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RR vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2022: Jos Buttler slams ton, Yuzvendra Chahal claims hattrick as Rajasthan beat Kolkata

RR vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2022: Jos Buttler and Yuzvendra Chahal emerged as the standout players from the contest. 
RR vs KKR IPL 2022 Highlights: Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch in action
RR vs KKR IPL 2022 Highlights: Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch in action

RR vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals completed a thrilling seven-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League clash on Monday evening. Jos Buttler and Yuzvendra Chahal emerged as the standout players from the contest. Buttler, who is currently the Orange Cap holder, scored a ton, which was his second of the season. Chahal, who holds the Purple Cap, trumped KKR batters with his spin and also went on to complete his hat-trick. Riding on Buttler's knock Rajasthan piled a gigantic 217/5 after being invited to bat first by Shreyas Iyer. Buttler reached the triple-digit figure in 59 balls before being dismissed by Pat Cummins on 103. Shimron Hetmyer too continued his fine run, scoring an unbeaten 26 off 13 balls to provide the Royals with a late push. Rajasthan skipper Sanju Samson also looked in great touch, scoring 38 off 19 balls. In response, KKR got off to a shaky start, losing Sunil Narine early in the first ball of the run-chase. Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch both completed their respective half-centuries to keep KKR in hunt. Iyer was dismissed on 85 in the final over, which was the turning point of the game as it saw Chahal pick four wickets in the same over. Chahal finished his four-over quota with five wickets and conceded 40 runs. Follow the Highlights of RR vs KKR: 

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Apr 18, 2022 11:37 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Rajasthan win

It's all over as Obed McCoy cleans up Umesh Yadav to bundle out KKR for 210. Rajasthan Royals win the match by 7 runs. 

Apr 18, 2022 11:36 PM IST

RR vs KKR: McCoy strikes

Obed McCoy strikes in the second delivery of the final over. Sheldon Jackson returns to the dugout on 8. KKR: 209/9 (19.2 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 11:32 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE: Excellent penultimate over by Prasidh Krishna

An excellent penultimate over by Prasidh Krishna as seven runs come off it. KKR need 11 off the final six deliveries.

Apr 18, 2022 11:26 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Umesh Yadav hits 6,6,4

Umesh Yadav hits Trent Boult for two sixes and a four as 20 runs come in the 18th over. KKR need another 18 to win in 12 balls. 

Apr 18, 2022 11:22 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Hattrick for Chahal

Just when we thought Yuzvendra Chahal has done enough, he goes on to remove Shivam Mavi and Pat Cummins in consecutive balls to complete his hattrick. KKR: 180/8 (17 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 11:15 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE score: Chahal gets the big fish

Yuzvendra Chahal gets the big wicket of Shreyas Iyer. He is trapped LBW on 85 (51). KKR: 180/6 (16.4 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 11:11 PM IST

RR vs KKR: STUMPED!

Yuzvendra Chahal outfoxes Venkatesh Iyer as KKR lose their 5th wicket. The batter dances down the track but fails to get any connection allowing Sanju Samson to dislodge the bails comfortably. KKR: 178/5 (16.1 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 11:09 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Shreyas Iyer continues to do the damage

Shreyas Iyer as expected continues to do the damage. He gets on his back foot and smashes a short delivery by Trent Boult over the fence on the off-side, which is shorter part of the ground. Meanwhile, 11 runs come off the over as KKR reach 178/4 after 16 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 11:03 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE score: Sanju Samson drops a sitter

A short delivery on the leg stump by Obed McCoy as it takes the edge of Shreyas Iyer's bat. However, Sanju Samson fails to collect the ball as Iyer gets a second chance. Can cost Rajasthan the match. 

Meanwhile, 15 runs come off the over as Shreyas Iyer moves into the 70s. KKR: 167/4 (15 overs) | need 51 runs in 30 balls

Apr 18, 2022 10:55 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Ashwin does the magic

R Ashwin gets the big wicket of Andre Russell and the celebration tells it. The all-rounder departs on a golden duck. Four runs come off the over as KKR reach 152/4 after 14 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 10:50 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR LIVE score: Nitish Rana departs

After surviving a DRS, Nitish Rana switches gear. He whacks Yuzvendra Chahal for a four straight over his head and then hits a tossed up for a six, which goes just above Jos Buttler's head.

