April 8, 2010

Kolkata Knight Riders won the match by 14 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders played a home match against the Delhi Daredevils today at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Knight Riders won the toss & elected bat first.
Right from the start of the innings, Kolkata Knight Riders played aggressively. Openers Chris Gayle & skipper Sourav Ganguly played a good partnership of 94 runs in 10.2 overs. By 13.1 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders lost 3 wickets scoring 111 runs . After this, Manoj Tiwary & Angelo Mathews built a partnership of 70 runs & completed 20 overs. At the end of 20 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders made a total score of 181 runs loosing only 3 wickets. Teams top scorer was Sourav Ganguly who scored 56 runs from 46 balls which includes 8 fours & 1 sixes. No bowler from Delhi Daredevils was economical.
Delhi Daredevils started their chase of 182 runs with the openers David Warner & Virender Sehwag. There was a big blow for Daredevils as David Warner was out in the very first delivery of the innings which was bowled by Ashok Dinda. After this big blow, Delhi Daredevils came back from the big blow as skipper Gautam Gambhir & Virender Sehwag started to build their partnership. They both contributed 99 partnership runs for Delhi Daredevils before the fall of next wicket.Gautam Gambhir got out when Delhi Daredevils were at the score of 99 runs. After the loss of Gautam Gambhir, Delhi Daredevils started to loose wickets on regular basis which resulted in the increase of asking rate. By 18.2 overs, Delhi Daredevils lost 8 wickets scoring only 152 runs. Finally, Daredevils could not reach their target in 20 overs, they could score only 167 runs with the loss of 8 wickets. Delhi Daredevils lost the match by 14 runs, this gave more chances for Kolkata Knight Riders to enter into the semi-finals. Kolkata Knight Riders economical bowler was Ashok Dinda with the economy rate of 5.25 runs per over taking 2 wickets. Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Sourav Ganguly was the man of the match & also bagged the best catch of the match award.

3 comments:

drix said...

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Shekhar Suman said...

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and your posts too..
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