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Rajasthan Royals won by 9 wickets

Match Details 

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals

Venue - Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Toss Winner - Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opt to bowl

Series - Indian Premier League 2023

Date of the Match - Thursday, 11 May, 2023

Time - 07:30 PM (IST)

Season - 2023

Umpires - Rod Tucker (AUS), Saidharshan Kumar (IND)

Third Umpire - Rohan Pandit (IND)

Match Referee - Pankaj Dharmani (IND)

Player of the Match - Yashasvi Jaiswal

Match Review

     On Thursday, May 11, at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals played in the 56th match of the Indian Premier League 2023. 

     Venkatesh Iyer led KKR to a total of 149/8 with a score of 57 off 52 balls. Then Jaiswal entered the fray, scoring 26 runs off the opening over. In just 13 balls, he set a new IPL record for the fastest fifty. Sanju Samson entered the fray and joined the celebration while Jaiswal took his foot off the gas, preventing him from scoring his second century of the year.  

     Jaiswal helped RR cross the finish line and finished the game on 98 off 47 with 12 fours and five sixes. Sanju Samson was unbeaten at the other end with 48 off 29 when their partnership ended with 121 off 69 balls. 

Brief Score

     Kolkata Knight Riders have scored 149 for 8 in 20 overs (Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) 18, Jason Roy 10, Venkatesh Iyer 57, Nitish Rana 22, Andre Russell 10, Rinku Singh 16, Sunil Narine 6, Shardul Thakur 1, Anukul Roy 6, Extras 3) 

     Rajasthan Royals have scored 151 for 1 in 13.1 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 98, Jos Buttler 0, Sanju Samson (c & wk) 48, Extras 5)

Who is the Winner?

     Rajasthan Royals won by 9 wickets with a score of 151 runs.


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