Meanwhile, there was an opportunity to get his wicket but his shot lands just wide of Shimron Hetmyer's reach. 

But Rana is taking too many risk and he pays the price. The left-hander once again goes for the aerial route but this time his shot finds Jos Buttler at long-on. He departs after scoring 18 off 11 balls as KKR reach 148/3 after 13 overs. They need need 70 runs in 42 balls.   

Apr 18, 2022 10:42 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Shreyas Iyer counter attacks

Shreyas Iyer counter attacks. The KKR captain charges down the track and smashes a carrom ball by R Ashwin for a maximum towards the mid-wicket region. 11 runs come off the over as KKR reach 134/2 after 12 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 10:38 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE score: Chahal bowls an economical over

Good fightback from Rajasthan as Yuzvendra Chahal bowls an economical over. Seven runs come off it as KKR move to 123/2 after 11 overs. They need 95 runs in 54 balls. 

Apr 18, 2022 10:35 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Shreyas Iyer reaches 50

A decent over by R Ashwin, after what we've seen so far, as just 9 runs come off it. Meanwhile, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer also reached the 50-run mark as KKR race to 116/2 after 10 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 10:32 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Finch slams 50

Aaron Finch brings up his half-century in style as he hits Prasidh Krishna for a four. He reaches the milestone in just 25 deliveries.

The Aussie captain hits Krishna for two boundaries before he mistimes his shot. Finch returns to the dugout after scoring 58 (28). KKR reach 107/2 after 9 overs.  

Apr 18, 2022 10:22 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE: Pressure on Obed McCoy

Pressure on Obed McCoy as he bowls two extras. He is then flicked by Shreyas Iyer for three, before the bowler decides to change his length and bangs it short, which takes the outside edge of Finch's bat and races for a four. The Aussie then strikes it clean for a maximum over the long-off fence as 19 runs come off the over. KKR: 93/1 (8 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 10:14 PM IST

IPL 2022: Finch finds his mojo

Aaron Finch smashes a full delivery from Yuzvendra Chahal for a boundary, which goes straight past the non-striker.

Finch then whacks the Purple Cap holder for two more boundaries as 17 runs come off the over. KKR: 74/1 (7 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 10:09 PM IST

RR vs KKR live score: Ashwin starts with an expensive over

R Ashwin walks in to bowl the final over of the powerplay as Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch stitch a 50-run partnership for the second wicket.

14 runs come off the over as KKR manage 57/1 in the powerplay overs. The equation is almost similar, RR had scored 60/0 after the first six overs. KKR: 57/1 (6 overs)  

 

Apr 18, 2022 10:05 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Finch-Iyer build partnership

Change of ends for Prasidh Krishna as he comes to deliver the fifth over. After a single and a dot, Shreyas Iyer finds the gap on the off-side as the ball races for a four. 

Aaron Finch joins the party and whacks the ball over the fielders for the second boundary in the over. 

12 runs come off it as KKR move to 43/1 after 5 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 10:00 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE Score: Excellent over by Obed McCoy

Obed McCoy comes to bowl the 4th over and he starts with a short ball, after which Shreyas Iyer pushes the ball on the off-side for an easy single. 

Finch then pushes the ball straight down the pitch for a single, before McCoy beats Iyer in the fourth delivery. 

The fifth ball is slightly short and Iyer hits it on the leg-side for a double before the bowler finishes his over with a good yorker. Excellent start as 4 runs come off the over. KKR: 31/1 (4 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 9:56 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Finch hits two 4s

Boult starts the third over with a LBW appeal against Finch. The Aussie then flicks him on the on-side for a four in the second ball. Finch then hits the Kiwi for another boundary, this time towards the long-off region. 

8 runs come off the over. KKR: 27/1 (3 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 9:51 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Iyer continues to dominate

Prasidh Krishna comes in to bowl the second over. He starts with a single, then beats Aaron Finch in the second ball, before he nudges a length ball for a single. 

