RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Morris, Samson steer Rajasthan to 6-wicket victory over KKR

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Chris Morris, Sanju Samson steered Rajasthan Royals to 6-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders
RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Chris Morris, Sanju Samson steered Rajasthan Royals to 6-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Morris, Samson steer Rajasthan to 6-wicket victory over KKR – Sanju Samson’s uncharacteristic batting and Chris Morris’ excellent bowling helped Rajasthan Royals to a 6-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. The win helped Rajasthan move from the bottom of the table to move to 6th place behind Punjab Kings with four points from five matches.

PL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 4 0 0 8 +1.009
2 Chennai Super Kings   4 3 1 0 6 +1.142
3 Delhi Capitals 4 3 1 0 6 +0.426
4 Mumbai Indians 5 2 3 0 4 -0.032
5 Punjab Kings 5 2 3 0 4 -0.428
6 Rajasthan Royals 5 2 3 0 4 -0.681
7 Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 1 3 0 2 -0.228
8 Kolkata Knight Riders 5 1 4 0 2 -0.675

 

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Morris, Samson steer Rajasthan to 6-wicket victory over KKR – Earlier, Sanju Samson won the toss for Rajasthan Royals and opted to bowl first at the Wankhede Stadium. Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders will bat first and will look to set a big target. However, KKR’s struggles with the bat continued as some disciplined bowling helped Rajasthan Royals restrict KKR to 133 in 20 overs with Chris Morris bagging 4/23.

As for playing XI, Rajasthan Royals opted to make two changes with Shreyas Gopal making way for Jaydev Unadkat and Yashasvi Jaiswal comes in for Manan Vohra. For Kolkata Knight Riders, Shivam Mavi back for Kamlesh Nagarkoti.

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders were off to a slow start with Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana finding it difficult to score against disciplined bowling from Rajasthan pacers. However, Shubman Gill once again failed to get going after he was run out by Jos Buttler with KKR reeling at 25/1 after the end of powerplay.

While Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana looked to anchor the KKR innings, a short ball from Sakariya sent Rana back on 22. Sunil Narine, promoted to No 4, could not last long either. Captain Eoin Morgan, who has been going through a rough patch, also departed early after a mix-up between him and Tripathi cost him his wicket without facing a ball.

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: KKR’s trouble did not end there. While Dinesh Karthik tried his best to keep the scorecard ticking, Russell lasted only 7 balls. Soon, Karthik also departed. In the end, Chris Morris’ 4/23 helped Rajasthan Royals restrict KKR to 133.

During the chase, Rajasthan were off to a decent start with Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler surviving an early assault from Shivam Mavi. But Varun Chakaravarthy made the difference, sending Buttler back for 5. Jaiswal followed suit with Mavi sending him back for 22. However, skipper Sanju Samson with Rahul Tewatia continued to anchor the innings. In the end, Samson remained unbeaten on 42 to guide the side to a 6-wicket victory over KKR.

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Rajasthan Royals Innings 134/4 (18.5 ovs); won by 6 wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Jos Buttler lbw b Varun Chakravarthy 5 7 1 0 71.43
Yashasvi Jaiswal c (sub KL Nagarkoti) b Shivam Mavi 22 17 5 0 129.41
Sanju Samson (WK/C) Not out 42 41 2 1 102.44
Shivam Dubey c M Prasidh Krishna b Varun Chakravarthy 22 18 2 1 122.22
Rahul Tewatia c (sub KL Nagarkoti) b M Prasidh Krishna 5 8 0 0 62.50
David Miller Not out 24 23 3 0 104.35
Extra 14 (b 0, w 6, nb 1, lb 7)
Total 134/4 (18.5)
Yet To Bat R ParagCH MorrisJD UnadkatM RahmanC Sakariya
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Shivam Mavi 4 0 19 1 4.75
Pat Cummins 3.5 0 36 0 9.39
Varun Chakravarthy 4 0 32 2 8.00
Sunil Narine 4 0 20 0 5.00
Prasidh Krishna 3 0 20 1 6.67

