Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 56th Match Review and Highlights

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals played the IPL 56th match. However, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first. With the ball, they performed well and stopped KKR at a low target. KKR scored 149 runs in 20 overs with the fall of 8 wickets. Moreover, in the second inning, RR chased the score in 13.1 overs. The bowling attack of KKR failed against RR batters. Below you will get the summary of the match.

Kolkata Knight Riders Innings In IPL 56th Match

Jason Roy and Rahmanullah Gurbaz opened the innings for Kolkata Knight Riders. However, both players failed to give a good start to the team. Jason Roy scored 10 runs in 8 balls. Shimron Hetmyer caught him on the ball of Trent Boult. Moreover, Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 18 runs in 12 balls. Sandeep Sharma caught him on the ball of Trent Boult. 

Venkatesh Iyer came to bat at number three. He scored fifty in this IPL 56th match. Moreover, his total score was 57 runs in 42 balls. Trent Boult caught him on the ball of Yuzvendra Chahal. Nitish Rana came to bat at number four. He scored 22 runs in 17 balls. Shimron Hetmyer caught him on the ball of Yuzvendra Chahal. 

Andree Russell came to bat at number five. He scored 10 runs in 10 balls. R Ashvin caught him on the ball of KM Asif. Moreover, Rinku Singh came to bat at number seven. He scored 16 runs in 18 balls. JE Root caught him on the ball of Yuzvendra Chahal. Shardul Thakur came to bat at number eight. He got out on 1 run. Yuzvendra Chahal bowled him. 

However, in the first inning, KKR failed to score big runs on the scoreboard. In 20 overs KKR scored 149 runs with the fall of 8 wickets. It was not a big score to chase for Rajasthan Royals. Moreover, KKR failed to defend it and lost the 56th IPL match. 

Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Scorecard 

BowlersOvers MaidenRuns Wickets 
Nitish Rana10260
Harshit Rana20220
Shardul Thakur1.10180
Varun Chakravarthy30280
Sunil Narine20130
Suyash Sharma30220
Anukul Roy10200

Rajasthan Royals Innings In IPL 56th Match

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler started the innings for Rajasthan Royals. However, Jos Buttler got out on 0 runs. He was run out by Andree Russell. Yashasvi Jaiswal played a match-winning inning. Furthermore, his inning helped the team to win the match easily. Yashasvi Jaiswal missed his century by just 2 runs. His total score was 98 runs in 47 balls. His inning includes 12 fours and 5 sixes. Moreover, his strike rate was 208.51. This was an excellent inning to watch. 

Sanju Samson came to bat at number three. He also played a fantastic inning. Sanju Samson missed his fifty by just 2 runs. He scored 48 runs in 49 balls. Both Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sanju Samson played no out inning for the team and won the match easily. 

Rajasthan Royals Bowling Scorecard 

Bowlers Overs MaidenRuns Wickets 
Trent Boult30152
Sandeep Sharma40341
Ravichandran Ashwin40320
Joe Root20140
Yuzvendra Chahal40254
KM Asif30271

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI 

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz(WK)
  • Jason Roy
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Nitish Rana(C)
  • Andre Russell
  • Rinku Singh
  • Sunil Narine
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Anukul Roy
  • Harshit Rana
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Suyash Sharma

Rajasthan Royals Playing XI 

  • Jos Buttler
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Sanju Samson(WK/C)
  • Joe Root
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Trent Boult
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • KM Asif
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
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