The fourth delivery takes the outside edge of Shreyas Iyer's bat, which races for a boundary and he follows it with a lofted drive, square of the wicket for another four. 

10 runs come off the over as KKR race to 19/1 after 2 overs.  

Apr 18, 2022 9:46 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR LIVE: Back-to-back 4s

Shreyas Iyer smashes the first two ball for consecutive boundaries as 9 runs come off the first over bowled by Trent Boult. KKR: 9/1 (1 over)

Apr 18, 2022 9:43 PM IST

RR vs KKR: What a start by Rajasthan Royals!

What a start by Rajasthan Royals! Shimron Hetmyer comes up with a direct hit as Sunil Narine walks back to the dugout without facing a ball. The change in opening combination doesn't work as Shreyas Iyer joins the action in the middle. KKR: 0/1 (0.1 over)

Apr 18, 2022 9:27 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE: 18 runs come in the final over

Andre Russell comes to bowl the final over as R Ashwin nudges the first ball for a single. The Windies all-rounder then bowls a wide. He then throws a full-toss, which is well connected for a six by Shimron Hetmyer. Hits the all-rounder for another one. 

The fourth ball is beaten, while he denies a single in the fifth ball and goes on to complete the Rajasthan innings with another boundary. 

18 runs come off the over as RR post 217/5 in 20 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 9:21 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Brilliant over by Shivam Mavi

Karun Nair pays the price for attempting a big hit. He is caught by Pat Cummins at long-on as Shivam Mavi picks his first wicket of the contest. 

Meanwhile, a brilliant over from KKR's perspective as five runs and a wicket come off it. RR: 199/5 (19 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 9:16 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Excellent over by Sunil Narine

An excellent over by Sunil Narine to end his four-over quota. Five runs come off it as he finishes his four overs with two wickets and concedes 21 runs. RR: 194/4 (18 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 9:12 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR LIVE Score: What a catch!

Pat Cummins combines with Shivam Mavi to complete an excellent relay catch, which brings an end to Riyan Parag's short stay in the middle. Sunil Narine gets his second wicket of the contest. RR: 189/4 (17.1 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 9:08 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Cummins gets Buttler

A fine knock by Jos Buttler comes to an end. Pat Cummins dismisses the opener on 103 (61) as he tries to guide a short delivery over the fine-leg region. Varun Chakravarthy completes the catch. 

Meanwhile, 15 runs and a wicket come off the over. RR: 189/3 (17 overs) 

Apr 18, 2022 9:02 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE score: Buttler brings up his 100 

A full-toss by Pat Cummins as Jos Buttler hits it for a maximum to bring up his 100. He reaches the triple-digit figure in just 59 balls, which is also his second of the season. 

Apr 18, 2022 9:00 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR:  RR race to 174/2 after 16 overs

Two fours - one by Buttler and the other one by Shimron Hetmyer - and a wicket come off the over by Russell as RR race to 174/2 after 16 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 8:55 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Andre Russell strikes

Andre Russell provides KKR with the second breakthrough. He dismisses Sanju Samson on 38(19), who is caught by Shivam Mavi in the deep. RR: 164/2 (15.2 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 8:51 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Easy pickings for Sanju Samson

Easy pickings for Sanju Samson. Umesh Yadav pitches it up, almost a low full-toss slightly wide, and Samson hits it over the cover region for a four. He bowls another full-toss but Samson fails to time it but his shot will land in a safe place as two runs come off it. He then ends the over with a cracking six over the long-off region. 15 runs come off the over. RR: 163/1 (15 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 8:45 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE score update: Sanju Samson joins the party

Sanju Samson starts the Varun Chakaravarthy over with a gigantic six. Tossed up ball, the Rajasthan skipper comes down the track and smashes it straight back over the bowler's head. 

15 runs come off the over as RR race to 148/1 after 14 overs.

