<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Ajinkya-Rahane/">Ajinkya Rahane</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Sanju-Samson/">Sanju Samson</a> got <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Rajasthan-Royals">Rajasthan Royals</a> off to solid start in <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/indian-premier-league-2019-200997/live-scores/kolkata-knight-riders-vs-rajasthan-royals-live-cricket-score-match-43-190311-summary.html">Match 43</a> of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/IPL-2019">IPL 2019</a> in chase of Kolkata Knight Riders' total of 175/6 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday, helping RR to 53 in 5.3 overs, before Sunil Narine send back Rahane for 34. <p></p> <p></p>After Dinesh Karthik's powered the hosts with a 50-ball unbeaten knock of 97, Rahane and Samson found the pace of the green Eden Gardens track suiting to their batting style. <p></p> <p></p>Rahane, who his a magnificent 105*, albeit in a losing cause, in their previous game, started with a four off Carlos Brathwaite over the in-field before Prasidh Krishna was taken for 12 runs in his first over with Rahane adding and four and Samson mistiming one over the bowler's head, yet got himself a six. <p></p> <p></p>Andre Russell was taken for 13 runs with Rahane taking four past point and Samson taking his second six of the night. <p></p> <p></p>Sunil Narine was introduced in the Powerplay overs and send down a tidy fourth over, giving away just six runs. But, Prithivraj Yarra was put to the sword by Rahane who hit in for a six and two fours in the first three balls. 17 runs came off the over. <p></p> <p></p>However, KKR managed to get a wicket with Narine trapping Rahane in front for 34 off 21 balls. (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/kkr-vs-rr-live-cricket-score-ipl-2019-kolkata-vs-rajasthan-at-eden-gardens-8pm-834646"><strong>IPL 2019, KKR vs RR: FOLLOW LATEST UPDATES</strong></a>). By the end of the Poweplay overs, Sanju Samson was batting on 20 off 12 balls while skipper Steve Smith was on one off three balls, after surviving a close lbw call off Narine.