RR vs KKR Live Score, IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals On Top After Andre Russell Departs Cheaply, Kolkata Knight Riders 5 Down

RR vs KKR Live Score, IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals On Top After Andre Russell Departs Cheaply, Kolkata Knight Riders 5 Down

RR vs KKR IPL Score: Jofra Archer has accounted for the dismissals of Shubman Gill and Dinesh Karthik.© BCCI/IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder Pat Cummins and Eoin Morgan are the men at the crease, following the dismissal of all-rounder Andre Russell for 24. Russell joins skipper Dinesh Karthik, opener Shubman Gill, who was earlier dismissed for 47 in the pavilion. Gill helped bring stability to the innings, following the early dismissal of opener Sunil Narine. Narine was dismissed for 15 runs off 14 deliveries. The young batsman continued to make his presence felt alongside Nitish Rana, who was further dismissed for 22. KKR have been sent in to bat by Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 12th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. RR have opted to go with the same lineup, that completed a record chase against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their previous clash. The same is the case with KKR who have made no changes as well. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Live Score Between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

  • 20:55 (IST)

    KKR reach 120/5 in 15 overs

    KKR have reached 120/5 in 15 overs. Can KKR finish on a high?

  • 20:45 (IST)

    Can Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins help KKR post a strong total?

    The onus lies on Eoin Morgan, who was hit by a dangerous short ball and Pat Cummins to help KKR post a strong total against RR who enjoy a strong batting lineup.

  • 20:45 (IST)

    WICKET! Andre Russell c Jaydev Unadkat b Ankit Rajpoot 24 (14)

    Andre Russell departs for 24, slicing the ball straight to Jaydev Unadkat who completes a comfortable catch. Russell cannot believe it, nor can the KKR fans who have lost out on one of their top performers. Pat Cummins the new man in.

  • 20:43 (IST)


    Third six of the innings for Andre Russell, who smashes the back of length delivery astutely over deep mid-wicket. 

  • 20:37 (IST)

    WICKET! Dinesh Karthik c Jos Buttler b Jofra Archer 1 (3)

    Dinesh Karthik edges the ball to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, following an excellent delivery by Jofra Archer who has been very impressive so far. Eoin Morgan is the new man in.

  • 20:34 (IST)


    Second six for Andre Russell, who clears his front leg and muscles the ball flat over deep mid-wicket.

  • 20:34 (IST)


    Andre Russell gets his first six of the innings, going down on his knee and smashing the ball over cow corner.

  • 20:27 (IST)

    WICKET! Shubman Gill c&b Jofra Archer 47 (34)

    Massive blow for Kolkata Knight Riders who lose opener Shubman Gill. Gill was a tad early with his flick, resulting in a leading edge which Archer took full advantage of. Skipper Dinesh Karthik at the crease.

  • 20:23 (IST)


    Shubman Gill gets a boundary off the next delivery following Nitish Rana’s dismissal, hitting the ball straight down the ground with great strength. Jofra Archer, the fielder failed to stop the ball from hitting the ropes having tried to get the ball to safety with one hand.

  • 20:21 (IST)

    WICKET! Nitish Rana c Riyan Parag b Rahul Tewatia 22 (17)

    Rahul Tewatia makes the difference yet again for Rajasthan Royals, accounting for the dismissal of Nitish Rana. Rana attempted a big hit following a floated delivery by Tewatia, failing to get the ball beyond Riyan Parag at long-off. Andre Russell is the new man in.

  • 20:17 (IST)


    Nitish Rana gets his second boundary of the innings, hitting the ball square of the wicket, as the ball beats a diving fielder.

  • 20:15 (IST)


    Fourth boundary of the innings for Shubman Gill, who smashes the ball straight down the ground.

  • 20:14 (IST)


    Shubman Gill seems to be in good form, as evident from a sublime boundary into the gap at deep mid-wicket.

  • 20:06 (IST)


    Nitish Rana gets his first six of the innings, welcoming Riyan Parag into the attack with a wonderful six lofted over wide long-off.

  • 20:06 (IST)


    Nitish Rana gets his first six of the innings, welcoming Riyan Parag into the attack with a wonderful six lofted over wide long-off.

