Rajasthan beat Kolkata in a thrilling match, Chahal turned the match with a hat-trick in the 17th over

Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders: In the 30th match of IPL 2022 played at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs. This is the fourth win for Rajasthan. At the same time, it is the fourth defeat of KKR. Rajasthan Royals scored 217 for 5 in 20 overs after playing first. In response, Kolkata’s team was all out for 210 runs in 19.4 overs.

In this match with a lot of ups and downs, the thrill remained till the last over. Earlier, it seemed that Rajasthan had made a match-winning score in the first innings itself. But the brilliant batting of Shreyas Iyer and Aaron Finch turned the match in favor of KKR. Then in the 17th over, Yuzvendra Chahal had confirmed the victory of Rajasthan by taking a total of four wickets including a hat-trick. But then Umesh Yadav reversed the course of the match. However, he could not get his team to win. Umesh scored 21 runs in just 9 balls with the help of 2 sixes and a four.

Chasing the target of 218 runs from Rajasthan, Kolkata made changes in the opening today. Sunil Narine and Aaron Finch came to open the innings, but Narine was run out for zero without playing any ball. After this Shreyas Iyer and Finch batted vigorously. Finch scored 58 runs in 28 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, Iyer played a brilliant innings of 85 runs in just 51 balls. His bat hit 7 fours and 4 sixes.

Kolkata’s score in 16 overs was 178 for 4 wickets. It seemed that Shreyas Iyer’s team would easily win this match, but in the 17th over, Chahal turned the tide of the match by taking four wickets including a hat-trick. In the end, Umesh Yadav tried hard to get KKR to victory, but he could only reduce the margin of defeat.

For Rajasthan Royals, Yuzvendra Chahal took five wickets for 40 runs in four overs. At the same time, Obed McCoy took two wickets for 41 runs in 3.4 overs. Apart from this, the famous Krishna and R Ashwin got one success each.

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