The Kolkata Knight Riders impressed with their outstanding performance in all categories in a must-win match to stay in the IPL 2020 season playoff race. Kolkata, who won the match against Rajasthan Royals by 60 runs on Sunday night in Dubai, took Rajasthan home and kept their playoff chances alive. Kolkata won the toss and elected to bat first. Captain Ian Morgan (68 not out: 5×4, 6×6 off 35 balls) scored 191 for 7 with a half century. Later in the innings Rajasthan was limited to 131/9. In fact, in the last two matches, Rajasthan Royals chased down the target of 196 (against Mumbai) and 186 (against Punjab) with a few balls to spare. But .. Rajasthan fell under pressure as Ben Stokes, who had led the team in the last two matches, made his way to the Kolkata Pavilion in the third over. Already Ben Stokes (2×4, 1×6 off 18:11 balls) looked dangerous while playing huge shots. Ben Stokes tried to hit the ball outside the off stump towards Longoff. The ball touched the edge of the bat and appeared to bounce off the slip to the boundary. But .. Dinesh Karthik who dived into the gall on the left hand side like a bird received the catch with one hand. With that .. for a few moments Ben Stokes looked as if he could not believe the catch. Rajasthan, under pressure from Stokes, then went on to lose wickets.