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Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders took on each other in match number 30th of IPL 2022 in Mumbai on 18th April. Both, teams are looking for a win after losing their last respective games.

Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl first. The Royals came out to bat with a mindset to set up a big score in front of their opponent while they started to execute their plan the Orange Cap Holder– Jos Buttler with Devdutt Padikal gave them a great start and formed a partnership of 97 runs as when Sunil Narine gave them a break throw but Buttler form wasn’t going to stop, an excellent knock of 103 runs came out of his bat which in order decreased the chances of the Nights to win. In the middle overs, the bowlers of Nights recovered themselves as it felt like Rajasthan will do score at least 250 runs, as their bowlers fought well.

The first innings were going to end when Shimron Hetmyer came out to bat, the outstanding performance by him made their team attain a big total of 217 runs for the fall of 5 wickets.

While everyone was watching the batting attack by the Royals, came between a mind-blowing relay of catches by Pat Cummins and Shivman Mavi catch worth watching while saving the ball from going out of the boundary line and converting it into a wicket.

So now it was time for the Kolkata Team to chase down the total put up by the Royals. As they started to bat the first ball was a fall of wicket Sunil Narine got run out. Their team was in trouble as then the partnership started between Aaron Finch and Shreyas Iyer of 107 runs, both of them even completed their half-centuries it felt like they will chase down the total.

The game changed in the 16 over when Yuzevndra Chahal came to bowl and in the very first bowl of his over got the wicket of Shreyas Iyer the man who was looking the most dangerous to take away the victory from them after that came a mesmerizing hat rick by Chahal with a 5 wickets hall which is the immense achievement by any bowlers and changed the entire game and shifted it towards their team.

Rajasthan Royals won by 7 runs. The match was a must-watch hundred, 2 half-centuries, a hat trick, and 5 wickets hall made the game more even exciting.

As the Match Ended Yuzvendra Chahal of Rajasthan Royals, won the MAN OF THE MATCH award.

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