 

Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Jos Buttler 1-21 3.2
Yashasvi Jaiswal 2-40 4.5
S Dubey 3-85 10.5
R Tewatia 4-100 13.4


RR vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders Innings 133/9 (20 ovs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Nitish Rana c SV Samson b C Sakariya 22 25 1 1 88.00
Shubman Gill runout (Jos Buttler) 11 19 1 0 57.89
Rahul Tripathi c R Parag b M Rahman 36 26 1 2 138.46
Sunil Narine c Yashasvi Jaiswal b JD Unadkat 6 7 1 0 85.71
Eoin Morgan (C) runout (CH Morris) 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dinesh Karthik (WK) c C Sakariya b CH Morris 25 24 4 0 104.17
Andre Russell c DA Miller b CH Morris 9 7 0 1 128.57
Pat Cummins c R Parag b CH Morris 10 6 0 1 166.67
Shivam Mavi b CH Morris 5 7 1 0 71.43
Prasidh Krishna Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 9 (b 2, w 5, nb 1, lb 1)
Total 133/9 (20)
Yet To Bat Varun Chakravarthy
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Jaydev Unadkat 4 0 25 1 6.25
Chetan Sakariya 4 0 31 1 7.75
Mustafizur Rahman 4 0 22 1 5.50
Chris Morris 4 0 23 4 5.75
Rahul Tewatia 3 0 24 0 8.00
Shivam Dubey 1 0 5 0 5.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Shubman Gill 1-24 5.4
N Rana 2-45 8.1
SP Narine 3-54 9.5
EJG Morgan 4-61 10.2
RA Tripathi 5-94 15.2
AD Russell 6-117 17.4
Dinesh Karthik 7-118 17.6
Pat Cummins 8-133 19.2
Shivam Mavi 9-133 19.6


Rajasthan Royals:
Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), David Miller, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman
“We are going to bowl first. It has helped the bowlers here when you bowl first. I like to appreciate the team members as there are lot of positives even though we have lost three games. We haven’t said much, in a tournament like IPL there are going to be ups and downs. We have two changes,” Sanju Samson said after the toss.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna

“We would have liked to bowl first. We did see a game the other night where 220 was enough. Hopefully, we can rectify our mistakes today. It was a great game of cricket. The character the guys showed was amazing from the position we were in. We have one change, Mavi comes in for Nagarkoti,” Eoin Morgan said.

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RCB vs RR – While head to head records and statistics have hardly any impact on future matches, those records do take a toll on the players’ psyche and KKR will have that advantage. In 23 matches so far in IPL, KKR have won 12 matches while RR have managed 10 wins with the other match washed out.

Matches Played 23
KKR Won 12
RR Won 10
No Result 1

 

RR vs KKR head-to-head in IPL: 23 Matches – 12 victories for Kolkata Knight Riders, 10 for Rajasthan Royals

After winning the inaugural edition of the IPL, Rajasthan Royals have drawn a blank in the last 13 years. With the firepower that they have, RR have underachieved to put it bluntly. As for Kolkata Knight Riders, the last few seasons haven’t gone according to plan. With dwindling a middle-order despite the presence of some of the best players in the world, KKR have struggled. However, the most difficult thing has been the way they have missed out. In the last two seasons. KKR have missed out on the playoffs on net run rate. Hence, not only they will have to win, they will need to win big to keep their hopes alive for the playoffs.

