Put in by their celebrated former captain Gambhir, KKR saw in-form Rana smash a 35-ball 59 with Russell hitting a 12-ball 44, which included six sixes off Mohammed Shami, to ensure Glenn Maxwell’s 22-ball 47 and Rishabh Pant’s 26-ball 43 went in vain. In the end Delhi were bowled out for 129 runs in 14.2 overs to hand KKR a comfortable win. Uthappa put up a show that is expected of him, entertaining the crowd with a blazing knock that comprised six fours and two sixes.
After dispatching two full length Morris deliveries to the midwicket boundary, Karthik attempted a third one in the same region not recognising that Gambhir had moved Boult from square leg as the Kiwi pouched an easy catch to silence the home crowd. After a dominant performance with the bat, which took them to an imposing score of 200 from their 20 overs, KKR made short work of their opposition.
IPL 2018 Live Score RR vs KKR Live Streaming: Kolkata Knight Riders contain Rajasthan Royals to 160/8 as they scapled wickets at regular intervals. Kuldeep conceded successive sixes against Maxwell but the chinaman bowler had the last laugh, dismissing the unsafe batsman for 47 and triggering the collapse with Narine taking three wickets in no time en route to his 100th IPL wicket.
Nitish Rana and Ben Stokes (R). He is also the first foreign bowler to achieve that milestone.
That’s the end of KKR innings as Tewatia picks up three wickets in the final over to restrict the host.
Kuldeep conceded successive sixes against Maxwell but the wrist-spinner had the last laugh, dismissing the Australian for. Who has the skills to not just keep Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav at bay, but also get on top of them? “They’re doing a good job for us”, Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik said.
The report further said FICA finds that more young players are now taking a “horizontal pathway” -where they travel the world year-round playing various domestic T20 leagues like the IPL and the Big Bash (the two most popular voted by the players).
In Tuesday’s action, Mumbai Indians take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at Wankhede Stadium as the home team search for their first points in IPL 2018.
The Top Buy: Kolkata Knight Riders’ opener Chris Lynn, bought for Rs. 9.6 Crore, scored a 29-ball 31. He was dropped on 6 by Jason Roy but smashed three sixes in the over to ease the pressure on Rana a touch. The IPL 2018 live KKR vs DD Live streaming will be available on Hotstar and Jio TV.