Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 37 runs in the 12th match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The hero of this victory of KKR was the bowler of the team who bowled in front of the aristocrats of Rajasthan. Batting first after losing the toss in this match, Kolkata had set a target of 175 runs to win in front of Rajasthan, after which Rajasthan team chased down the target completely and lost 137 wickets in the prescribed overs. And lost the match. Captain Dinesh Karthik expressed happiness on this great victory of the team and also praised Rajasthan fast bowler Jofra Archer.
Broken corona rule for the first time:
During Kolkata's batting, the Corona rule was broken for the first time in the IPL in the third over. Rajasthan's fielder Robin Uthappa dropped a catch from batsman Sunil Narine off Jaydev Unadkat. He then accidentally applied saliva to the ball. The ICC has banned saliva on the ball due to Corona. The team is warned twice for saliva in every innings. As a penalty in the third time, five runs are added to the account of the opposition team.