Durban: A brilliant bowling display and spectacular field helped Kolkata Knight Riders to restrict Rajasthan Royals to 101/9 in 20 overs at Durban on Wednesday.
Debutant Charl Langeveldt took the Kingsmead on fire by picking up 3 important wickets giving away just 15 runs in his quota of four overs.
Rajasthan Royals got off to a poor start as they lost three quick wickets in Rob Quiney, Naman Ojha and Swapnil Asnodkar.
Royals" hopes of posting a huge total dashed to the ground as they lost their most prolific batsman Yusuf Pathan for just 9 when he had a terrible mix-up with his partner Ravindra Jadeja.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Brendon McCullum(w/c), Saurav Ganguly, Bradley Hodge, David Hussey, Shoaib Shaikh, Laxmi Shukla, Yashpal Singh, Ajit Agarkar, Charl Langeveldt, Sourav Sarkar, Ashok Dinda
Rajasthan Royals: Rob Quiney, Swapnil Asnodkar, Naman Ojha(w), Johan Botha, Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan, Tyron Henderson, Shane Warne(c), Amit Singh, Niraj Patel, Munaf Patel