IPL: KKR sweeps Rajasthan by 60 runs and reach in the top-4
In the 54th match of the 13th season of the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the best victory in Dubai on Sunday night. It defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 60 runs in the ‘Do or Die’ match. With this, the Rajasthan team was eliminated from the play-off race. Rajasthan’s team was able to score 131/9 runs in 20 overs in front of a big target of 192 runs.
Pat Cummins (4-0-34-4) took 4 wickets in this priceless victory of Kolkata, while captain Eoin Morgan smashed an unbeaten 68 runs (35 balls, 5 fours, 6 sixes) before that.
With this victory, the Kolkata Knight Riders’ playoff hopes remain. This was the 8th defeat of Rajasthan Royals. It could only score 12 points after playing 14 matches. It became the third team out of the tournament after Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).