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Date Winner Winning Margin Venue
01-Nov-20 Kolkata Knight Riders 60 Runs Dubai
30-Apr-19 Kolkata Knight Riders 37 Runs Dubai
25-Apr-19 Rajasthan Royals 3 Wickets Kolkata
07-Apr-19 Kolkata Knight Riders 8 Wickets Jaipur
23-May-18 Kolkata Knight Riders 25 Runs Kolkata
15-May-18 Kolkata Knight Riders 6 Wickets Kolkata
18-Apr-18 Kolkata Knight Riders 7 Wickets Jaipur
16-May-15 Rajasthan Royals 9 Runs Mumbai (BS)
26-Apr-15 Match Abandoned Kolkata
05-May-14 Rajasthan Royals 10 Runs Ahmedabad
29-Apr-14 Rajasthan Royals Super Over Abu Dhabi
03-May-13 Kolkata Knight Riders 8 Wickets Kolkata
08-Apr-13 Rajasthan Royals 19 Runs Jaipur
13-Apr-12 Kolkata Knight Riders 5 Wickets Kolkata
08-Apr-12 Rajasthan Royals 22 Runs Jaipur
17-Apr-11 Kolkata Knight Riders 8 Wickets Kolkata
15-Apr-11 Kolkata Knight Riders 9 Wickets Jaipur
17-Apr-10 Kolkata Knight Riders 8 Wickets Kolkata
20-Mar-10 Rajasthan Royals 34 Runs Ahmedabad
20-May-09 Kolkata Knight Riders 4 Wickets Durban
23-Apr-09 Rajasthan Royals Super Over Cape Town
20-May-08 Rajasthan Royals 6 Wickets Kolkata
01-May-08 Rajasthan Royals 45 Runs Jaipur

 

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RR vs KKR: Top 5 scorers between the two:

Player Team Most Runs Highest score
Ajinkya Rahane RR 338 72
Shane Watson RR 304 104*
Yusuf Pathan RR 292 55
Gautam Gambhir KKR 255 75*
Sourav Ganguly KKR 237 75*

 

RR vs KKR: Top 5 highest individual scores:

Player Highest score Team
Shane Watson 104* RR
Dinesh Karthik 97* KKR
Jacques Kallis 80* KKR
Gautam Gambhir 75* KKR
Sourav Ganguly 75* KKR

 

RR vs KKR: Top 5 players with most wickets:

Player Most Wickets Team
Sunil Narine 10 KKR
Shakib Al Hasan 9 KKR
Siddharth Trivedi 9 RR
Shane Watson 8 RR
Kuldeep Yadav 7 KKR

 

RR vs KKR: Top 5 best bowling figures:

Player Best Bowling Figure Team
Kuldeep Yadav 4/20 KKR
Chris Morris 4/23 RR
Patrick Cummins 4/34 KKR
James Faulkner 3/11 RR
Charl Langeveldt 3/15 KKR

 

Which TV channels will broadcast RR vs KKR?
RR vs KKR match will be telecast on the Star Sports Network. The leading Indian Broadcaster has made arrangements to broadcast the games in multiple languages and on multiple network channels.

How do I watch live streaming of IPL 2021 RR vs KKR match?
The live streaming of the IPL 2021 RR vs KKR match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. You can also catch the live updates on insidesport.co

When will IPL 2021 Final be Played? – Date
IPL 2021 Final will be on May 30, 2021

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What Time IPL 2021, RR vs KKR Will begin? Time
Match Will begin at 7.30 pm IST

What are the venues for IPL 2021, RR vs KKR? – Venue

The match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

IPL 2021 Rajasthan Royals (RR) Full and Final Squad:

Rajasthan Royals (RR) Retained Players: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Andrew Tye

Players bought at Auction: Chris Morris (Rs 16.25 crore), Shivam Dube (Rs 4.4 crore), Mustafizur Rahman (Rs 1 crore), Chetan Sakariya (Rs 1.20 crore), KC Kariappa (Rs 20 lakh), Liam Livingstone (Rs 75 lakh), Kuldip Yadav (Rs 20 lakh), Aakash Singh (Rs 20 lakh)

IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full and Final Squad:

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Retained Players: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert

Players bought at auction: Shakib Al Hasan (Rs 3.20 crore), Sheldon Jackson (Rs 20 lakh), Vaibhav Arora (Rs 20 lakh), Karun Nair (Rs 50 lakh), Harbhajan Singh (Rs 2 crore), Ben Cutting (Rs 75 lakh), Venkatesh Iyer (Rs 20 lakh), Pawan Negi (Rs 50 lakh)

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