IPL: Morgan-Cummins shines, Kolkata knocks Rajasthan out of tournament - Newztezz Online


Sunday, November 1, 2020

IPL: Morgan-Cummins shines, Kolkata knocks Rajasthan out of tournament

The Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed the Rajasthan Royals by 60 runs in a match played on Sunday with the help of Pat Cummins' lethal bowling after captain Eoin Morgan's aggressive half-century. 
With this defeat, Rajasthan Royals are out of the 13th season of IPL T20 cricket tournament. While Kolkata's hopes of reaching the playoffs have been alive. Kolkata set a big target of 192 runs. In response, the Rajasthan Royals were shocked. Rajasthan scored 131 for nine in 20 overs. Pat Cummins was four wickets faster than Bolink. Earlier, Kolkata were 191 for seven in the allotted 20 overs. Kings XI Punjab's campaign before Rajasthan Royals also came to an end on Sunday. Punjab lost to Chennai Super Kings.

Rajasthan's top order shattered in the wake of Pat Cummins

Against a tough target of 192, Rajasthan had a very poor start. Rajasthan's top order fell to its knees against Pat Cummins' deadly bowling. Rajasthan lost half the team by 37 runs. Robin Uthappa was out for six, Ben Stokes for 18, Captain Steve Smith for four and Sanju Samson for one. While Ryan could not even open a pollen account. Thus, half of the Rajasthan team was out.

Fighting batting of Butler, Tevatia and Gopal

The pair of Jose Butler and Rahul Tevatia fought back after the top order collapsed. However, his fight was not enough to save the team from a car defeat. Apart from this, Shreyas Gopal also batted struggling. Jose Butler hit 35 off 22 balls with the help of four fours and a six. Rahul Tevatia, meanwhile, hit 31 off 27 balls with two fours and a six. Shreyas Gopal contributed an unbeaten 23 runs. Pat Cummins was the fastest four wicket taker for Kolkata. While Varun Chakraborty and Shivam Mavin got two each and Kamlesh Nagarkoti got one.

Kolkata Knight Riders score a massive 191 runs

With the help of captain Eoin Morgan's aggressive half century, Kolkata Knight Riders set a target of 192 against Rajasthan Royals. The playoff race of the 13th season of the IPL T20 cricket tournament has become very exciting and both the teams needed to win this match to keep their hopes alive. Rajasthan won the toss and elected to bat first. With the help of a half-century from captain Eoin Morgan, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 191 for seven in the allotted 20 overs.

Important innings of Shubhaman Gill and Rahul Tripathi

Kolkata had a bad start. The team lost the wicket of Nitish Rana on one run. However, Shubhaman Gill and Rahul Tripathi later took over. The duo had a crucial partnership of 72 runs. However, the team later lost two wickets in close range. Shubham hit 36 ​​off 24 balls, including six fours. Tripathi, meanwhile, hit 39 off 34 balls with four fours and two sixes. Sunil Narain gathered the pavilion without opening an account.

Eoin Morgan's banging batting

Kolkata Knight Riders lost five wickets for 99 runs. However, Eoin Morgan batted erratically in the final overs. With the help of his immediate batting, Kolkata managed to score big. Andre Russell also batted erratically. Morgan played an unbeaten innings of 68 off 35 balls. Which included five fours and six sixes. While Russell hit 25 off 11 balls with the help of a four and three sixes. For Rajasthan, Rahul Tewatia took three wickets, Karthik Tyagi two and Shreyas Gopal and Joffra Archer one each.

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