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IPL 2018 KKR vs DD: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs at Eden

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs at Eden. KKR bundled out DD for 129 runs in 201-run chase

By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata | Updated: April 16, 2018 11:37:51 pm
ipl live streaming, ipl live score, ipl 2018 live score, kkr vs dd live, kkr vs dd live score, live score KKR vs DD IPL, kkr vs dd live streaming, live cricket streaming IPL KKR vs DD 2018: Delhi were bowled out for 129 in 201-run chase against KKR. (Source: BCCI)

IPL Score KKR vs DD: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs after bundling them out for 129. Chasing a target of 201 runs, DD never looked in control after losing three early wickets in the start of the chase. Rishabh Pant and Glenn Maxwell did provide the visiting team with resistance as the two batsmen stitched a partnership of over 50 runs for the fourth wicket but the departure of Pant saw a fall of wickets in quick succession. KKR spinner Sunil Narine scalped his 100th IPL wicket when he cleaned up Chris Morris. Earlier, riding on a half-century from Nitish Rana and a thunderous batting display from Andre Russell, KKR posted 200/9 in 20 overs. KKR have now moved up to the second spot in the points table.

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Indian Premier League, 2018Eden Gardens, Kolkata 20 April 2018

Kolkata Knight Riders 200/9 (20.0)

vs

Delhi Daredevils 129 (14.2)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 13 ) Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs

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IPL KKR vs DD 2018 Highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils IPL 11 Match at Eden Gardens

Highlights

23:37 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Nitish Rana gets Man of the Match

Nitish Rana gets man of the match and that's all from our side for this match. Join us for the coverage of the encounter between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday.

23:34 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Ganmbhir insists on focusing on upcoming games

"We have to give it to KKR, they played really well. One stage we thought they couldn't get 170-175 but then getting to 200 was a good effort by them. We knew it was going to be a stiff chase as they have three quality spinners. I thought we tried our level best but we couldn't execute the plans well. Someone like Russell when he starts to take on the bowlers it's difficult to contain him. We even tried bowling from round the wicket. We had difficult plans but it was difficult to execute the plans. Lot of balls we bowled into his radar. It's important for us to win the games at home, there are about 5 of them we're playing at home. The next game is important for us if we can take a win. If we get a win in Bangalore the confidence will be better. We still need to win 10 games, there are lot of games," Gambhir said.

23:22 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
KKR win by 71 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs at Eden. KKR bundled out DD for 129 runs in 201-run chase. They have been really dominant at Eden Gardens and this was a disappointing comeback for Gautam Gambhir in Kolkata

23:18 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET!

Delhi Daredevils lose 9th wicket as Mohammed Shami tries to accelerate but only manages to give a catch to Andre Russell

23:11 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
DD lose wickets quickly

Narine strikes twice in that over and Vijay Shankar has been trapped in front of the stumps. DD are 117/8.  Shankar did go upstairs to review that one but it comes down in favour of the home side.

23:09 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Sunil Narine gets 100th IPL wicket

Sunil Narine bags his 100th IPL wicket and what a way to take that one. The spinner castles Chris Morris to give KKR seventh wicket and his off-stump goes for a toss. 

23:04 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
BIG WICKET!

6 6 W...KKR have the big wicket of Glenn Maxwell. He was looking good after smashing Kuldeep Yadav for two consecutive maximums but has been caught in the deep by Robin Uthappa after trying to replicate the previous shots. DD 113/6

22:57 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
GONE!

Delhi Daredevils lose half their side with Rahul Tewatia back in the dug out. He tried to clear the cover region but only managed to give a catch to Andre Russell at covers. Delhi are 97/5 at Eden

22:51 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET!

A huge wicket for KKR and Kuldeep Yadav. He gets rid off Rishabh Pant who was looking absolutely brilliant. Pant departs for 43  DD are now 86/4. Glenn Maxwell now needs to take the onus on himself

22:45 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
SIX!

Glenn Maxwell joins the party and a short delivery from Tom Curran and the right-hander just pulls that one away. It wasn't timed well but nevertheless, he gets a six on that one

22:43 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
BOUNDARY!

That was hammered away by Rishabh Pant. It was length delivery outside off-stump and Pant won't leave that alone. He gets another boundary and moves to 42

22:40 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
STRATEGIC TIMEOUT

The teams take a break as the strategic timeout has been called. Delhi are 69/3 after 7 overs and Rishabh Pant is looking in brilliant form. Maxwell just needs to stick with him till the end

22:36 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
POWERPLAY!

Delhi Daredevils end their powerplay overs at 56/3 and they get 11 runs from this 6th over. Pant is looking in good touch in this match and he needs to stay till the end

22:32 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
DD 45/3 after 5

Delhi have maintained the scoring rate but they have lost wickets at regular intervals. Jason Roy who scripted Delhi's win in the last match went back early and captain Gautam Gambhir too didn't get going. With Pant and Maxwell out there in the middle, they still have a chance of gaining the momentum back.

22:22 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Bowled! Gambhir b Mavi

Shivam Mavi gets Gautam Gambhir! A quick delivery and Gambhir tries to cut but gets a bottom edge back onto his stumps. Third wicket down for Delhi

22:14 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Delhi 15 for 2

Kolkata have begun well in this match. After posting 200 on the board, they have two quick wickets and have reduced Delhi to 15 for 2 after two overs. Shivam Mavi to bowl the third over

22:10 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Shreyas Iyer c Nitish Rana b Andre Russell

Andre Russell strikes in the second over for KKR! What a brilliant start for Kolkata. Iyer gets a short delivery at his chest, tries to play towards the third man but straight to slip. Rana with a good catch

22:04 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Jason Roy st Dinesh Karthik b Piyush Chawla

Wicket in the first over for Chawla! Jason Roy comes down the pitch and Chawla fires it down the leg side. Dinesh Karthik is quick to remove the bails. Gone!

