Indian Premier League, 63rd match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings at Kolkata, May 14, 2012
Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
14 May 2012 - night match (20-over match)
  Kolkata Knight Riders innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal G Gambhir* b Jakati 62 50 43 6 3 144.18
12.1 big strike, Gautam is gone, he gave Jakati the charge, but got an inside edge on to pad, the ball then contrived to roll onto the stumps 100/2
View dismissal BB McCullum run out (Anirudha/†Dhoni) 37 46 29 4 1 127.58
11.3 from Bravo, breakthrough for CSK, Dhoni gets it with a direct hit, hit behind square leg, Baz wants the second, he was almost withing touching distance of Gautam before the KKR captain's hand comes up, too late for Baz, the throw is in to Dhoni, who hits the non-striker's stumps direct 99/1
View dismissal JH Kallis c Ashwin b Jakati 4 12 9 0 0 44.44
14.4 KKR slip further, Kallis, of all batsmen, goes for the reverse-sweep and gets it straight to slip, Kallis is not happy with the umpire's decision, replays show the ball came off the forearm 111/3
View dismissal MK Tiwary c Bravo b Jadeja 12 20 14 1 0 85.71
17.2 and another one, what is happening, the Kolkata Krumble, Tiwary looks to fetch a flighted delivery from just outside off and hit it over midwicket, it turns more than he had budgeted for, and Bravo has another straightforward take at long on 128/5
View dismissal YK Pathan c Bravo b Ashwin 11 9 8 0 1 137.50
16.6 YK has picked out long on with precision, tossed up around off, he goes for the big stroke, but gets it too high, and it sails tamely straight to Bravo on the long on rope, the horror season continues for YK, KKR slide further, what a turnaround 127/4
DB Das not out 19 15 10 2 1 190.00
View dismissal LR Shukla c Raina b Hilfenhaus 9 10 6 0 1 150.00
19.3 gone this time, he tries to make room and drill the full delivery past extra cover but picks out the man, Raina takes it low, and safely 156/6
R Bhatia not out 1 2 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, w 1) 3
  Total (6 wickets; 20 overs) 158 (7.90 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SB Jakati 4 0 26 2 6.50 12 3 1
12.1 to Gambhir, big strike, Gautam is gone, he gave Jakati the charge, but got an inside edge on to pad, the ball then contrived to roll onto the stumps 100/2
14.4 to Kallis, KKR slip further, Kallis, of all batsmen, goes for the reverse-sweep and gets it straight to slip, Kallis is not happy with the umpire's decision, replays show the ball came off the forearm 111/3
View wicket BW Hilfenhaus 3 0 26 1 8.66 9 2 2
19.3 to Shukla, gone this time, he tries to make room and drill the full delivery past extra cover but picks out the man, Raina takes it low, and safely 156/6
View wicket R Ashwin 4 0 26 1 6.50 5 2 0
16.6 to Pathan, YK has picked out long on with precision, tossed up around off, he goes for the big stroke, but gets it too high, and it sails tamely straight to Bravo on the long on rope, the horror season continues for YK, KKR slide further, what a turnaround 127/4
  SK Raina 2 0 17 0 8.50 3 1 1
View wicket RA Jadeja 4 0 39 1 9.75 7 4 2
17.2 to Tiwary, and another one, what is happening, the Kolkata Krumble, Tiwary looks to fetch a flighted delivery from just outside off and hit it over midwicket, it turns more than he had budgeted for, and Bravo has another straightforward take at long on 128/5
  DJ Bravo 3 0 22 0 7.33 5 1 1 (1w)
  Chennai Super Kings innings (target: 159 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MEK Hussey c Bhatia b Narine 56 47 39 4 4 143.58
10.2 a wicket, finally, top-edged sweep, loops in the air behind the keeper, short third runs towards it, but short fine leg gets there first and takes it 97/1
View dismissal M Vijay b Narine 36 49 25 5 1 144.00
10.4 that spun back in and took out off stump, Eden Gardens comes to life, extremely poor stroke in the end from Vijay, he was on the back foot, and was looking to cut the flighted length ball, but it spun back in and confounded him completely 97/2
View dismissal SK Raina run out (†McCullum/Bhatia) 8 15 10 1 0 80.00
13.2 from Balaji, shuffles across and works a back of a length ball behind square leg, they go for the second, could striker be struggling, yes, he is, the throw is right on target for Baz, who does not delay in taking off the bails, Raina is well short 110/3
View dismissal F du Plessis c Tiwary b Bhatia 13 33 16 0 0 81.25
17.1 Bhatia strikes, du Plessis goes for six over long on, picks up the slow length ball from middle and leg, and lofts it cleanly, but gets too much height on it, Tiwary takes it some way in from the long on rope 127/4
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† b Bhatia 28 31 21 3 1 133.33
19.2 with eight needed off five, Dhoni falls to Bhatia's legcutter, tries to heave it through midwicket, the length ball holds its line on middle and crashes into middle 151/5
DJ Bravo not out 11 16 7 0 1 157.14
RA Jadeja not out 3 4 2 0 0 150.00
Extras (lb 4, w 1) 5
  Total (5 wickets; 20 overs) 160 (8.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  M de Lange 3 0 37 0 12.33 7 5 2
  L Balaji 4 0 33 0 8.25 11 3 2 (1w)
View wickets SP Narine 4 0 14 2 3.50 13 0 0
10.2 to Hussey, a wicket, finally, top-edged sweep, loops in the air behind the keeper, short third runs towards it, but short fine leg gets there first and takes it 97/1
10.4 to Vijay, that spun back in and took out off stump, Eden Gardens comes to life, extremely poor stroke in the end from Vijay, he was on the back foot, and was looking to cut the flighted length ball, but it spun back in and confounded him completely 97/2
  JH Kallis 3 0 25 0 8.33 4 2 1
View wickets R Bhatia 4 0 33 2 8.25 6 1 2
17.1 to du Plessis, Bhatia strikes, du Plessis goes for six over long on, picks up the slow length ball from middle and leg, and lofts it cleanly, but gets too much height on it, Tiwary takes it some way in from the long on rope 127/4
19.2 to Dhoni, with eight needed off five, Dhoni falls to Bhatia's legcutter, tries to heave it through midwicket, the length ball holds its line on middle and crashes into middle 151/5
  YK Pathan 2 0 14 0 7.00 4 2 0

Match details


Toss - Chennai Super Kings, who chose to field
Points - Chennai Super Kings 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0
Player of the match - MEK Hussey (Chennai Super Kings)
Umpires - JD Cloete (South Africa) and SJA Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire - S Ravi
Match referee - Raju Mukherjee
Reserve umpire - AS Pathania

Match Notes


    • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 50 runs, 0 wicket)
    • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 1
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (G Gambhir 36, BB McCullum 13, Ex 1)
    • G Gambhir: 50 off 31 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 1
    • Kolkata Knight Riders: 150 runs in 19.1 overs (115 balls), Extras 3
    • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 158/6 in 20.0 overs (DB Das 19, R Bhatia 1)
    • Chennai Super Kings innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 51 runs, 0 wicket)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 1
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (MEK Hussey 24, M Vijay 26, Ex 1)
    • MEK Hussey: 50 off 35 balls (3 x 4, 4 x 6)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 11.3 overs (69 balls), Extras 5
    • Chennai Super Kings: 150 runs in 18.6 overs (114 balls), Extras 5
 
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