Rajasthan Royals suffered their first lack of Indian Premier League 2020 as they have been defeated by Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday on the Dubai International Stadium. Chasing 175-runs goal, RR fell wanting 37 runs as they have been 137/9 on the finish of the 20 overs.
Meanwhile, it was an excellent day on the workplace for 3 KKR younger weapons – Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi, as all of them gave prime performances to assist Kolkata register their second win in three matches.
Gill made his mark within the batting division as he smashed 47 runs off 34 balls, which included 5 fours and a six, after KKR have been put to bat first. The 21-year-old additionally took an excellent low catch to dismiss Riyan Parag.
Later, Kolkata, who have been defending a modest 175-runs goal, rode on sensible bowling performances by Mavi and Nagarkoti to limit RR to 137.
Nagarkoti, who was simply taking part in his second IPL match, bagged two wickets – Parag and Robin Uthappa, and gave away simply 13 runs within the two overs he bowled. The 20-year-old pacer additionally took a stunner to despatched again RR’s swashbuckling all-rounder Jofra Archer.
Meanwhile, Shivam Mavi was named Player of the Match as he eliminated two inform batsmen – Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson, cheaply to provide benefit to KKR. The 21-year-old pacer not solely picked essential wickets but in addition made strain on Rajasthan by not letting them open their arm as he gave away simply 20 runs in his 4 overs.
Interestingly, Gill, Mavi and Nagarkoti have been a part of India U19 squad which gained the 2018 World Cup.
Meanwhile, the win in opposition to RR noticed Kolkata transfer to second spot on the factors desk, whereas Rajasthan slipped to 3rd place.