In the 54th match of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the match by 86 runs with Rajasthan Royals (RR) due to great performance in batting and bowling.
Earlier RR won the toss and chose to bowl first thus, KKR first batted and made a good score of 171/4 (20) due to good batted by Shubham Gill 56 (44), Venkatesh Iyer 38 (35), and Rahul Tripathi 21 (14). Rahul Tewatia 1/11 (1), Glenn Philips 1/17 (1), Chetan Sakaria 1/23 (4), and Chris Morris 1/28 (4) took one wicket each from the RR side.
Due to great bowled by Shivam Mavi 4/21 (3.1), Lockie Ferguson 3/18 (4), Varun Chakravarthy 1/14 (4), and Shakib Ali Hasan 1/1 (1), the whole team of RR was all out at 85 (16.1). KKR won the match easily by 86 runs with RR. Only Rahul Tewatia 44 (36) was well batted from the RR side. After winning this match, KKR maintained the 4th position in the IPL 2021 points table with 14 points.
Shivam Mavi (KKR) 4/21 (3.1), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in bowling.