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KXIP vs KKR: KKR beat KXIP by 6 wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders registered an easy six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Tuesday.

By: Express Web Desk |
April 19, 2016 7:08:11 pm
Robin Uthappa scored 53 runs to lay the platform for the win. (Source: BCCI)

Kolkata Knight Riders registered an easy win over Kings XI Punjab by chasing down the 139-run target in Mohali. KKR openers Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir laid the platform for the win with a 82-run stand.

Cricket Scorecard: KXIP vs KKR (CLICK HERE)

As it happened

2311 hrs IST: THAT IS THAT! KKR win once again. They go top off the table

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2301 hrs IST :Time for the time-out

2301 hrs IST: Shakib tries to sweep but top edge and this time he is caught at short third man

2300 hrs IST :DROPPED! Shakib gives a straight forward chance to Manan Vohra at long-off but he puts it down. It goes for four

2058 hrs IST: Last 5 overs remain and KKR need 22 runs

2054 hrs IST: 2 runs off the 14th over and KKR need 27 off 36 balls

2050 hrs IST: WICKET! Manish Pandey misses a straight ball from Axar. Bowled

2048 hrs IST: 12 off the last two overs for KKR. They are slowly reaching the target

2038 hrs IST: WICKET! Gautam Gambhir chips it over mid-wicket and it seems to be a safe shot but Glenn Maxwell runs in from the boundary and takes a superb diving catch

2034 hrs IST: Half-way mark and KKR are 93/1 chasing 139

2032 hrs IST: Three runs off the 9th over

2029 hrs IST :WICKET! Sahu has Uthappa LBW

2027 hrs IST: KKR are scoring at 10 runs per over. 80/0 after 8

2023 hrs IST: Maxwell to bowl the eighth over

2020 hrs IST: Seven runs off the seventh over. Time for the time-out

2017 hrs IST: FIFTY! A 24-ball 50 for Uthappa. Third fastest this season

2215 hrs IST: End of powerplay and KKR are 65/0. What a start

2207 hrs IST: That was expensive from Abbott. 11 off it

2203 hrs IST: Kyle Abbott to bowl the fourth over and his second

2202 hrs IST: 1 0 4 2 2 4 – 13 runs off that Sandeep over. KKR 34/0 with Uthappa scoring 23

2158 hrs IST: Sandeep to continue his spell

2157 hrs IST: Two fours off the Abbott over and KKR are 21/0 chasing 139

2153 hrs IST: Kyle Abbott to bowl the second over

2152 hrs IST: Sandeep Sharma goes for 12 runs off his first over

2149 hrs IST: Sandeep Sharma is swinging it into the right-handed Robin. He gets is past fine-leg twice for fours

2148 hrs IST: Sandeep Sharma to bowl to Robin Uthappa

2129 hrs IST: Two sixes help KXIP take 18 off the last over. They post 138/3

2127 hrs IST: FIFTY! Shaun Marsh with an important 40-ball half-century

2124 hrs IST: KXIP are 120/8 with one over remaining

2121 hrs IST: WICKET! Marsh hits it to sweeper cover and runs the first run hard. But no possibility of a second run. But, Sahu sets off for the second run without looking at Marsh. Russell with a throw to keeper. Run-out

2118 hrs IST: WICKET! A wicket off the last ball for Morkel. A slower shot ball which is too good for Mohit. Gloves it to keeper

2114 hrs IST: A wicket off his last ball for Umesh. Axar skies it and Suryakumar takes the catch

2110 hrs IST: Umesh Yadav is back into the attack

2106 hrs IST: Shakib to bowl his last over after the break. 5 overs remain

2103 hrs IST: Sunil Narine finishes with 4-0-22-2. Time for the time-out

2102 hrs IST: WICKET! Maxwell hits a switch-hit off Narine but it goes straigh to the mid-wicket, for a left-hander

2059 hrs IST: Narine to bowl the 15th over for KKR

2057 hrs IST: Shakib hit for reverse sweeps from Maxwell but none going for four

2052 hrs IST: WICKET! Yusuf Pathan strikes off his first ball. Miller tries to cuts but a big edge which setlles in Uthappa’s gloves

2050 hrs IST: Chawla, who had not gone for any boundary in his spell, goes for two in his thrid over

2045 hrs IST: WICKET! Saha is caught behind off Sunil Narine. KXIP 59/3 in the 11th over

2043 hrs IST: Chawla brings up another economical over. Only 4 off it

2039 hrs IST: Piyush Chawla to continue to after the break

2036 hrs IST: Nine overs gone. Narine gives 4 overs. Time for the time-out

2032 hrs IST: WICKET! What a googly from Chawla. Vijay fails to pick it and it spins back to hit the stumps

2030 hrs IST: Piyush Chawla into the attack and it is spin from both ends now

2029 hrs IST: Narine costs only three runs from his first over

2025 hrs IST: Sunil Narine into the attack for the seventh over

2024 hrs IST: Last two overs of powerplay fetch 15 runs and KXIP are 41/1

2014 hrs IST: WICKET! Morne Morkel gets the breakthrough. Vohra flicks off his pads and it goes to deep square-leg. Shakib covers some ground to take a good catch

2011 hrs IST: Shakib’s over comes to an end. KXIP are 17/0 after 3 overs

2005 hrs IST: Umesh Yadav will bowl the second over

2003 hrs IST: First over done and Morkel costs only five runs

2001 hrs IST: An exceptional on drive on the up by Muarali Vijay. Excellent shot

1958 hrs IST: Morne Morkel has the new ball with him. Vijay on strike

1956 hrs IST: KXIP openers Manan Vohra and Murali Vijay are walking out to the middle

1940 hrs IST: Both teams are unchanged for today’s game

1935 hrs IST: Till now, 10 off 11 matches this season have been won by teams batting second

1929 hrs IST: TOSS – KKR win toss and elect to bowl against KXIP in Mohali

1928 hrs IST: Toss time in Mohali. Miller and Gambhir out in the middle


KXIP seek home comfort against KKR

Manan Vohra scored a fifty and added 97 runs for the first wicket with Murali Vijay in the match against Pune on Sunday. It was the Punjab team’s first fifty-plus partnership in 22 months. (Source: Express photo by Kamleshwar Singh)

While Gautam Gambhir has starred with 192 runs in three matches with a strike-rate of more than 125, the Kolkata Knightriders’ bowlers too have done their job well and played their part in the two wins this season.

Vohra has started building his innings, says Miller

David Miller is hopeful that their win against Pune Supergiants will give their campaign the required push after back-to-back defeats. (Source: PTI)

Kings XI Punjab captain David Miller was full of praise for young opener Manan Vohra, whom he feels has started to focus on building his innings.

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