IPL: KKR beat Royals by 37 runs in Dubai
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs in IPL cricket in Dubai last night.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) were restricted to 137 for 9 in 20 overs, after being handed a target of 175.
All-rounder Tom Curran (54) was the highest run-scorer, with none of the other batsmen able to make an impact.
Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Varun Chakravarthy accounted for two dismissals apiece.
Shivam Mavi was adjudged the Man of the Match.
Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders posted a total of 174 for 6 in 20 overs after being sent in to bat.
Opener Shubman Gill was the highest run-scorer for the side, scoring 47 runs off 34 deliveries in an innings comprising of five boundaries and a six.
With KKR losing wickets at regular intervals and no batsman really getting set after Gill, Eoin Morgan hit an unbeaten 34 off 23 to help KKR post a competitive total.
English pacer Jofra Archer was the pick of the bowlers for Rajasthan Royals, accounting for two wickets while conceding only 18 runs.
Today's encounter, Kings XI Punjab will take on Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.