May 16, 2021

IPL 2021 Dwell Match Rating, RR vs KKR: Rajasthan Royals Win Toss, Elect To Bowl vs Kolkata Knight Riders

RR vs KKR IPL 2021 Live Score: Shubman Gill Falls To Direct Hit, Rajasthan Royals Start Strong

RR vs KKR Dwell Rating: Sanju Samson, David Miller, Jos Buttler through the ongoing IPL 2021 season.© BCCI/IPL

Rajasthan Royals (RR) have gained the toss, and elected to bowl vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 18 of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, on the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. At the moment bottom-placed within the eight-team desk, RR can be hoping for 2 factors in opposition to KKR, who’re seventh within the standings. Rajasthan have solely been capable of muster one win from 4 video games this season. The identical goes for KKR, who’ve additionally gained as soon as and misplaced thrice. The Eoin Morgan-led facet will hope to lastly kickstart their marketing campaign with a superb efficiency in opposition to RR, and possibly construct a successful run. All eyes can be on Nitish Rana for KKR, who has been in glorious kind this season. He’s presently sixth within the Orange Cap race, with 164 runs in 4 matches. In the meantime, Shivam Dube can be essential to Samson’s plans for KKR. The all-rounder put up a superb batting present in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday, scoring 46 off 32 balls however could not stop a defeat for his facet. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 18 Dwell Cricket Rating And Updates Between Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), from Wankhede Stadium

  • 20:00 (IST)

    OUT!!! Shubman Gill run out Jos Buttler 11 (19)


    A cutter by Rahman, it was relatively a fiery yorker on size, exterior off. Gill hit it extensive of quick cowl and went for a single. Buttler ran to his proper to select the ball advert attemps an under-arm throw into the stumps. Gill dives, however does not attain on time.

    In walks, Rahul Tripathi.

  • 19:54 (IST)

    No run, KKR: 23/0

    A brief supply by Morris, and Gill gloves it to quick fantastic leg. No run.

    After 5 overs, KKR are 23 for no loss.

  • 19:50 (IST)


    An offcutter from Rahman, and Gill slices it within the air, for Jaiswal, who runs from sweeper cowl. He drives, however drops it. Two runs.

  • 19:47 (IST)


    A poor supply by Rahman, into the pads. Gill smacks it over midwicket for a 4!

  • 19:42 (IST)


    A size supply by Unadkat, on center stump line. Rana cuts it between backward level and quick third man for a 4!

  • 19:38 (IST)

    One run

    Again of a size by Sakariya, exterior off. Rana hits it to further cowl for a single.

  • 19:33 (IST)

    One run

    A brief supply by Unadkat, wider of off. Rana goes on the again foot to information it to the off facet sweeper for a single.

  • 19:33 (IST)

    Two runs

    A brief supply by Unadkat, wider. Rana negotiates it over the cover-point area for a double.

  • 19:32 (IST)

    No run

    Again of a size by Unadkat, and Rana defends it to level. No run.

  • 19:29 (IST)

    The motion begins!

    Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana to open for KKR. Jaydev Unadkat to start with the ball for RR.

  • 19:09 (IST)

    Listed below are the enjoying XIs!

    Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna

    Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(w/c), David Miller, Shivam Dube, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Chris Morris, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman

  • 19:09 (IST)

    Two adjustments for Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson

    After successful the toss, Sanju Samson stated that Jaydev Unadkat and Yashasvi Jaiswal have beenn included in RR’s enjoying XI.

  • 19:07 (IST)

    Shivam Mavi is available in for Kamlesh Nagarkoti: Eoin Morgan

    After dropping the toss, Eoin Morgan revealed that Shivam Mavi has been included in KKR’s enjoying XI for Match 18. He said that even KKR would have most well-liked to bowl.

  • 19:01 (IST)

    Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to bowl

    RR skipper Sanju Samson has gained the toss, and elected to bowl.

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Nitish Rana all set to go!

    Nitish Rana has been in good kind this season, and is sixth within the Orange Cap race with 164 runs. By the appears to be like of KKR’s newest put up on Twitter, Rana appears to be like like he’s prepared for in the present day’s recreation:

  • 18:39 (IST)

    Eoin Morgan wants to search out some kind!

    KKR skipper Eoin Morgan has been in poor kind this season. The England captain has scored solely 45 runs in 4 video games, and actually must put a superb show quickly!

  • 18:27 (IST)

    Watch: Rajasthan Royals go away for the venue!

    RR can be aiming for 2 factors, and climb up the desk. At the moment, bottom-placed within the standings, they are going to be making an attempt to construct some consistency. Here’s a video of them leaving for the venue:

  • 18:14 (IST)

    KKR financial institution on Pat Cummins!

    An important cog in KKR’s unit, Pat Cummins actually wants to extend his wicket-tally, and has registered 4 wickets this season. The Aussie pacer confirmed his batting expertise within the latest defeat vs CSK, when he smashed an unbeaten knock of 66 runs in 34 balls. He might be a key participant for in the present day’s match!

  • 18:03 (IST)

    All eyes on Sanju Samson!

    Sanju Samson might want to discover some consistency within the ongoing season for RR. Within the first match, he scored a ton, however could not stop a defeat for his facet. After his knock of 119, he has managed to attain solely 26 runs within the different three video games. If the RR skipper finds his kind tonight, we might anticipate some energy hitting show!

  • 17:52 (IST)

    Co-owner Juhi Chawla backs KKR for IPL 2021!

    After KKR’s latest defeat to CSK, co-owner Juhi Chawla took to social media to provide her backing to the underperforming staff. Taking to Twitter, she wrote, “Happy with our staff KKR .. after such a shaky begin the place we regarded like we had collapsed ..!.!!!! our boys performed robust and exhausting , and introduced it to an in depth match ..!! Thanks Russell, DK, Pat ..!!! @Russell12A @DineshKarthik @patcummins30 @KKRiders”.
  • 17:37 (IST)


    Each groups have confronted one another 23 occasions within the IPL, with KKR popping out on prime with 12 wins. RR have gained on 10 events, and one match was washed out.

  • 17:11 (IST)

    Good night and welcome everybody!

    Good night and welcome everybody to our reside protection of Match 18 of IPL 2021, between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), on the Wankhede Stadium. Either side can be aiming for 2 factors, and have been experiencing disappointing seasons. Keep tuned for some thrilling cricket people!

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