Kolkata, Apr 25: Jofra Archer and Riyan Parag guided Rajasthan Royals to nervy win over Knight Knight Riders by three wickets at VIVO IPL play at Eden Gardens here onight.
17-year-old Riyan Parag played a knock worth remembering for a long time (47 off 31 balls). Royals were revived from 98/5 in 12.3 overs by Parag, who first combined with Shreyas Gopal (18 off nine balls) made for a stand of 25 runs and then with Jofra Archer for a stand of 43 runs off just 21 balls before departing hit wicket in the 19th over.
Archer then stepped up to finish off the game hitting a four and six with nine runs needed off the final over bowled by Prasidh Krishna. He finished with 27 off 12 balls. Royals notched up their fourth win of the campaign while KKR slumped to their sixth straight defeat and now all of RCB, KKR and Royals are on eight points each. (UNI)