DUBAI: Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi ran through Rajasthan Royals’ top order as Kolkata Knight Riders registered a 37-run win in the Indian Premier League yesterday.
Nagarkoti, 20, grabbed 2-13 while Mavi got the prized wickets of Sanju Samson (8) and Jos Buttler (21) to restrict Rajasthan to 137-9. Pat Cummins started the slide by taking the wicket of Steve Smith in his first over.
Tom Curran top-scored with 54 off 36 balls and was one of three Rajasthan batsman to reach double figures.
Earlier, after being sent in to bat, Kolkata made 174-6 thanks to Shubman Gill’s 47 off 34 balls up front and Eoin Morgan’s unbeaten 34 off 23 deliveries.