“The Rajasthan Royals defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by a big score
Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 7 runs in a high-scoring thrilling match played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Monday night in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 tournament. Jos Buttler scored a brilliant century and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal returned with a five wicket haul.
Despite a superb 85 from skipper Shreyas Iyer and 58 from opening batsman Aaron Finch, Kolkata Knight Riders were bowled out for 210 in 19.4 overs, losing the match by barely seven runs. Yuzvendra Chahal returned with a five-wicket haul, with figures of 4-0-40-5 in a high-scoring game that was packed with action throughout.
On a level surface at the Brabourne Stadium, Rajasthan Royals’ English wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler attacked from the start of the game, accumulating 97 runs in only 9.4 overs with Devdutt Padikkal for the first wicket. As Rajasthan Royals grabbed early control of the match, left-handed batter Padikkal was content to watch Jos Buttler rip away the KKR bowling line-up.