IPL 2018: Match 49, KKR vs RR: Twitter reacts to a comprehensive KKR victory against Rajasthan at home

KKR won the match by 6 wickets.

Kuldeep wrecked through the RR batting order. (IANS)

KKR won the game comprehensively against Rajasthan at the end at Eden Gardens by 4 wickets to go up to the third place in the points table and thereby strengthen their chances of making the playoffs. 

A responsible innings from Chris Lynn (45 from 42) laid the platform for KKR in a chase of 143. Dinesh Karthik 41* and Andre Russell then ensure that they take KKR home and add two more points to their tally. Sunil Narine  7 ball 21 run cameo helped things for KKR. 

Earlier, Rajasthan was put into bat first and they got off to a rollicking start courtesy their openers. Both Buttler and Tripathi tonked the KKR bowlers and racked up 51 runs inside the powerplay. However, a superb bowling spell by Kuldeep Yadav (4 for 20) helped KKR pull back things in their favor in the second half of the Rajasthan innings. 

This win thus takes KKR a step closer to the playoffs. Twitterverse, as always followed the game with intensity and had their opinion regarding the game. Here are the best tweets from the contest. 


By Anshuman Roy - 15 May, 2018

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