RR vs KKR 21st match IPL 2019 | KKR won by 8 wickets

Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine partnership gives KKR an easy win against Rajasthan Royals. Let’s read out the complete details of RR vs KKR 21st match IPL 2019 here.

IPL 2019 Match 21 Analysis : RR vs KKR 21st Match IPL 2019

When : 8 PM, Saturday
Where : 
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur.
Toss : 
KKR won the toss and opt to field first.
Man of the Match : Harry Gurney
Match Number : 21

KKR won the toss and opted to field first at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Rajasthan Royals batsmen were unable to score runs and the pitch was looking very hard for scoring runs. KKR bowlers never allowed RR batsman to hit runs on slow looking pitch by their slow deliveries. Rajasthan Royals lost only 3 wickets but the total score reads only 139 runs which was looking tricky score to chase.

Steve Smith played almost half balls of the RR inning and scored 73 runs. Jos Buttler also played a slow inning of 37 runs in 34 balls. KKR debutante bowler Harry Gurney picked up 2 wickets and with his slow deliveries troubled the Rajasthan batsman by giving just 25 runs.

In the chase the same pitch looked different by Narine and Chris Lynn’s batting. Both openers were hitting the boundaries very easily and build the 91 runs partnership in just 8.3 overs. Once Shreyas Gopal introduced to the bowling; he only took both openers wickets but it was too late for Rajasthan Royals to come back in the game.

Sunil Narine scored quick 47 runs in 25 balls while Chris Lynn made 50 runs in 32 balls. Robin Uthappa also played 16 ball 36 runs inning and this way KKR won the match by 8 wickets.

Brief Score

MatchDateRR Inns KKR InnsResultMoM
RR vs KKRSunday, April 7, 2019139-3(20)140-2(13.5)KKR won by 8 wicketsHarry Gurney

RR Inns : Steven Smith – 73(59), Jos Buttler – 37(34), Prasidh Krishna – 4-35-1, Harry Gurney – 4-25-2.

KKR Inns : Chris Lynn – 50(32), Sunil Narine – 47(25), Shreyas Gopal – 4-35-2.

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