The 54th match of the IPL 2020 was played. And in that match, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 60 runs. With this victory, the Kolkata team remains in the playoff race but due to this defeat, the Rajasthan Royals team is out of this tournament.
The most expensive bowler of IPL 2020, Pat Cummins, got 4 wickets in this match which proved to be very important in this victory of Kolkata Knight Riders.
The team of Kolkata and Rajasthan Royals got down in a do or die match but in this match, the team of Kolkata batted first after losing the toss and scored a mountain-like score of 191 runs in 20 overs.
Kolkata captain Eoin Morgan had the biggest hand in scoring so big. He scored an unbeaten 68 runs during his innings. In response to which, the Rajasthan Royals team could score only 131 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 9 wickets.
After this victory by Kolkata, she was eliminated from the tournament due to the Rajasthan Royals team having 12 points in the table. While Kolkata has retained their hopes of reaching the playoffs with this win.
Currently, Kolkata’s team has reached number four in the table with 14 points. Pat Cummins bowled a lot in this match against Rajasthan Royals. He took 4 wickets for 34 runs in his 4 overs spell.
The special thing about Cummins‘ bowling was that he targeted Rajasthan’s top order and his 4 batsmen showed the path to the pavilion. He played the flick of Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, and Ryan Pollen.
Cummins’ bowling was another special thing that he took during the four-wicket powerplay. He continued to show the way to the pavilion to 4 batsmen in his three overs.
In the IPL 2020, the Australian bowler added the Kolkata Knight Riders team to him with an amount of more than Rs 15 crore during the auction. KKR bought for Rs 15.50 crore at the Pat Cummins auction with the best prize of 2 crores.