IPL 2021 Live Match Score, RR vs KKR: Chris Morris Takes Four As Rajasthan Royals Consign Kolkata Knight Riders To 133/9 | Cricket News


RR vs KKR Live Score: Rajasthan Royals celebrate a wicket during Match 18 of IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL

Chasing a target of 134 runs, Rajasthan Royals (RR) are a wicket down vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 18 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sanju Samson are currently batting for RR and aiming for some stability. Varun Chakravarthy has taken a wicket for KKR. Earlier, KKR wrapped up their innings at 133 for nine in 20 overs, and faced another batting collapse. KKR put in a good start, but soon began to lose wickets in quick intervals. Rahul Tripathi and Dinesh Karthik tried to turn the tide towards their side, with knocks of 36 and 25 runs respectively but failed to do so. Chris Morris was on fire for RR, taking four wickets. Meanwhile, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman registered a dismissal each. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 18 Live Cricket Score And Updates Between Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), from Wankhede Stadium

  • 22:01 (IST)

    FOUR! RR: 30/1 | NEED 104 FROM 96 BALLS

    An overpitched delivery by Varun, outside off. Jaiswal negotiates it through the covers for a four!

    After four overs, RR are 30 for one, and need 104 from 96 balls.

  • 22:00 (IST)


    An overpitched delivery by Varun, outside off. Samson drives it to the left of extra cover for a four!

  • 21:57 (IST)

    OUT! Jos Buttler lbw b Varun Chakravarthy 5 (7)

    Varun tosses it full, in middle. Buttler misses it, and it hits his front pad in line with middle. Decides against the review.

    In walks, Sanju Samson.

  • 21:55 (IST)


    Varun tosses it flat, outside off. Buttler smacks it between extra cover and mid-off for a four!

  • 21:51 (IST)


    A full delivery by Mavi, outside off. Jaiswal creams it through the midwicket region for a four!

  • 21:47 (IST)


    Buttler gets it on his helmet, as he tried to pull this delivery by Cummins. The bowler goes to check on him right away, and the team physio comes running. At the end, Buttler resumes with a different helmet.

  • 21:43 (IST)


    Short by Cummins, and wide. Jaiswal smacks it past backward point for a four!

  • 21:42 (IST)


    A full delivery by Cummins, on the pads. Jaiswal smashes it through midwicket for a four!

  • 21:40 (IST)

    DROPPED! One run

    A good delivery by Mavi, and Jaiswal tries to cut, and it goes to Gill at backward point. He wasn’t expecting it, and it goes through his hands. One run.

  • 21:39 (IST)

    One leg bye

    A length delivery by Mavi, and Buttler tries to defend it. He misses it, and it goes for a leg bye towards the covers.

  • 21:38 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal to begin the chase for RR. Shivam Mavi to bowl for KKR.

  • 21:21 (IST)

    OUT! Shivam Mavi b Chris Morris 5 (7), KKR: 133/9 | TARGET: 134

    A full toss by Morris, outside off. Mavi tries to scoop it, but deflects it into his own stumps.

    KKR finish their innings at 133 for nine in 20 overs. Target for RR is 134.

  • 21:18 (IST)

    OUT! Pat Cummins c Riyan Parag b Chris Morris 10 (6)

    A slow short delivery by Morris, outside off. Cummins pulls it straight to Parag at deep midwicket for a catch!

    In comes, Prasidh Krishna.

  • 21:16 (IST)


    A length delivery by Morris, wide of off. Cummins launches it over wide long off for a six!

  • 21:13 (IST)


    A cutter by Rahman, and Mavi hits ti fine of short fine leg for a four!

  • 21:12 (IST)

    OUT! Dinesh Karthik c Chetan Sakariya b Chris Morris 25 (24), KKR: 118/7

    An overpitched delivery by Morris, and Karthik sends it in the air, and Sakariya at extra-cover jumps to catch it.

    In comes, Shivam Mavi.

  • 21:11 (IST)

    OUT! Andre Russell c David Miller b Chris Morris 9 (7)

    A good delivery by Morris, in off and middle. Russell directs it to Miller at the edge of the long-on boundary for a catch.

    In walks, Pat Cummins.