 

Apr 18, 2022 8:40 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Buttler dictates proceedings

Pat Cummins is using all his experience to put a check on the Rajasthan run-flow. However, given the form Buttler is in things are getting out of hands for KKR. He hits the Aussie for two fours in the over as 13 runs come off it. RR: 133/1 (13 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 8:36 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE score: Rajasthan score at 10 runs per over

0 1 0 2 L4 1 - 8 runs come off the over bowled by Sunil Narine as RR reach 120/1 after 12 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 8:31 PM IST

RR vs KKR: The show goes on

The show goes on despite the wicket. Buttler rotates the strike for two doubles, before Sanju Samson ends the over by Shivam Mavi by smashing two fours. 13 runs come off the over as RR reach 112/1 after 11 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 8:26 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Narine strikes!

Narine then goes on to provide KKR with a much-needed breakthrough. The spinner cleans up Devdutt Padikkal on 24 (18).

9 runs and a wicket come off the over as RR reach 99/1 after 10 overs. 

Apr 18, 2022 8:24 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Padikkal whacks Narine for 6

Devdutt Padikkal gets down on his knee and plays a short delivery by Sunil Narine for a six on the on-side, which is the shorter part of the ground. 

Apr 18, 2022 8:21 PM IST

IPL 2022 LIVE score: Buttler deals in boundaries 

Jos Buttler welcomes Umesh Yadav with a four on the off side, plays a dot and then fires a pitched up ball over the long-on for a flat six. 

13 runs come off the over as RR reach 90/0 after 9 overs.

 

Apr 18, 2022 8:15 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE: Narine starts off with a tidy over 

Sunil Narine starts off with a tidy over as just three runs come off it. RR: 77/0 (8 overs)

Apr 18, 2022 8:11 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Back-to-back 4s by Padikkal

Devdutt Padikkal smashes Pat Cummins for consecutive fours before passing the strike to Jos Buttler. He then defends a back of a length delivery before smashing the Aussie for a four towards long-off and with that he also completes his 50 off just 29 balls. 

14 runs come off the over as RR reach 74/0 after 7 over.

Apr 18, 2022 8:04 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR LIVE update: Solid start by Rajasthan 

Buttler continues his superb show in the middle as he smashes Shivam Mavi for a four and a six. 11 runs come off the over as Rajasthan Royals reach 60/0 after the powerplay overs.

Apr 18, 2022 7:58 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Cummins gets a similar treatment 

Pat Cummins gets a similar treatment as Jos Buttler whacks a pitched up ball for a boundary on the long-off region. He then mistimes his shot in the following delivery but it lands in a safe space. 

9 runs come off the over as RR reach 49/0 after 5 overs.  

Apr 18, 2022 7:54 PM IST

RR vs KKR: Expensive start by Varun Chakravarthy

Jos Buttler welcomes Varun Chakravarthy with a six and ends his over with a cracking four on the off-side. 15 runs come off the over as RR race to 40/0 after 4 overs.

Apr 18, 2022 7:48 PM IST

IPL live score: Buttler joins the act

Jos Buttler joins the act. He welcomes Umesh Yadav with a cracking four towards the long-on region and then hits a gigantic six in the same direction. 

The bowler recovers well after the smashing as he bowls two dots and concedes a double as byes in his fifth delivery. 

Buttler then plays the final ball in between the gap on the offside, which is well stopped by Venkatesh Iyer, but it is of no use as the batters run four. 

16 runs come off the over as RR reach 25/0 after 3 overs. 

Apr 18, 2022 7:40 PM IST

RR vs KKR live score: Padikkal smashes a four

Shivam Mavi pitches it up on Padikkal's legs, who taps it comfortably for a four towards the mid-wicket region. That will be the first boundary of the Rajasthan innings. 

Meanwhile, a total of six runs come off the over as RR reach 8/0 after two overs. 

Apr 18, 2022 7:35 PM IST

IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Umesh Yadav starts strong

Umesh Yadav starts with four dots, before overstepping his fifth delivery, which is pushed for a single by Jos Buttler. 

Devdutt Padikkal fails to make anything out of the free-hit as just two runs come off the 1st over. RR: 2/0

Apr 18, 2022 7:30 PM IST

IPL, RR vs KKR: Here we go!

Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal arrive in the middle to kick-off the proceedings. Umesh Yadav will lead the attack for KKR. 

Apr 18, 2022 7:28 PM IST

RR vs KKR LIVE: Narine completes a milestone

Sunil Narine walks in wearing a special jersey as he makes his 150th appearance for KKR.