Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans IPL 39th Match Review and Highlights

Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Titans played the IPL 39th match in Eden Gardens. However, Gujarat Titans won the toss and elected to bowl first. Moreover, with the ball, they performed well and stopped KKR at a score of 179 with a fall of 7 wickets. Furthermore, with a strong batting lineup Gujarat Titans easily chased the target. 

Shubman Gill gave a good start to the team. He missed his fifty by 1 run. But still, his innings helped the team to win the match easily. Below you will get the summary of the match. 

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings In IPL 39th Match

Narayan Jagadeesan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz started the innings for the team. However, Narayan Jagadeesan scored 19 runs in 15 balls. M Shami bowled him. Moreover, Rahmanullah Gurbaz played an excellent inning for the team. He scored fifty in this IPL 39th match. Furthermore, his total score was 81 runs in 39 balls. Rashid Khan caught him on the ball of Noor Ahmed. 

Shardul Thakur came to bat at number three. However, he got out on 0. MM Sharma caught him on the ball of M Shami. 

Venkatesh Iyer came to bat at number four. He scored 11 runs in 14 balls. Josh Little bowled him. Moreover, Nitish Rana came to bat at number five. He scored only 4 runs in 3 balls. R Tewatia caught him on the ball of Josh Little. 

Rinku Singh came to bat at number six. He scored 19 runs in 20 balls. Josh Little caught him on the ball of Noor Ahmed. 

However, in 20 overs Kolkata Knight Riders scored 179 runs with the fall of 7 wickets. Indeed it was a tough score to chase but Gujarat Titans easily chased this target. Moreover, the KKR bowling attack failed to defend it and lost the IPL 39th match. 

Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Scorecard 

Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets 
Harshit Rana30251
Andre Russell30291
Varun Chakravarthy40420
Suyash Sharma40370
Sunil Narine30241
Nitish Rana0.50140

Gujarat Titans Innings In IPL 39th Match

Wriddhiman Saha and Shubman Gill opened the innings for the team. However, Wriddhiman Saha scored 10 runs in 10 balls. Harshit Rana caught him on the ball of AD Russell. 

Moreover, Shubman Gill played a great inning for the team. Unfortunately, he missed his fifty by just 1 run. He scored 49 runs in 35 balls. AD Russell caught him on the ball of SP Narine. 

Hardik Pandya came to bat at number three. He scored 26 runs in 20 balls. Harshit Rana bowled him. Moreover, Vijay Shankar came to bat at number four. He scored fifty in this match. Vijay Shankar scored 51 runs in 24 balls. He played a not-out inning and won the IPL 39th match. 

Gujarat Titans easily chased the score in 17.5 overs. The whole bowling attack of Kolkata Knight Riders collapsed against Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans Bowling Scorecard 

Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets 
Mohammed Shami40333
Hardik Pandya30340
Rashid Khan40540
Josh Little40252
Noor Ahmad40212
Mohit Sharma10120

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI 

  • Narayan Jagadeesan(WK)
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Nitish Rana(C)
  • Andre Russell
  • Rinku Singh
  • Sunil Narine
  • David Wiese
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Harshit Rana
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Suyash Sharma

Gujarat Titans Playing XI 

  • Wriddhiman Saha(WK)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Abhinav Manohar
  • Hardik Pandya(C)
  • Vijay Shankar
  • David Miller
  • Rahul Tewatia
  • Rashid Khan
  • Noor Ahmad
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Mohit Sharma
  • Josh Little
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