KKR win by 9 wickets against Rajasthan Royals

Jacques Kallis and Gautam Gambhir hit impressive half-centuries to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to a 9 wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League on Friday. South African Kallis top-scored with a 65-ball 80 not out while skipper Gambhir made an unbeaten 75 off just 44 balls as Kolkata achieved a 160-run target with nine deliveries to spare for their second win in three matches. The pair added 152 for the unfinished second-wicket stand to ensure an easy victory for their team. Left-handed Gambhir, caught off a no-ball when on 66, cracked one six and 11 fours, including four boundaries in an over from seamer Amit Singh. Kallis hit two sixes and seven fours in his third successive half-century. It was the first defeat in three matches for Rajasthan, led by former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne.
Score Summary:
Rajasthan Royals 159-4 in 20 overs
R. Taylor 35*
R. Dravid 35
A. Menaria 27
Kolkata Knight Riders 160-1 in 18.3 overs
J. Kallis 80*
Gambhir 75*