IPL 2020, Match 12: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Statistical Highlights
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IPL 2020, Match 12: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Statistical Highlights

Image Credit: BCCI/IPL

On Wednesday (30th September) evening, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) claimed their second consecutive victory after beating Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 37 runs at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai).

Rajasthan Royals captain Steven Smith decided to field first after winning the toss. In the first batting, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 174/6 (20 overs). Chasing down that target, RR struggled in the entire innings and managed to score only 137/9 (20 overs).

Brief Scores: KKR – 174/6 in 20 overs (Shubman Gill 47, Eoin Morgan 34*; Jofra Archer 2/18)

RR – 137/9 in 20 overs (Tom Curran 54*, Jos Buttler 21; Kamlesh Nagarkoti 2/13)

The Result – KKR won by 37 runs

IPL 2020, Match 12: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders (RR vs KKR) – Statistical Highlights

(Teams’ stats)

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

i) It was the 150th IPL match for RR.

  • RR are the 7th team to play 150 IPL matches.

 

(Players’ stats)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Sunil Narine

Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, RR vs KKR, Stats, Statistical Highlights
Sunil Narine (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) Caribbean cricketer Sunil Narine played his 122nd T20 match for Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • During this match, Narine became the joint most-capped player for KKR in T20 cricket. Gautam Gambhir and Yusuf Pathan also played 122 T20 matches for this team.

 

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Jaydev Unadkat

Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, RR vs KKR, Stats, Statistical Highlights
Jaydev Unadkat (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) The left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat has taken 22 IPL wickets for Rajasthan Royals.

  • Equaling the record of Sohail Tanvir (22 wickets), Jaydev Unadkat has become the joint second most wicket-taker among the left-arm bowlers for RR in IPL history. Only Australian James Faulkner is ahead of them in this list with 47 IPL wickets for this team.  

 

Tom Curran

Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, RR vs KKR, Stats, Statistical Highlights
Tom Curran (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) After coming to bat at no.7 position, England cricketer Tom Curran scored 54 not out.

  • It was the third fifty for a RR batsman who came to bat at the no.7 or lower position.

50s by no.7 or lower positioned Rajasthan Royals batsmen

Player Runs Opposition Venue Date
Yusuf Pathan 62* Delhi Daredevils Centurion 28th April 2009
Tom Curran 54* Kolkata Knight Riders Dubai 30th September 2020
Brad Hodge 54* Sunrisers Hyderabad Delhi 22nd May 2013

 

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