Cummins gets better of Smith as KKR triumph
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Royals handed first defeat of the Indian Premier League as Kolkata's star recruit Pat Cummins gets prized wicket of Steve Smith
Pat Cummins got the better of Australian teammate Steve Smith in the Indian Premier League as the Kolkata Knight Riders handed the Rajasthan Royals their first defeat of the tournament.

Fast bowlers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi ran through Royals' top order, while Cummins got the key wicket of Rajasthan captain Smith (caught behind for three), to fire Kolkata to a 37-run win on Wednesday.

"I spoke to him (Cummins) just then, he goes, 'You normally smack those in the nets'," Smith joked after play.

'You normally smack those in the nets' // BCCI/IPL

The 20-year-old Nagarkoti grabbed 2-13 while Mavi got the prized wickets of Sanju Samson (8) and Jos Buttler (21) to restrict Steve Smith's Rajasthan side to 9-137.

England's Tom Curran top-scored with 54 off 36 balls and was one of three Rajasthan batsman to reach double figures.

Cummins finished with 1-13 from three overs in an economical spell.

"It was a little different after seeing the wicket, thought it would be flat, but it…
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