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DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Delhi Capitals Won By 20 Runs at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

IPL 2024: DC vs RR – Delhi Capitals Won By 20 Runs

In the 56th match of the IPL 2024 season, the Delhi Capitals faced off against the Rajasthan Royals (DC vs RR) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

The match, held on May 7, 2024, saw the Delhi Capitals emerge victorious by 20 runs in a high-scoring affair.

Let check out DC vs RR head to head in the IPL.

DC vs RR: Head-To-Head in IPL

28 matches played between the DC vs RR. Delhi Capitals has won 13 matches while Rajasthan Royals has won 15 matches.

DC vs RR: Toss Moment

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Sanju Samson and Rishabh Pant at Toss Moment.
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The Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to field first, setting the stage for an exciting first innings.

“We prefer to bowl first. The pitch looks favorable for chasing, so that’s our initial plan. We’re prepared for both scenarios but after assessing our strengths and weaknesses, bowling first seemed the better choice.
Team dynamics are vital for success; it’s not just about skill but also the great personalities that enrich our team. These factors make our IPL experience unique and enjoyable.”

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

“That was the strategy. Both teams have the same pitch conditions. This year, things are quite unpredictable with some injuries and health issues, but that’s all part of the game.
We need to perform across all departments. Our lineup remains largely the same, with Ishant returning and Gulbadin joining in. Plus, we’re utilizing an extra batter as an impact player.”

Rishabh Pant, DC Skipper

DC vs RR: First Innings

Delhi Capitals Batting

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Jake Fraser - Mcgurk scored 50 (20) and Abishek Porel scored 65 (36).
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The Capitals’ batting lineup shone brightly, with Abishek Porel leading the charge with a dynamic 65 off 36 balls, including seven 4s and three 6s.

Jake Fraser-McGurk provided ample support with a quickfire 50 from 20 deliveries, hitting seven 4s and three 6s. Tristan Stubbs also contributed a valuable 41 runs in just 20 balls.

The rest of the batting order chipped in, pushing the team’s total to a formidable 221 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Rajasthan Royals Bowling

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - R Ashwin 3/24 (4). He took Nitish Kumar Reddy, Marco Jansen and Shahbaz Ahmed's wickets.
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The Royals’ bowlers had a challenging day, with R Ashwin being the standout performer, taking 3 wickets for 24 runs in his 4 overs.

Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Trent Boult each claimed a wicket, but they couldn’t prevent DC from setting a high target.

DC vs RR: Second Innings

Rajasthan Royals Batting

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Sanju Samson scored 86 (46) and Jos Buttler scored 19(17).
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In response, the Rajasthan Royals put up a valiant fight. Sanju Samson led the way with an impressive 86 off 46 balls, hitting eight 4s and six 6s.

Riyan Parag and Shubham Dubey made notable contributions, but the team fell short, managing 201 runs for 8 wickets in their 20 overs.

Delhi Capitals Bowling

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Mukesh Kumar 2/30 (3). He took Sanju Samson and Rovman Powell's wickets.
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The Capitals’ bowlers delivered when it mattered most. Khaleel Ahmed and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each.

Mukesh Kumar also bagged two crucial wickets, while Axar Patel and Rasikh Salam each added one to their tally.

Man of the Match

Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each, with Kuldeep’s economical spell of 2 for 25 in 4 overs earning him the Man of the Match award.

Kuldeep Yadav’s exceptional bowling was pivotal in DC’s win, making him the standout player of the match. This win adds crucial points to DC’s tally as they continue their quest for IPL glory.

DC vs RR - 7 May 2024 - Kuldeep Yadav  is the Man of the Match.
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“Bowling a good length is crucial, especially during the death overs. Having played against Ferreira in South Africa, I knew he favored the back foot. I aimed to keep my deliveries full and quick, which worked as I got him out on the first ball.
I also threw in a couple of seam-up deliveries to gauge the batters’ responses. It’s all about the length, and sticking to that was my plan. Scoring over 200 puts pressure on bowlers but also presents opportunities for wickets, and I focused on playing to my strengths and maintaining belief.”

Kuldeep Yadav, DC

The Delhi Capitals’ comprehensive performance in both batting and bowling departments secured them a 20-run victory over the Rajasthan Royals.

