first_imgRajasthan move to the top spot while KKR stay at third after two teams shared one point apieceThe Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens on Sunday was abandoned due to rain. Despite a Herculean effort from groundsmen and after four pitch inspections, the match officials decided that the tie would be called off due to unfit playing conditions.There were three super-soppers deployed at the ground after it stopped raining around 5 p.m.. However, parts of the outfield were still damp following the last inspection at 6.50 p.m.The tickets will be refunded to the 50,000 spectators, who had weathered the rain to watch the match at the stadium.Teams(from):Rajasthan Royals: Shane Watson(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Steven Smith, Karun Nair, Deepak Hooda, Sanju Samson(wk), Stuart Binny, James Faulkner, Chris Morris, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pravin Tambe, Rajat Bhatia, Tim Southee, Abhishek Nayar, Ben Cutting, Dishant Yagnik, Vikramjeet Malik, Ankit Sharma, Rahul Tewatia, Dinesh Salunkhe, RustyTheron, Pardeep Sahu, Brainder Sran, Sagar TrivediKolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(wk), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Johan Botha, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav, Pat Cummins, Ryan ten Doeschate, Veer Pratap Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Azhar Mahmood, Brad Hogg, Sumit Narwal, Sheldon Jackson, Aditya Garhwal, Kishan Cariappa, Vaibhav Rawallast_img