As it happened | Scorecard | Points table
Chasing 211 for victory KKR Started a brave fight at the end with 208/8, finished his campaign with 12 points.
KKR entered the fray for the sixth opening pair this season, but lost both newcomer Abhijeet Tomar for the injured Ajinkya Rahane and Venkatesh Iyer Cheap to Mohsin Khan.
However, the captain Shreyas Iyer And Sam Billings Charged but the former player died after scoring 50 off 29 balls as Marcus Stoinis, who had a superb game with the ball, broke a dangerous partnership of 66 off 40 balls for the fourth wicket.
Then Andre Russell Failed to fire Rinku Singh A 15-ball 40 brought the team closer to an unlikely victory but ultimately failed to spoil the night, which was definitely Quinton de Kock’s.
Shreyas must have thought he was on the course LSG Started slow with just 44 runs in the powerplay. But both Rahul and his opening partner De Kok led the innings well, scoring 88 runs in the last five overs to reach the record book, completing 210 runs without loss, the highest opening wicket ever. IPL.
De Kok also warned the Indian team weeks before the scheduled tour of the country for the South African team’s T20I series, scoring its second IPL century and remaining unbeaten on 140 off 70 balls.
When the opener was just 12, Tomar mistakenly left the skier on Umesh Yadav’s ball to the third man when he wore his luck on the sleeves.
Billings also missed a sharp opportunity Sunil Narayan While De Kok was 68 in the game, all of this never distracted the South Africans who threw their hands at anything that was bowled short. De Kok made a perfect opening this time after hitting a back-to-back half-century off 36 balls against KKR.
He smashed Varun Chakraborty’s figures by hitting two sixes and a four in his last over after hitting sixes to Narine, a reverse sweeper in the previous over. The left-hander pulled Andre Russell for a six and then cut his four to score his second IPL century in just 59 balls, the last 50 coming in just 23 balls. He prospered by taking Tim Southee to the cleaners for three sixes in a row.