs bowling well for KKR
RR Won by 6 Wickets
Player of the Match – Chris Morris