• BATSMEN
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    15.2 there seems no end to Knight Riders' troubles! Now it's Kallis' turn, who seemed alone in doing all the scoring.. He tries to whack this inside out, with the spin, to the stands. The idea was right, the execution wasn't as he failed to get distance on this.. The catch is comfortably taken at deep extra cover 107/5
    0.3 no he can't! Gambhir is gone first ball. That is some record to have.. Three ducks in a row for Gambhir. This is full, fast and hitting middle and leg stump. Gambhir is too slow to bring his bat down and is caught plumb in front. He falls over as he tries to flick it 1/1
    1.2 leading edge to cover point now! It's RCB's bowlers who are making all the positive moves. This is so much better than the first delivery - fuller on off, with some shape on it. Pandey looks to play a loose push towards mid-on but closes the face too early.. Kohli takes a simple catch 10/2
    11.3 that's the end of Lynn as he slaps a length delivery straight to AB at long-off. Lynn had slowed down a bit in the last few overs and he didn't really time it as well as he would have liked. 90/3
    11.5 and that's two in three balls for Aaron! Just like Lynn, Yusuf tries to hammer the ball towards long-on, but he fares even worse.. He could only get it as far as Kohli at mid-off. The investment on Yusuf keeps going sour... When will they divest their stocks on him? He has scored a solitary fifty for them in 46 innings 90/4
    17.1 Whoa! how far has that gone! not too far unfortunately for Uthappa. he made room, got a slower ball, lifted it towards deep midwicket and looked like he made a good connection... But that went straight into the bucket hands of Starc 129/6
    not out
    24
    23
    18
    1
    1
    133.33
    19.6 tries to be cheeky but pays the price... He moves across the stumps to flick the full delivery fine, but only lobs it to short fine leg fielder 150/7
    Extras
    7 (b 1, lb 2, w 4)
    TOTAL
    150/7 (20 Overs, RR: 7.50)
    Fall of wickets: 1-1 (G Gambhir, 0.3 ov), 2-10 (MK Pandey, 1.2 ov), 3-90 (CA Lynn, 11.3 ov), 4-90 (YK Pathan, 11.5 ov), 5-107 (JH Kallis, 15.2 ov), 6-129 (RV Uthappa, 17.1 ov), 7-150 (R Vinay Kumar, 19.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    MA Starc403328.25101210
    JA Morkel2021110.5044010
    VR Aaron401634.00131010
    M Muralitharan2025012.5020300
    YS Chahal402616.5070100
    AB Dinda402606.5051010
  • BATSMEN
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    8.1 now it's Parthiv's turn.. He is beaten by the extra bounce on this pitch.. Parthiv wanted to clip it to the leg side, but this slower delivery got big on him and the leading edge just popped up for the cover fielder.. 67/2
    7.4 finally KKR strike! This was the offcutter and Takawale looked to work it away on the leg side, got hit right in front of the middle stump.. Easy decision for the umpire 67/1
    31
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    4
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    134.78
    15.5 that's a corker from Narine! It has to be a very good ball to beat someone in the form of his life and it is. This is tossed up further, spins in and beats the inside edge of the bat, flicks the front pad and then takes the off bail .. 122/3
    18.4 and he's gone... ironically to a ball that he timed so well.. Probably his best connection of the day.. It was full and wide and he crashed it over point, but straight to deep point..Gambhir is pumped 141/4
    19.4 this is a blinder! this is madness.. this is the maddest baddest ever catch.. AB did what AB does.. Whacks the short of length delivery to deep midwicket, where Lynn lines himself up for the catch.. but he slips.. Despite that, he somehow straightens his body on the ground, keeps an eye on the ball, arches his body back and takes a catch sitting down.. freakish catch.. KKR are stealing this one.. Lynn is a hero.. watch that catch to believe that.. 145/5
    not out
    6
    7
    5
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    120.00
    not out
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    0
    0
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    Extras
    8 (lb 5, nb 1, w 2)
    TOTAL
    148/5 (20 Overs, RR: 7.40)
    Fall of wickets: 1-67 (YV Takawale, 7.4 ov), 2-67 (PA Patel, 8.1 ov), 3-122 (V Kohli, 15.5 ov), 4-141 (Yuvraj Singh, 18.4 ov), 5-145 (AB de Villiers, 19.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    UT Yadav4040110.0095111
    M Morkel403408.50116000
    SP Narine401714.25141000
    R Vinay Kumar402626.5072010
    JH Kallis402616.50104000

Match Details

Toss

Royal Challengers Bangalore , elected to field first

Player of the match

Season

Hours of play (local time)

18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.05, Second Session 20.05-21.30

Match days

24 April 2014 - night match (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Match Referee

Points

Kolkata Knight Riders 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0

Match Notes

Deft Defence

2

Number of times KKR have now defended a score of 150 or less against RCB

Unconquered AB

4

Number of times AB de Villiers has remained not out in his last seven IPL innings

Foreign Flavour

5

Number of overseas players among the top six leading run-getters this season (Maxwell, Smith, Duminy, Pandey, Kallis & Miller)

Just Starts

35

Virat Kohli’s highest score against KKR in 11 innings

No Success

0

Number of times Sunil Narine has dismissed Kohli, Yuvraj or AB de Villiers in the IPL

Machine Malfunction

16

Virat Kohli’s average against KKR – his worst against any team in the IPL. His strike-rate against them is also a below par 104

Comfortable Chase

3

The number of games RCB have lost while chasing a total of 150 or less in the IPL (in 20 attempts)

Fighting Chance

1

Number of times KKR have successfully defended 150 or less against RCB in three previous attempts (they defended 129 in 2008)

Productive Parthiv

6

Number of times Parthiv Patel has scored more than 25 in his last eight IPL innings (five of those six innings were in excess of 35)

High Hopes

6

Number of times KKR have successfully defended a score of 150 or less in the IPL (in 22 attempts)

Rolling Robin

13

Number of times Robin Uthappa has entered double figures in his last 15 IPL innings

Late Leaks

10.78

Varun Aaron's economy rate while bowling in the last five overs of an innings in the IPL

Aiming for Par

148

The score that KKR will reach if they make their average score for the last five overs of an innings in the IPL (42 – the same as their average score for the Powerplay)

Lashing Lynn

66.66

Chris Lynn’s strike rate in the only IPL match he had played before today (6 off 9 for Deccan v Rajasthan). His strike rate today was 145.16