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Sunrisers Hyderabad Won By 1 Run at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

IPL 2024: SRH vs RR – Sunrisers Hyderabad Won By 1 Run

In a thrilling encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, the Sunrisers Hyderabad edged out the Rajasthan Royals (SRH vs RR) by a mere one run in the 50th match of the IPL 2024 season.

The match, which took place on the 2nd of May at 7:30 PM IST, was a nail-biting spectacle that kept fans on the edge of their seats until the last ball.

Let check out SRH vs RR head to head in the IPL.

SRH vs RR: Head-To-Head in IPL

18 matches played between the SRH vs RR. Sunrisers Hyderabad has won 9 matches while Rajasthan Royals has won 9 matches.

Toss Moment

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Pat Cummins and Sanju Samson at Toss Moment.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad, after winning the toss, chose to set the pace by batting first.

“We will bat first, the crowd seems pretty excited to see us bat first. We have always done well batting first and this is probably our strong suit. Looks like a good wicket to bat on. So yes we will look to put up a good score on the board and defend.”

Pat Cummins, SRH Skipper

“We would have batted as well. It does suit the team, we have done both well this season. It is paramount to have momentum on our side in this tournament. Lot of things have been going in our favour. We just want to stick to the same process.”

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

SRH vs RR: First Innings

Sunrisers Hyderabad Batting

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Nitish Kumar Reddy 76* (42) and Heinrich Klaasen 42* (19).
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Nitish Kumar Reddy remained unbeaten at 76 off 42 balls, including three 4s and a whopping eight 6s.

Travis Head supported the innings with a solid 58 from 44 balls, hitting six 4s and three 6s. Heinrich Klaasen also contributed a quickfire 42* off 19 balls, with three 4s and three 6s.

Contributions from Abhishek Sharma 12 (10) with one 6s and Anmolpreet Singh 5 (5) with one 4s helped SRH post a formidable total of 201 runs for the loss of three wickets.
Their innings was marked by some exceptional performances.

Rajasthan Royals Bowling

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Avesh Khan 2/39 (4). He took Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma's wickets.
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The Rajasthan Royals bowlers had a challenging day, with Avesh Khan picking up 2 wickets for 39 runs in 4 overs. Sandeep Sharma took one wicket for 31 runs in 4 overs.

Despite their efforts, SRH set RR a target of 202 runs to win.

SRH vs RR: Second Innings

Rajasthan Royals Batting

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Yashasvi Jaiswal 67 (40) and Riyan Parag 77 (49).
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In response, the Rajasthan Royals put up a valiant fight.
Yashasvi Jaiswal scoring 67 off 40 balls, hitting seven 4s and two 6s and Riyan Parag scoring 77 off 49 balls, including eight 4s and four 6s were the standout performers.

Rovman Powell 27 off 15 balls and Shimron Hetmyer 13 off 9 balls also made valuable contributions.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowling

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar took Rovman Powell's wicket.
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However, the SRH bowlers proved to be a tough hurdle to cross.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar led the attack with 3 wickets for 41 runs in 4 overs. He took Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson’s wickets in one over and took Rovman Powell’s wicket in last ball of last over.

Pat Cummins picking up 2 wickets for 34 runs in 4 overs. He took Riyan Parag and Dhruv Jurel’s wicket. T Natarajan took 2 wickets for 35 runs in 4 overs. He took Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shimron Hetmyer’s wicket.

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowlers restricting Rajasthan Royals’ batters to 200 runs for 7 wickets.

Man of the Match

SRH vs RR - 2 May 2024 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the Man of the Match.
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The match came down to the wire, with SRH winning by just one run. The victory was sealed in the final over. A testament to the high-pressure situations that the IPL is known for.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was rightly adjudged the Man of the Match for his crucial wickets and his ability to maintain composure under pressure.

The SRH vs RR match was a classic display of T20 cricket. Both teams showcasing their strengths and also fighting till the very end.

SRH’s narrow victory by one run will be remembered as one of the most exciting finishes of the IPL 2024 season.

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - RR Won By 7 Wickets against LSG.

LSG vs RR: IPL 2024 – Rajasthan Royals Won By 7 Wickets

In the heart of Lucknow, the 44th match of the IPL 2024 season unfolded at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. It was a clash of titans as Lucknow Super Giants faced off against Rajasthan Royals (LSG vs RR) in a thrilling encounter.

