That's it, Kolkata Knight Riders win this game by eight wickets! A comprehensive win this for KKR. They chase down the total of 140 in just 13.5 overs. Meanwhile, KKR now top the IPL 2019 points table.
KKR needs just seven runs to win this clash and they have seven overs remaining to achieve it. Robin Uthappa looks in hurry and the game could be over in the next over.
OUT! Chris Lynn perishes after scoring his half-century. He is caught at deep backward square leg, end of a fine innings. Consolation wicket this for Royals, one feels. Chris Lynn c S Midhun b Shreyas Gopal 50(32)
OUT! Finally a wicket comes Royals' way, Shreyas Gopal strikes. Sunil Narine is caught in the slip. Steve Smith takes a good catch. Little late for Royals one feels. Narine c Smith b Shreyas Gopal 47(25)
Kolkata Knight Riders now need 56 more runs to win from 72 balls. KKR inching towards the victory. Royals need wickets here to put brakes on KKR's scoring. Sunil Narine meanwhile is nearing towards his half-century.
What a start for Kolkata Knight Riders. Sunila Narine has taken Royals bowling to cleaners here. RR feel hapless at the moment against the left-hander. Narine is batting on 34 off 15 balls.
Drama out there in the middle. Chris Lynn gets an inside edge, the ball hits the stumps but bails did not come off. The wickets flashed and then bails remained intact.
Excellent start this for Kolkata Knight Riders. Sunil Narine has already smashed four fours and a six. Royals searching for the first breakthrough.
So, that's the end of Royals innings. They finish with 139 on board. It appears that they are 15-20 runs short. Steve Smith finishes unbeaten on 73 off 59 balls. Ben Stokes struggled and managed only seven off 14 balls.
One over remaining now. The 19th over fetched Royals 12 runs. They need at least 20 form the last over to put a competitive total on board.
In match number 21 of Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL 2019), Rajasthan Royals hosts Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. This will be the fifth match of the season for both Royals and Knight Riders. While Ajinkya Rahane-led side have managed to win just one pint of four matches, KKR have won three and are better placed on IPL 2019 points table than their opponents for the night. RR vs KKR, IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.
The head-to-head record of Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders is currently tied at nine each. This will be the 19th contest between the two sides. Meanwhile, all eyes will be on Andre Russell as he has been KKR’s match-winner from match one. In all four matches, Russell has made a valuable contribution with the bat and has turned match-winner for the two-time IPL winners. Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Cricket Score.
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(w), Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Varun Aaron, Sanju Samson, Prashant Chopra, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas, Sudhesan Midhun. RR vs KKR, IPL 2019, Jaipur Weather & Pitch Report: Here's How the Weather Will Behave for Indian Premier League 12's Match Between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa.