Dream11 IPL 2020
12th Match: RR Vs KKR Played at DCS, Dubai, UAE on Sep 30, 2020
KKR 174/6 (Shubman Gill 47, EJG Morgan34*, AD Russel24, N Rana 22, JC Archer 2/18) beat RR 137/9 (TK Curran 54*, JC Buttler 21, KL Nagarkoti 2/13, Shibam Mavi 2/20, CV Varun 2/25) By 37 Runs
Player Of The Match: Shibam Mavi
A mouth watering keen contest was expected. But planned batting and clinical execution of bowling plan led to KKR sweeping away RR is a crucial match of IPL 2020 played at DCS Dubai yesterday. Batting first KKR from contribution of the most posted 174/6 in allotted overs. Then brilliant team bowling and razor sharp athletic fielding squeezed RR to 137/9. KKR won big by 37 runs. After 3 matches each four teams DC, KKR, RR and RCB with 4 points have started separating themselves from the bunch.
This year possibly win the toss and field is going to be the hallmark of IPL 2020. Chasing is proving not easy in matches under light though dew is expected playing role all the time. KKR batting first did not get anyone scoring big. Apart from Shubman Gill (47) at least four Morgan (34*), Russel (24), Rana (22) and Narin (15) made small but useful contribution. Batting against Jofra Archer like pacer even on a slower sluggish wicket was not easy. Yet 174 appeared a good enough score.
RR faced a very organized attack spearheaded by their high valued Aussie speedster Cummins. Nagakoti, Mavi, Varun all bowled to a set strategy. Buttler (21) started well but could no kick on. Only Tom Curran (54*) fought the lone battle. His solo efforts without required support from any one proved like ploughing in the sand. RR could reach 137/7 eventually losing by 37 runs.
With the tournament entering business session favorites started separating from the bunch. CSK is among those which can still force entry into the top league. By the end of next week the scenario will get much clear.
BDST: 1120 HRS, OCT 01, 2020