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IPL-13: Mavi and Nagarkoti stars as KKR beat Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)’s young fast bowlers Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti shine in the team’s victory over Rajasthan Royals in the 12th match of Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 played at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Both pace bowlers took two wickets apiece and were economical when spending runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020 match-12 at Dubai
Photo: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020 match-12 at Dubai

It was such a fantastic game for two-time IPL champion as KKR managed to put 174 runs on the board in 20 overs despite some good quality bowling from Royals. Shubman Gill was fantastic at the start meanwhile Andre Russell played good short innings. After that cameo innings from English captain Eoin Morgan helped the side to put a fighting total on the board.

Shubman Gill made 47 runs while Morgan contributed 34. Jofra Archer took 2 wickets for Rajasthan in 4 overs by spending just 18 runs.

After such high quality batting performance, Kolkata bowlers were on the song as they dismissed top 5 Royals batsmen on just 42 runs score in 8 overs. Tom Curran was the only batsman in RR innings who scored 54 unbeaten in 36 balls. At the end Rajasthan Royals fell short to 37 runs and lost their first game of the season.

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