  • 21:06 (IST)


    Morris tries to send a yorker, but ends up putting in Russell’s slot. He waits for it and launches it over the bowler’s head for a six!

  • 21:01 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Sakariya on the hips of the batsman. Karthik lofts it in the air, and it lands in front of deep midwicket. One run.

  • 21:00 (IST)


    A slow delivery by Sakariya, outside off. Karthik creams it straight of long-off for a four!

  • 20:58 (IST)

    FOUR! KKR: 98/5

    A slow and short delivery by Rahman, wide of off. Karthik pulls it between deep idwicket and long leg for a four!

    After 16 overs, KKR are 98 for five.

  • 20:56 (IST)

    OUT! Rahul Tripathi c Riyan Parag b Mustafizur Rahman 36 (26)

    A slow delivery by Rahman, offcutter. Tripathi ends up hitting it to Parag at deep midwicket for an easy catch.

    In walks, Andre Russell.

  • 20:53 (IST)


    A full toss by Sakariya, in middle stump line. Karthik drills it to the backward square leg boundary for a four!

  • 20:52 (IST)

    One run

    A wide yorker by Sakariya, and Karthik hits it to long-off for a single.

  • 20:46 (IST)


    A legbreak delivery by Tewatia, outside off. Karthik sweeps it to the square boundary for a four!

  • 20:40 (IST)

    One run

    A full delivery by Dube, in middle. Karthik glances it down to long-on for a single.

  • 20:35 (IST)

    No run

    Tewatia tosses a wrong’un, and Karthik defends it back to the bowler. No run.

  • 20:35 (IST)


    A full delivery by Tewatia, and Tripathi goes down on his back knee to launch it over extra cover for a six!

  • 20:30 (IST)

    OUT! Eoin Morgan run out Chris Morris 0 (0)

    A good delivery by Morris, full. Tripathi drives it and it deflects off Morgan’s bat to the bowler. Tripathi goes for a single, and Morris gets to the ball and whips off the bails at the non-striker’s end.

    In walks, Dinesh Karthik.

  • 20:27 (IST)


    A short delivery by Morris, outside off. Tripathi launches it over the fielder at short fine leg for a six!

  • 20:25 (IST)

    OUT! Sunil Narine c Yashasvi Jaiswal b Jaydev Unadkat 6 (7)


    A slow offcutter by Unadkat, and Narine top edges it in the air. Jaiswal comes running in from long leg, dives forward, and catches it!

    In walks, Eoin Morgan.

  • 20:22 (IST)

    No run

    A slow yorker by Unadkat, in middle. Narine sends it to extra cover. No run.

  • 20:19 (IST)

    No run

    A yorker by Sakariya, on middle stump. Narine guides it back to the bowler.

  • 20:18 (IST)


    A full delivery by Sakariya, on middle. Narine clears his front leg, to smack it over extra cover for a four!

  • 20:15 (IST)

    OUT! Nitish Rana c Sanju Samson b Chetan Sakariya 22 (25)


    Back of a length by Sakariya and he finds some extra bounce. Rana edges it behind for Samson.

    In walks, Sunil Narine.

  • 20:10 (IST)

    Three runs

    A legbreak delivery by Tewatia, and Tripathi hits it between long-on and midwicket. Parag does well to stop the boundary and the replay shows it too. Three runs.

  • 20:07 (IST)

    One run

    Tewatia tosses a legbreak delivery, outside leg stump. Rana sweeps it to the right of short fine leg for a single.

  • 20:06 (IST)

    SIX! KKR: 37/1

    An offcutter by Unadkat, outside off. Rana pulls it hip high delivery over midwicket for a six!

    After seven overs, KKR are 37 for one.

  • 20:03 (IST)


    A length delivery by Unadkat, on middle. Tripathi sends it over the bowler’s head for a four!

  • 20:00 (IST)

    OUT!!! Shubman Gill run out Jos Buttler 11 (19)


    A cutter by Rahman, it was rather a fiery yorker on length, outside off. Gill hit it wide of short cover and went for a single. Buttler ran to his right to pick the ball ad attemps an under-arm throw into the stumps. Gill dives, but doesn’t reach on time.

    In walks, Rahul Tripathi.

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