  • 20:05 (IST)


    Shubman Gill gets his second boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket following a half-tracker by Shreyas Gopal.

  • 20:01 (IST)

    Shreyas Gopal into the attack

    RR skipper Steve Smith introduces spin, with Shreyas Gopal brought into the attack.

  • 20:00 (IST)


    Nitish Rana gets off the mark with a boundary, taking advantage of a loose delivery to get some early runs in.

  • 19:55 (IST)

    WICKET! Sunil Narine b Jaydev Unadkat 15 (14)

    Sunil Narine attempts another big hit against Unadkat, swinging across wildly as the ball misses the bat, going on to hit the stumps. Nitish Rana is the new man in. 

  • 19:53 (IST)


    Sunil Narine follows up the six with a boundary, punching the ball through the covers astutely.

  • 19:53 (IST)


    Sunil Narine gets his first six of the innings, smashing the ball over deep mid-wicket into the stands.

  • 19:46 (IST)


    Excellent boundary by Shubman Gill who has muscled the short delivery beautifully, having picked the length early.

  • 19:45 (IST)


    Sunil Narine gets off the mark with a boundary, hitting the ball with great strength through mid-wicket.

  • 19:44 (IST)

    Sunil Narine dropped on 0 by Robin Uthappa

    Sunil Narine has been dropped by Robin Uthappa, with the batsman yet to get off the mark. Will this come back to hurt RR?

  • 19:36 (IST)


    Shubman Gill breaks the shackles with a beautiful six, hitting the ball straight down the ground into the stands.

  • 19:35 (IST)

    Ankit Rajpoot to share the new ball

    Fast-bowler Ankit Rajpoot will share the new ball, making it pace on both ends.

  • 19:34 (IST)

    Excellent first over by Jofra Archer

    Jofra Archer delivers an excellent opening over, leaving the batsmen uncomfortable with his accuracy and bounce.

  • 19:30 (IST)

    Jofra Archer to bowl the opening over

    Jofra Archer will bowl the first over of the innings. Can he strike early with some quick wickets?

  • 19:28 (IST)

    Players ready to start proceedings

    The clash is set to begin in a few minutes, with KKR openers Shubman Gill and Sunil Narine out on the crease. The Rajasthan players are further taking their positions.

  • 19:07 (IST)

    Unchanged lineups for both teams

    Rajasthan Royals XI: S Smith, J Buttler, S Samson, R Uthappa, R Tewatia, R Parag, T Curran, S Gopal, J Archer, A Rajpoot, J Unadkat. 

    Kolkata Knight Riders: S Gill, S Narine, N Rana, D Karthik, E Morgan, A Russell, P Cummins, S Mavi, K Yadav, K Nagarkoti, V Chakravarthy.

  • 19:02 (IST)

  • 18:53 (IST)

    Can Andre Russell make his presence felt tonight?

    Windies all-rounder Andre Russell is yet to make a mark in the ongoing edition, with a cheap dismissal in the match against defending champions Mumbai Indians. Can he make a mark tonight?

  • 18:50 (IST)

    KKR players indulge in huddle talk, as toss draws closer

    The KKR players can be seen indulging in a huddle talk, as the toss draws closer.

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Rahul Tewatia in the limelight

    In a match featuring the likes of Andre Russell, Jos Buttler, there will be focus on the performance of Rahul Tewatia, who smacked five sixes in an over for Rajasthan Royals during their previous IPL clash against Kings XI Punjab.

  • 18:34 (IST)

    Both teams have won 10 games apiece against each other

    In terms of head to head stats between both the teams, they have played against each other 20 times in the IPL and are tied at 10 wins apiece.
  • 18:28 (IST)

    Can Pat Cummins account for the dangerous Sanju Samson early?

    It will be interesting to see whether Australian pacer Pat Cummins who was excellent against SunRisers Hyderabad, delivers the same impact against Rajasthan Royals who have the dangerous Sanju Samson in their ranks. 

  • 18:27 (IST)

  • 18:24 (IST)

    Stage is set

    The stage is set for an exciting clash between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders. The toss will take place in nearly half an hour.

  • 18:23 (IST)

  • 18:20 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of match 12 of the Indian Premier League 2020. Rajasthan Royals will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

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