Rajasthan opener Devat Padikal did not score much in the first innings. Following this, Jazz Butler also disappointed 22 (25). Karun Nair then went on to score 13 (13) without a big score.
Following this, Sanju Samson and Ryan Barak formed a partnership and started playing. However, the Kolkata team could not play the big shot as they bowled profusely. The Kolkata bowlers were constantly involved in the bouncer attack. In the end, Ryan Barrock was dismissed for just 19 (12).
Sanju Samson followed with a 54 (49) not showing action. In the end Shimron Hedmeyer 27 (13) and Ravichandran Aswin 6 (5) were on the field. Headmire hit two sixes. He thus became the first batsman to score 50 sixes in the IPL. Rajasthan Royals added 152/5 in 20 overs.
Openers Baba Indrajith 15 (16) and Aaron Pinch 4 (7) did not score much for the Kolkata team as they chased down the target. Shreyas Iyer 34 (32), Nitish Rana 48 (37) and Ringu Singh 42 (23) were the next to play as Kolkata won by 7 wickets at 152/3 in 19 overs.