Dubai: In the IPL 2020, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have registered their second consecutive win in the tournament by beating Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 37 runs. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals have suffered their first defeat in the season in this IPL. Meanwhile, we are going to tell you about the 5 big reasons for the Rajasthan team’s defeat against KKR, due to which the Royals missed out on a hat-trick of victory.
No more wickets in the beginning
Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith won the toss and after the decision to bowl first, the team could not give more shocks to Kolkata Knight Riders in the beginning. On the basis of this, KKR’s team scored 42 runs at the loss of 1 wicket in the Powerplay.
Stalking Royals Chasing Target
Rajasthan Royals team started off chasing the target of 175 runs from KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders). In-form Royals captain Steve Smith was dismissed for 3 runs off the ball in the second over.
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The foundation of Rajasthan Royals’ defeat was laid in the powerplay of their innings. Because Rajasthan showed a very disappointing game during the first 6 overs and lost 2 valuable wickets for 30 runs. Soon after, Jos Buttler also kept going, due to which the team’s score was reduced to 39-3 in 6.1 overs.
Sanju Samson’s bat did not work
Sanju Samson, the dangerous batsman of Rajasthan Royals, who scored 2 fifties in the last two matches in IPL 13, could not continue his good form in this match. Alam was that he became the victim of KKR’s pacer Shivam Mavi by scoring 8 runs.
The batsmen made a fleet
Batting was the reason for the defeat of Rajasthan Royals in this match. Barring Tom Karan of Rajasthan, none of the team’s batsmen could leave their mark, due to which Rajasthan lost their wickets at regular intervals and lost the match.