Let check out LSG vs RR head to head in the IPL.

LSG vs RR: Head-To-Head in IPL

4 matches played between the LSG vs RR. Lucknow Super Giants has won 1 match while Rajasthan Royals has won 3 matches.

Toss Moment

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - Sanju Samson and KL Rahul at Toss Moment.
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The evening began with RR winning the toss and opting to field first, a decision that set the stage for an exciting first innings.

“We will bowl first. Looks like a decent wicket to bowl, but no guarantees. This season has been a bit different, some extra days in between games, that gives us time to rest and recover. We’re playing the same team”

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

“The wicket is good, there’s not much dew in Lucknow and the wicket will play well for the entire 40 overs. We’ll need to play some good cricket. It’s nice to get past 200, every team would like to do so, but the dimensions of this ground favours the bowlers a bit more and we’ve enjoyed it. No changes for us.”

KL Rahul, LSG Skipper

LSG vs RR: First Innings

Lucknow Super Giants Batting

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - KL Rahul scored 76 (48) and Deepak Hooda scored 50 (31).
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LSG’s innings was highlighted by stellar performances from their top-order batsmen.
Captain KL Rahul led from the front, scoring a magnificent 76 off 48 balls, including eight 4s and two towering 6s.

Deepak Hooda complemented Rahul’s efforts with a quickfire 50 from 31 deliveries, laced with seven 4s.

Their efforts propelled LSG to a competitive total of 196 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Rajasthan Royals Bowling

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - Trent Boult 1/41 (4). He took Quinton De Kock's wicket.
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RR’s bowlers had their moments too, with Sandeep Sharma taking 2 wickets for 31 runs in his 4 overs, dismissing Marcus Stoinis and Nicholas Pooran.

R Ashwin, Trent Boult, and Avesh Khan each claimed a wicket, contributing to keeping LSG’s total within reach.

LSG vs RR: Second Innings

Rajasthan Royals Batting

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - Sanju Samson scored 71 (33) with seven 4s and four 6s.
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The second innings saw RR’s batsmen rise to the occasion.
Sanju Samson, the RR captain, played a captain’s knock, smashing a rapid 71 off 33 balls with seven 4s and four 6s.

Young Dhruv Jurel supported Samson with a well-crafted 52 from 34 balls, hitting five 4s and two 6s.

Contributions from Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal added to the tally, with RR chasing down the target of 197 runs in just 19 overs, losing only 3 wickets in the process.

Lucknow Super Giants Bowling

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - Marcus Stoinis 1/3 (1). He took Yashasvi Jaiswal's wicket.
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LSG’s bowlers, despite their valiant efforts, couldn’t prevent RR’s batsmen from reaching the target. Marcus Stoinis, Amit Mishra, and Yash Thakur each took a wicket, but the day belonged to the batsmen.

RR’s victory was a result of a well-rounded performance, with their batsmen chasing a stiff target with ease. The win by 7 wickets was a testament to their strategic approach and execution under pressure.

Man of the Match

Sanju Samson’s explosive batting not only anchored RR’s chase but also earned him the Man of the Match award.

His leadership and aggressive batting were crucial in securing the win for his team.

LSG vs RR - 27 APR 2024 - Sanju Samson is the Man of the Match.
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The match between LSG and RR was a showcase of cricketing excellence, with both teams displaying great skill and determination.

In the end, RR emerged victorious, thanks to their robust batting performance and strategic bowling changes.

This win adds another feather to their cap as they continue their journey in the IPL 2024 season.

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Rajasthan Royals Won By 9 Wickets.

IPL 2024: RR vs MI – Rajasthan Royals Won By 9 Wickets

In the 38th match of the IPL season, the Rajasthan Royals faced off against the Mumbai Indians (RR vs MI) at the iconic Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

The clash was anticipated to be a thrilling encounter, and it did not disappoint.

Let check out RR vs MI head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium

28 matches played between the RR vs MI at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Rajasthan Royals has won 13 matches while Mumbai Indians has won 15 matches.

Toss Moment

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Hardik Pandya and Sanju Samson at Toss Moment.
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After winning the toss, MI chose to bat, setting the stage for an explosive first innings.

