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Patna : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 60 runs in the 54th match of IPL 2020 at Dubai Inernational Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on November 1, 2020, late night, as captain Eoin Morgan scored an unbeaten 68 in 35 balls hitting 5 fours and 6 sixes while fast bowler Pat Cummins took 4/34 in 4 overs and Shivam Mavi 2/15 in 4 overs. KKR opener Shubhman Gill scored 36 runs in 24 balls with 6 fours while Rahul Tripathy scored 39 runs with 4 fours and 2 sixes.
RR had won the toss and opted to bowl. Batting first, KKR scored 191/7 in 20 overs and then stopped RR at 131/9 in 20 overs. It was KKR’s 7th win in 14 matches and they have now 14 points. For RR, it was their 8th defeat in 14 matches and they have 12 points only and are out of playoff race..
Pat Cummins rocked the RR batting order taking one wicket in his first over even as he was hit for 2 sixes in that over by RR openers : Robin Uthappa and Ben Stokes. Cummins then two wickets that of Ben Stokes and captain Steven Smith in his second over, the 3rd over of the innings. Cummins took his 4th wicket in his 3 over, the 5th over of the innings. Stokes scored 18 runs while Smith scored 4 runs. Opener Robin Uthappa fell to Cummins for 6 making it 19/1.