Ahead of the IPL 2022 auction, Rajasthan Royals retained two Indians and one overseas player in the form of their influential skipper Sanju Samson, uncapped young batter Yashasvi Jaiswal and star Englishman Jos Buttler.
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With this 86-run win over RR, KKR have all but sealed the final IPL 2021 playoff qualification spot, putting MI out of contention. MI's match vs SRH is now nothing but a dead rubber.
IPL 2021 playoffs chasing Kolkata Knight Riders hammered Rajasthan Royals to put Mumbai Indians in an impossible position.
Kolkata Knight Riders first scored 171/4, they dismissed Rajasthan Royals for 85 in 16.1. Catch highlights of KKR vs RR, IPL 2021 match here.
Both KKR and MI are locked at 13 points but the Kolkata side are ahead in net run rate. KKR need to win by a handsome margin vs RR for a place in IPL 2021 playoffs.
Asked to bat first, Rajasthan Royals managed just 90/9 in 20 overs which Mumbai Indians chased down in just 8.2 overs. This was also the lowest total batting first in Sharjah.
The big win over RR has improved MI's chances to qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs, but they still need to win their final league game and also hope for other results to go their way.
After restricting Rajasthan Royals to a meagre 90/9, Mumbai Indians knocked off the target in just 8.2 overs to register an eight-wicket win in their IPL 2021 match.
Defending champions Mumbai India thrashed Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets with 70 balls to spare. Catch highlights of RR vs MI, IPL 2021 match here.
Kolkata Knight Riders seem to have done more than enough to claim the final available IPL 2021 playoff spot. But Mumbai Indians are yet to throw in the towel.
The five-time champions Mumbai Indians are aiming for a hat-trick, which would be a first in the tournament's 14-year-history, but poor show by their batsmen has led the team down.
With this win, RR jump to sixth spot in the IPL 2021 table. Five teams are now locked at 10 points, vying for the remaining two slots for the playoffs. CSK and DC have qualified.
Rajasthan Royals chased down Chennai Super Kings' 189/4 courtesy fifties from Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube, which overshadowed Ruturaj Gaikwad's maiden IPL century.
Chennai Super Kings finished on the wrong side after fifties by RR's Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube overshadow Ruturaj Gaikwad's maiden IPL century.
Ruturaj Gaikwad's 60-ball knock was laced with nine fours and five sixes. He became the youngest CSK player to score an IPL ton.
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