Kolkata Knight Riders return gift to Rajasthan Royals If Rajasthan wins by seven runs at the start of this season .. Kolkata retaliated by seven wickets in this match. Kolkata won the toss and elected to field. Kolkata won the toss and elected to field. Batting first, Rajasthan Royals scored 152 for 5 in 20 overs. Captain Sanju Samson backed up with a half-century while hitter Hetmeyer finally hit boundaries as Rajasthan managed to cross the 150 mark. Butler, who scored a century against Kolkata this season, was trailing by 22 runs in the match. Padikkal 2, Karun Nair 13, Ryan Parag 19 entered the pavilion. Hetmeyer was unbeaten on 27 (13) and Ashwin on 6 (3). Among the Kolkata bowlers, Southee took two wickets while Shivam Mavi, Umesh Yadav and Uncle Roy took one wicket each. Umesh Yadav scored 24, Uncle 28, Narine 19, Shivam 33 and Southee 46 in four overs. Kolkata lost opener Aaron Finch by 4 (7) for 16 as they reached the target of 153 set by Rajasthan. Then another opener Indrajith made 15 (16) for the pavilion. Captain Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana defended Kolkata, who lost two wickets for 32 runs. Shreyas, who played slowly, hit 34 off 32 balls with three fours and a six before being caught by the keeper in the bowling. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh, who were at the crease as Kolkata needed 49 runs to win the last four overs, gave the team the victory. Prasid Krishna scored 8 runs in the 17th over. Chahal scored 12 runs in the next over. By the end of the 18th over, Kolkata were 134/3. In the last two overs, 18 runs were required and in the 19th over, 17 runs were scored. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh put on 66 runs for the victory over Kolkata. Nitish Rana was unbeaten on 37 off 37 balls with three fours and two sixes, while Rinko Singh was unbeaten on 42 off 23 balls with six fours and one six. Rajasthan bowlers Trent Boult, Prasid Krishna and Kuldeep Sen took wickets.