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RR vs KKR: Match abandoned, Rajasthan Royals move to 3rd position

RR vs KKR: Match abandoned, Rajasthan Royals move to 3rd position

After spending most of the tournament at the number one spot, the Rajasthan Royals may slip down to third and might need to play in the Eliminator.

RR vs KKR Live Updates, Match 70: The match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders has been abandoned without a ball being bowled owing to rain. As a result, RR move to the 3rd position and will now play the eliminator. Meanwhile, KKR end the league stage on the 1st position on the points table and will play Qualifier 1 against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

RR vs KKR Live Updates

Match abandoned

RR vs KKR match has been abandoned without a ball being bowled owing to rains.

Rain strikes again

Once again, the square has been covered. And that only means one thing. It looks all but over.

Toss

And KKR have won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Positive news

And for the first time in hours, the pitch is being uncovered.

Be prepared..

It is raining incessantly in Guwahati and now the groundsmen haven’t even covered the full ground.

Cut off time

The cut off time for the match to abandoned is 10.56 pm. Still some time to go here.

What happens?

What if the match doesn’t happen from here on? That way SRH will qualify on second spot.

Bad News

The covers are coming back on and there’s lightning too. The wait continues.

Fresh update

A cover has come off and the super sopper is out too but it is still raining. We might have to wait for a little longer. We will start losing overs soon.

It continues..

More delay

So it’s only gotten heavier here. So there is more delay that we can expect here.

Still drizzling

The news from Guwahati is that it is still drizzling at the moment. No super soppers are out yet on the ground. Fingers crossed.

SRH WIN

Elsewhere, in Hyderabad, SRH have posted a resounding win against PBKS, and chased down 215.

Toss delayed

There you go. It is raining in Guwahati and there will be a delay.

Toss time

We are just 10 minutes away from toss time. Once again it should be a good wicket to bat on.

Welcome to the live coverage of the 70th match of IPL 2024 season between the Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.

RR vs KKR: Squads

Kolkata Knight Riders: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy, Vaibhav Arora, Anukul Roy, Suyash Sharma, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Manish Pandey, Dushmantha Chameera, Srikar Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Sherfane Rutherford, Sakib Hussain, Allah Ghazanfar.

Rajasthan Royals: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Riyan Parag, Dhruv Jurel, Rovman Powell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Tanush Kotian, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Kuldeep Sen, Donovan Ferreira, Shimron Hetmyer, Abid Mushtaq, Shubham Dubey, Kunal Singh Rathore, Navdeep Saini.

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