21:58 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Delhi open with Gambhir, Roy

Big target for Delhi! Gambhir and Roy will look to give a good start to their team in this match. The target is 201. All set for the chase. Here we go

21:51 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Tewatia shines!

Three wickets in the final over from Tewatia. He gives only one run. Top over from the leg spinner and Gambhir is happy. Kolkata finish at 200 for the loss of nine wickets. Will this be enough?

21:43 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Kolkata 199/6 after 19

Kolkata have done well to reach 199 for 6. One more over to go and it will be bowled by Rahul Tewatia. How many will Kolkata end up scoring?

21:38 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Nitish Rana c Gambhir b Morris

Gone! A brilliant innings from Nitish Rana has come to an end. He tries to go for a big shot but fails to time it. Caught at covers as it went high up in the air

21:37 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Nitish Rana fifty

Nitish Rana has been brilliant today!  A fifty for the youngster and he continues to punish the Delhi bowlers. Just using the pace of Morris to get a four. This has been a brilliant innings

21:30 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Andrew Russell b Trent Boult

That is how to do it. Boult with his class as he bowls Russell with a yorker. Top bowling from Boult, giving no room to Russell to hit anywhere. Hits the leg-stump.

21:29 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Mistimed six from Russell

What power from Russell! He mistimes a pull shot and it has gone high up in the air and it has also travelled over long off for a six. He is on 41* off 11 balls.

21:27 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
SIX! Russell 35* off 10

This is just ridiculous hitting from Russell. A slower delivery from Shami and what an incredible strike from Russell over mid-wicket. Top tier!

21:27 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
SIX! Russell 35* off 10

This is just ridiculous hitting from Russell. A slower delivery from Shami and what an incredible strike from Russell over mid-wicket. Top tier!

21:24 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
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SIX!Andre Russell has put one over point and it has sailed for six! Incredible shot from the West Indian. Full, outside off from Shami and Russell just muscles it over point

21:21 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
12 runs off the 16th over

A six and a four. A total of 12 runs from the 16th over of the Kolkata innings. Russell and Rana are taking Kolkata towards a big total

21:16 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
SIX, SIX, Russell

That's why you don't drop Russell! Just after the drop, Russell clears the straight boundary and then final ball of the over is hit way, way back into the stands!

21:14 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Six, Russell

Six from Russell! It is short ball from Shami and it just a powerful shot over third man which has sailed for a six! Next ball, Roy drops Russell in the deep

21:11 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Dinesh Karthik

Chris Morris gets the wicket of Dinesh Karthik! Two fours in the same area and at the third shot, he is caught. Hits it straigjt to Boult at square-leg. Gone

21:10 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Dinesh Karthik survives

Shami appeals for a leg-before against Karthik and he is given! But he instantly revives the decision. There is a big inside edge and he will remain not out

20:59 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
100 up for Kolkata

12 runs from the 12th over for Kolkata and 100 up for them. They are 102 for the loss of three wickets after 12 overs. Karthik and Rana are the two batsmen out in the middle

20:55 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Chris Lynn c Jason Roy b Mohammed Shami

Gone! That is a big wicket for Delhi. Lynn plays a big shot but Roy covers good ground to take a brilliant low catch. Innings over for Lynn. Kolkata are three down now

20:46 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Delhi lose review

Nadeem to Rana and he is struck on the pads. Umpire says not out but Delhi are going for a review. Rana sweeps and it has sneaked below the bat. The impact is outside the off stump. Not out. Kolkata are 84 for 2 after 10 overs

20:40 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Tewatia proving expensive

Rahul Tewatia was brilliant with the ball but today has not been the best. Another expensive over from him. That will be the strategic timeout at Eden. Kolkata 72 for the loss of two wickets after 9 overs

20:33 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
WICKET! Robin Uthappa c&b Nadeem

Nadeem gets rid of Uthappa! Good bowling from the left arm spinner. He shortens the length once he sees Uthappa is going to attack. It is towards the off side. Uthappa looks to pull and play it across the line. The ball goes high up in the air and is caught by Nadeem

20:29 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
Uthappa survives

Robin Uthappa tries to pull Tewatia but it takes the leading edge and stands tall behind the keeper. There is no one to take the catch. Tewatia with a loud shout of catch it but Uthappa will survive

20:28 (IST) 16 Apr 2018
End of powerplay

0 6 2 6 4 0: 18 runs off the final over of the powerplay. Uthappa ups the ante. Kolkata are 50 for the loss of one wicket after 6 overs. Uthappa looking very good with the bat!

dinesh karthik ipl IPL Live Score KKR vs DD: Kolkata take on Delhi at Eden Gardens. (PTI Photo) In match 13 of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders face a stern test as they take on a resurgent Delhi Daredevils at home. While the limelight will be on Gautam Gambhir's return to Eden Gardens, both teams will know the importance of securing a win in this game as it gives them a huge push for the race to the top four. Despite changing the batting order against Sunrisers Hyderabad, success eluded Dinesh Karthik and co and hence finding the balance in the batting order will be crucial for KKR in this contest. On the other hand, Delhi returned to winning ways after chasing down 194 against Mumbai Indians. Their powerful batting unit clicked together and gave a glimpse of their how dangerous they can be. Hence, if they can build on the confidence gained from the previous result then there is no reason why DD can't make it two wins in two matches. The battle between DD's attacking batting against KKR's spinners will be the contest to watch out for.

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