“We are going to bat first. It just looks like a good wicket if it slows up. We didn’t see much dew in a couple of days of practice, so just thought that batting first would be ideal. It’s a surreal feeling to play my 100th game for the franchise.
I started my journey here, and I’m very grateful for everything I’ve experienced over the years. It still surprises me sometimes, the way things have unfolded for me. I think we’ve taken a lot of positives from all four games.
While one game didn’t go our way, we’ve also learned from the wins, aiming to rectify any mistakes. We’re focused on improving with each game and looking forward to what’s ahead.We have made three changes, N. Tushara, N. Wadhera, and P. Chawla come in for A. Madhwal, R. Shepherd, and S. Gopal.”

Hardik Pandya, MI Skipper

“We had a slightly different thought about the toss, so anyway, happy to lose it; we wanted to bowl.
You know the nature of this tournament; it’s a long season. When momentum is going well, you need to keep going. We had a 5-day gap, so a little reset and all about focusing on the process and leaving the result there.
We have played a lot of games here, so we know how the wicket behaves and what we have to do with batting and bowling, respecting each and every opponent. We know Mumbai really well. They come back to the tournament really hard; we have to be a bit aware of that and play our best cricket. The IPL has changed wonderfully and is going up and down. Just focus on the controllables.

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

First Innings

MI Batting

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Tilak Varma scored 65 (45) with five 4s and three 6s.
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The decision seemed promising as Tilak Varma and Nehal Wadera showcased their batting prowess.

Varma’s 65 off 45 balls, including five 4s and three 6s, and Wadera’s 49 off 24 balls, with three 4s and four 6s, were the highlights.

Contributions from Mohammad Nabi and the rest of the batting lineup brought MI to a competitive total of 179 runs.

RR Bowling

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Sandeep Sharma 5/18 (4). He took Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David and Gerald Coetzee's wickets.
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However, RR’s bowlers had other plans. Sandeep Sharma delivered an exceptional performance, claiming 5 wickets for 18 runs.

His scalps included key players like Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav.

Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal also chipped in with crucial wickets, restricting MI’s scoring potential.

Second Innings

RR Batting

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 104* (60) with nine 4s and seven 6s.
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The second innings saw RR’s batsmen rise to the occasion. Yashasvi Jaiswal was the star of the show, scoring an unbeaten 104 off 60 balls, his second IPL century.

Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson also made significant contributions, with RR achieving the target score of 183 runs in just 18.4 overs, losing only one wicket in the process.

MI Bowling

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Piyush Chawla 1/33 (4). He took Jos Buttler's wicket.
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MI’s bowlers, led by Piyush Chawla, who took the lone wicket of Buttler, tried to defend their total but were outplayed by RR’s aggressive batting.

Man of the Match

RR’s comprehensive win by 9 wickets was a testament to their balanced team performance.

Sandeep Sharma’s five-wicket haul earned him the Man of the Match award, a well-deserved recognition for his game-changing bowling.

RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Sandeep Sharma is the Man of the Match.
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“It’s going well. I got fit just two days ago, so this is my first game after recovery. Feeling really good. The pitch was on the slower and lower side, so my plan was to keep bowling those variations, including cutters. It worked out really nicely tonight. If you’re bowling in the end, you have to have a big heart.
As we’ve seen in this IPL, bowlers are under pressure and batsmen are going big. So it’s important to keep believing in yourself, and execute your variations and plans. That’s what I’m trying to do, and I’m enjoying myself. As you know, two years ago, I went unsold and came in as a replacement. So, any game I get to play, I consider it a bonus and just enjoy myself.”

Sandeep Sharma, Rajasthan Royals

Magic Moments of the Match

The match was filled with memorable moments:

  • Sandeep Sharma’s five-wicket haul was a masterclass in bowling.
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal hit his second IPL century, a magnificent display of batting.
  • Tilak Varma became the third youngest batter to reach 1000 IPL runs.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal achieved the milestone of 200 wickets in the IPL.
RR vs MI - 22 April 2024 - Yuzvendra Chahal achieved the milestone of 200 wickets in the IPL.
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The RR vs MI match was a showcase of cricket at its best. Rajasthan Royals’ dominant win further solidified their position as a formidable team in the tournament.

