Bowlers assist KKR to 37-run win

Dubai: A brilliant bowling performance helped Kolkata Knight Riders to a 37-run win over Rajasthan Royals in the IPL here today. Defending 174/6, KKR restricted Rajasthan to 137/9. KKR had an excellent day with the ball as all their bowlers finished with at least a wicket each. Young pacers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi took two wickets each. Rajasthan allrounder Tom Curran scored a fighting 54 off 36 balls. Earlier, opener Shubman Gill (47 from 34 balls) and England World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan (23-ball 34 not out) helped KKR get to 174.

Brief scores: KKR 174/6 (Gill 47, Morgan 34, Russell 24; Archer 2/18); RR 137/9 (Curran 54*, Buttler 21; Nagarkoti 2/13, Mavi 2/20, Chakravarthy 2/25). PTI

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