KKR WON – 163/3 (18.5 Overs) | RR – 160/8 (20.0 Overs)
The battle of the IPL 11 continues and all the teams are putting their full strength to win. The 15th match of the IPL season 11 is between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane, KKR are led by Dinesh Karthik. Rajasthan Royals are playing on home ground, so it is certain to get the benefit. If we talk about the last matches in IPL, Rajasthan Royals appeared to be strong against their opponents. The Rajasthan team trying to get the third consecutive win in the IPL against Kolkata. After defeated by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first match, the Royals have won two consecutive matches. Royals defeated Delhi Daredevils by 10 runs in the rain-affected encounter and defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 19 runs on the same ground. Both teams have not made any changes in their playing XI for this match.
Rajasthan Royals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Today’s Team Players List:
RR: Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Sanju Samson (Wicket Keeper), D’Arcy Short, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Jos Buttler, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shreyas Gopal, Ben Laughlin, Jaydev Unadkat
KKR: Dinesh Karthik (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Tom Curran, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav
IPL 2018 Points Table after 15th Match
IPL Live Score, Updates, Ball-to-ball Commentary:
Welcome to our live blog of KKR vs RR, IPL 2018 15th match. First of all, Happy Birthday to the IPL. Yes, the IPL T20 was born today in 2008.
- KKR Inning: Sunil Narine scored 35 on 25 balls, with the help of five FOURs and one SIX. He was run-out by Unadkat/Jos Buttler. Chris Lynn was DUCK out on the second ball of his inning. Robin Uthappa maintained the scorecard with his 48 runs on 36 balls, he hit six FOURS and two SIXES. Nitish Rana and Dinesh Kartik were not-out score 35 runs on 27 balls and 42 runs on 23 balls respectively.
- RR Inning: Shivam Mavi took the last of the inning, Lynn drops a simple catch of D Kulkarni on the first ball, Double on the second ball. Three WIDEs from the over. D Kulkarni Run Out on the fifth ball, and no run on the last ball. RR final score – 160/8 (20 Overs).
- Tom Curran into the attack, Curran got Gowtham on the first ball (caught by Shivam Mavi) and Shreyas Gopal on the second ball of the over, Single on the third ball, no hat-trick. Runs scored 10 in the over, 2 WICKETS. RR – 151/7 (19 Overs)
- Narine to bowl the 18th over. Run scored 14 with the help of a SIX, FOUR, TRIPLE and SINGLE. RR Score – 141/5 (18 Overs)
- Piyush Chawla is back into the attack with the ball in his hands. Chawla got Stokes on the first ball of the over caught by Nitish Rana. Just seven runs from the 17th over. Live Score, RR – 127/5 (17 Overs).
- Four singles and a SIX from the Kuldeep Yadav’s over, run score 10. RR – 122/4 (16 Overs)
- Only two singles and two doubles are from the over. Runs scored 6, RR – 112/4 after 15 overs.
- Successful over Kuldeep Yadav, Only seven runs from the over with a WICKET, Tripathi OUT. RR – 106/4 (14 Overs)
- Again a wonderful over by Nitish Rana, only 4 runs in it with a WICKET (D’Arcy Short OUT). IPL Live Score, RR – 99/3 (13 Overs)
- 14 runs scored in the 12th over. Two singles, a SIX, a FOUR, and a double from the over. RR – 95/2 (12 Overs)
- Runs scored 10 in the 11th over, two FOURs and two singles. IPL Live Score, RR – 81/2 (11 Overs)
- Right-arm fast medium baller Tom Curran comes into the attack. Three singles, a Double and a FOUR. Run Score nine from the 10th over. IPL Live Score, RR – 71/2 (10 Overs)
- Shivam Mavi is back into the attack. Four dot balls, a FOUR and a WICKET. Run Score four with one wicket in the 9th over. RR – 62/2 (9 Overs).
- Kuldeep Yadav back with the ball. It was a decent over and only 3 runs were scored. IPL Live Score, RR – 58/1 (8 Overs)
- Nitish Rana comes to the attack. One FOUR, three singles and Rahane’s WICKET on the second last ball of the over. This wicket is really important for Kolkata. Run score seven in the seventh over. RR 55-1 (7 Overs)
- Runs scored eight in the sixth over of the inning with the help of a FOUR. RR – 48/0 (6 Overs)
- Shivam Mavi took the ball in his hand for 5th over, D’Arcy Short on strike – first ball dot, single on the second, Rahane on strike smashed a SIX on the third ball of the over, single on the fourth, FOUR by D’Arcy Short on the fifth ball and single on the last ball of the over. IPL Live Score: RR – 40/0 (5 Overs)
- Narine comes in attacked, Rahane on strike. Consecutive boundaries (FOUR) on the first four balls and two singles run scored 18 in the fourth over. IPL Live Score: RR 27-0
- Chawla again in attack, only two singles from the third over. RR – 9/0 in 3 Overs.
- Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack with the ball. Only four runs from the second over. Kolkata gets a good start here. RR score after 2 overs – 7/0
- Chawla will open the attack, Rahane on strike while D’Arcy Short on the other side. Three runs from the first over. IPL Live Score: RR – 3/0, 1 Over.
- Kolkata Knight Riders have won the toss and have chosen to bowl first.