IPL 2023: Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to bowl first against Kolkata Knight Riders
After winning the toss, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson said left-arm pacer Trent Boult comes back into the playing eleven in place of Kuldip Yadav, while KM Asif replaces Murugan Ashwin. "Long tournament, need to change according to the strength and weaknesses."
IPL 2023: India call-up not far away for Rinku Singh, says Harbhajan ahead of KKR v RR clash
In 11 matches so far, Rinku Singh has scored 337 runs at an average of 56.17 and a strike rate of 151.12 with an unbeaten 58 as his highest score so far. He has struck two half-centuries in IPL 2023 so far. With Kolkata Knight Riders set to take on Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. KRR have 10 points from the 11 matches so far, winning five matches
IPL 2023: Nitish Rana's fifty, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell's death over show help KKR clinch thriller against PBKS
The win took KKR to fifth on the table and got a new life to their challenge for a playoff spot. On the other hand, will be deflated with that loss and it is a big blow to their chances of making it through to the playoffs. After Shikhar Dhawan's fifty, Shahrukh Khan and Harpreet Brar's blitz in the final two overs powered Punjab Kings (PBKS) to 179/7.
IPL 2023: Dhawan's fifty; Shahrukh, Harpreet's blitz power PBKS to 179/7 against KKR
Liam Livingstone hit a few lusty blows but slipped out eventually. Only, Dhawan (57 off 47) stood out with the bat with his fifty but he lost his wicket at the brink of death overs. The duo of Shahrukh (21 not out off 8) and Harpreet (17 not out off 9) helped them raise 36 runs off the last 12 balls of the inning to turn the momentum on their side.
IPL 2023: Punjab Kings win toss, opt to bat first against Kolkata Knight Riders
"The wicket looks quite dry, we would like to put in a good total and defend it. The impact player has helped us bat deeper and that's helped us post 200-plus quite regularly. It looks like the pitch will cause the ball to stop a little," PBKS skipper Shikhar Dhawan said at the toss.
IPL 2023: 9 times out of 10, the chasing side would knock that off, says Lee on Chakaravarthy's final over
In a closely fought Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match on Thursday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad's chase of 172 was revived by a 70-run partnership off 47 balls between Heinrich Klaasen and skipper Aiden Markram. But Kolkata made a late comeback as Chakaravarthy conceded only 12 runs in the last three overs he bowled in the fag end to clinch a narrow win for Kolkata and take home the Player of the Match award.
IPL 2023: KKR register thrilling five-run win over SRH, keep their hopes live
Riding on Nitish Rana's 42 off 31 and Rinku Singh's 46 off 35, KKR posted 171/9 on the board in front of SRH clinical bowling display. In reply, SRH seemed to be struggling to execute their plans as they lost the rhythm after middle overs and suffered a loss in another game at home. After a crucial win in their campaign. KKR have managed to keep their qualification hopes alive with their fourth win in 10 games this season.