Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs in the IPL-11 Eliminator match in Eden Gardens. With this win, Kolkata has reached Qualifier 2. Where they face the same ground on Sun May Hyderabad from May 25 Rajasthan, chasing a target of 170 runs, could score 144 runs in 4 overs. Sanju Samson scored 50 runs. Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and chose the first ball. Kolkata scored 169 for 7 in 20 overs. Dinesh Karthik scored 52 runs. Andre Russell scored 49 and bowled only 22 runs in 3 overs. He was awarded the Man of the Match award.