The performances of Sandeep Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal will be remembered as highlights of this IPL season.

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - RR Won By 2 Wickets against KKR at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

IPL 2024: KKR vs RR – Rajasthan Royals Won By 2 Wickets

In the heart of Kolkata at the iconic Eden Gardens, the 31 match of the IPL 2024 season unfolded as a classic encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals (KKR vs RR).

The Royals, after winning the toss, opted to field first, setting the stage for an enthralling contest.

Let check out KKR vs RR head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Eden Gardens

27 matches played between the KKR vs RR at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders has won 14 matches while Rajasthan Royals has won 13 matches.

Toss Moment

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson at Toss Moment
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Royal Challengers Bengaluru won the toss and opted to field first, setting the stage for SRH to bat.

“We’ve chosen to bowl first. The pitch looks good and seems like it will improve for batting as the match goes on. I’m thrilled to be back at Eden Gardens; it’s always been a positive place for us. We’re excited to have Jos and Ash bhai back in the lineup for tonight’s game.”

Sanju Samson, RR Skipper

“It was not just a kiss; it was a flying kiss to the coin before the toss. I also wanted to bowl first, especially after noticing some seam movement on the last ball in the previous game, suggesting the pitch has a lot to offer the bowlers. Sunil Narine is a crucial part of our bowling lineup. He’s difficult to read, always keeps a poker face, and we rely on him greatly. We’re fielding the same team today, hoping for strong performance

Shreyas Iyer, KKR Skipper

First Innings

KKR Batting

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Sunil Narine scored 109 (56) with thirteen 4s and six 6s.
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KKR’s innings was a spectacle of power-hitting, headlined by Sunil Narine’s explosive 109 off 56 balls, which included thirteen 4s and six towering 6s.

Young talent Angkrish Raghuvanshi contributed a quickfire 30 from 18 deliveries, while Rinku Singh remained unbeaten with a brisk 20* off 9 balls.

KKR posted a formidable total of 223 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.

RR Bowling

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Avesh Khan 2/35 (4). He took Phil Salt and Andre Russell's wicket.
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RR’s bowlers had a challenging day, but Kuldeep Sen managed to claim 2 wickets for 46 runs, dismissing both Raghuvanshi and Venkatesh Iyer.

Avesh Khan was economical with 2 for 35, taking the wickets of Phil Salt and Andre Russell.

Trent Boult and Yuzvendra Chahal each took a wicket, contributing to keeping KKR’s scoring in check.

Second Innings

RR Batting

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Jos Buttler scored 107* (60) with nine 4s and six 6s.
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The Royals’ chase was nothing short of dramatic. Jos Buttler anchored the innings with a masterful 107* off 60 balls, hitting nine 4s and six 6s.

Riyan Parag and Rovman Powell played pivotal cameos, scoring 34 and 26 respectively.

Their combined efforts saw RR reach the target score of 224 runs, winning the match by 2 wickets in a nail-biting finish.

KKR Bowling

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Sunil Narine 2/30 (4). He took a wickets of Dhruv Jurel and Rovman Powell.
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KKR’s bowlers fought valiantly with Sunil Narine taking 2/30 and Varun Chakaravarthy also claiming 2 wickets for 36 runs.

Harshit Rana added to the tally with 2/45, and Vaibhav Arora took a crucial wicket.

Man of the Match

The match reached its climax in the final over, with RR needing just a few runs to win.

Buttler, who had been the backbone of the chase, ensured victory with his unbeaten century, rightfully earning him the Man of the Match title.

KKR vs RR - 16 April 2024 - Jos Buttler is the  Man of the Match.
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“Maintaining belief was key today, especially when I struggled for rhythm. Whenever doubts crept in, I focused on positivity. Staying calm is crucial, as unexpected outcomes are common in the IPL. Sangakkara’s advice to stay patient and wait for the momentum to shift has been invaluable. This innings, staying not out and clinching the win, is one of my most satisfying.”

Jos Buttler, Rajasthan Royals

The KKR vs RR match was a testament to the unpredictable and exhilarating nature of T20 cricket.

It was a game that had fans on the edge of their seats until the very last ball, with Rajasthan Royals emerging victorious in a memorable chase.