IPL 2021: RR vs KKR Match Report, Key Highlights
The 18th match of the IPL 2021 ended in a victory for the Rajasthan Royals as they beat the Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets. RR vs KKR proved to be a closely contested encounter with Sanju Samson’s side inching to victory.
Rajasthan Royals won the toss and decided to bowl. After a tepid batting performance, the Knight Riders put 133 runs on the board for RR to chase. Rahul Tripathi was the top scorer for KKR with 36 runs. Meanwhile, Chris Morris put up a solid bowling display taking four wickets.
Rajasthan Royals had a good start to the second innings, managing to score 64 runs in the first eight overs with the loss of two wickets. The gripping encounter eventually ended in a victory for the Royals. Skipper Sanju Samson’s 42-run knock was the highlight of the innings.
The win takes Rajasthan Royals to the 6th spot in the table while the Knight Riders are languishing at the 8th place. The next match of the IPL 2021 will see Chennai Super Kings battle it out against Royal Challengers Bangalore.