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17-year-old Parag and Archer steal Karthik’s thunder as RR pull off spectacular comeback

Catch all the top moments from match 43 of the Indian Premier League between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals played at the Eden Gardens, Chennai.

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) welcomed the Rajasthan Royals (RR) for match 43 of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL). RR brought back Varun Aaron while also handing Oshane Thomas an IPL debut. KKR recalled Prasidh Krishna and Carlos Brathwaite to the playing XI. Rajasthan won the Toss and opted to bowl. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) welcomed the Rajasthan Royals (RR) for match 43 of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL). RR brought back Varun Aaron while also handing Oshane Thomas an IPL debut. KKR recalled Prasidh Krishna and Carlos Brathwaite to the playing XI. Rajasthan won the Toss and opted to bowl. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Aaron made immediate impact starting with a wicket-maiden where he got rid of Chris Lynn. He then returned to dismiss Shubman Gill in the 5th over. Both batsmen were bowled with brilliant deliveries from Aaron, reducing KKR to 31/2. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Aaron made immediate impact starting with a wicket-maiden where he got rid of Chris Lynn. He then returned to dismiss Shubman Gill in the 5th over. Both batsmen were bowled with brilliant deliveries from Aaron, reducing KKR to 31/2. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Nitish Rana scored just 21 before Shreyas Gopal got him caught out in the 9th over. Sunil Narine who walked out to bat at no. 5 was then run out in the 12th over after making just 11 runs. KKR were down to 80/4 when Narine walked back. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Nitish Rana scored just 21 before Shreyas Gopal got him caught out in the 9th over. Sunil Narine who walked out to bat at no. 5 was then run out in the 12th over after making just 11 runs. KKR were down to 80/4 when Narine walked back. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Andre Russell failed to make an impact scoring just 14 before fellow West Indian Oshane Thomas got him caught out in the 17th over. Carlos Brathwaite followed Russell to the dugout in the next over as Unadkat got him caught out. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Andre Russell failed to make an impact scoring just 14 before fellow West Indian Oshane Thomas got him caught out in the 17th over. Carlos Brathwaite followed Russell to the dugout in the next over as Unadkat got him caught out. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Dinesh Karthik batted beautifully despite the wickets falling at the other end. The KKR skipper brought up his fifty off just 35 balls in the 17th over and finished unbeaten with 97* off just 50 balls. The knock was Karthik’s best-ever score in the IPL and helped KKR post 175/6. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Dinesh Karthik batted beautifully despite the wickets falling at the other end. The KKR skipper brought up his fifty off just 35 balls in the 17th over and finished unbeaten with 97* off just 50 balls. The knock was Karthik’s best-ever score in the IPL and helped KKR post 175/6. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson got Rajasthan off to a great start adding 53 runs off just 32 balls for the first wicket. Sunil Narine then provided the breakthrough as he trapped Rahane plumb in front of the wickets in the 6th over. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson got Rajasthan off to a great start adding 53 runs off just 32 balls for the first wicket. Sunil Narine then provided the breakthrough as he trapped Rahane plumb in front of the wickets in the 6th over. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Piyush Chawla then got into the act as he castled Samson in the very next over. Narine then returned in the 8th over and trapped RR skipper Steve Smith plumb in front of the wickets. After that quick start RR lost 3 wickets in 3 overs falling to 63/3. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Piyush Chawla then got into the act as he castled Samson in the very next over. Narine then returned in the 8th over and trapped RR skipper Steve Smith plumb in front of the wickets. After that quick start RR lost 3 wickets in 3 overs falling to 63/3. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

The wickets kept falling as Chawla struck twice first in the 11th over to get rid of Ben Stokes and then in the 13th over to send back Stuart Binny. Both batsmen made only 11 runs each as RR were left struggling at 98/5 still needing 78 from 45 balls to win. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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The wickets kept falling as Chawla struck twice first in the 11th over to get rid of Ben Stokes and then in the 13th over to send back Stuart Binny. Both batsmen made only 11 runs each as RR were left struggling at 98/5 still needing 78 from 45 balls to win. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Riyan Parag and Shreyas Gopal then added 25 off 17 balls before Prasidh Krishna got rid of Gopal in the 16th over. Jofra Archer then came in and immediately got going as he together with 17-year-old Parag added 44 off just 21 balls to take RR to within touching distance of victory. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Riyan Parag and Shreyas Gopal then added 25 off 17 balls before Prasidh Krishna got rid of Gopal in the 16th over. Jofra Archer then came in and immediately got going as he together with 17-year-old Parag added 44 off just 21 balls to take RR to within touching distance of victory. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

Riyan Parag was brilliant for Rajasthan scoring 47 off 31 before getting dismissed hit wicket in the penultimate over. With 10 runs required off the final over Archer hit Prasidh for a 4 and a 6 to seal the win with 3 wickets and 4 balls remaining. The win keeps RR still in the contention for a playoffs berth while stretching KKR’s losing streak to 6 games. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)
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Riyan Parag was brilliant for Rajasthan scoring 47 off 31 before getting dismissed hit wicket in the penultimate over. With 10 runs required off the final over Archer hit Prasidh for a 4 and a 6 to seal the win with 3 wickets and 4 balls remaining. The win keeps RR still in the contention for a playoff berth while stretching KKR’s losing streak to 6 games. (Image: BCCI, iplt20.com)

First Published on Apr 26, 2019 12:50 am
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