Kolkata beat Rajasthan by 86 runs in match 54 of the Indian T20 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Chasing a target of 172 for victory, Rajasthan were never in the chase as they were reduced to 17/4 by the end of the powerplay. Shivam Mavi and Lockie Ferguson were the wreckers in chief as the duo combined to pick up seven wickets in the match. 

Rahul Tewatia was the only bright spark for Rajasthan as the southpaw scored a valiant 44 off 36 balls. 

The victory has put Kolkata on the brink of qualification for the knockout stages of the Indian T20 League 2021. 

Here's how the match unfolded  


Kolkata almost through to the playoffs...

Kolkata have one foot in the door. Mumbai have a daunting task ahead of them tomorrow. But this has been a great comeback from Kolkata in the UAE leg. Join us tomorrow for the last day of the league fixture. Until then, keep following SportsAdda for all the live updates 

Rajasthan 85 all out!

Mavi gets the big wicket of Tewatia as Kolkata win by 86 runs! What a complete performance by Morgan and Co. 

Tewatia the lone man standing!

Only a formality before Kolkata finish the innings off. However, they will need to get Tewatia who has stood like a rock out in the middle. Rajasthan 83/8 in 15 overs

Out! Unadkat joins the list!

Ferguson too quick for Unadkat as he fails to connect a good length delivery. Slices it straight to Shakib at point boundary. This is a top spell from the Kiwi. Rajasthan 63/8 in 11.2 overs

Rajasthan 49/7 at halfway mark!

Tewatia and Unadkat out in the middle. But the match seems to be almost in Kolkata's bag. They will be looking to finish it off quickly. Rajasthan 49/7 in 10 overs 

Gone! Morris goes for 0

Full and staright from Varun Chakaravarthy, Morris looks to sweep but misses it completely! Rajasthan 35/7 in 9 overs

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