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Tournament of spills?

Kolkata Knight Riders lead the missed chances charts, IPL 2017 ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab

Shikhar Dhawan drops Manan Vohra off Bhuvneshwar Kumar in 17th over
Kings XI, having looked out of the game, had recovered and now needed 29 to win off 21 balls with three wickets in hand. Manan Vohra had single-handedly revived them and was on 83. He punched a back-of-a-length ball from Bhuvneshwar Kumar to sweeper cover's left, and Shikhar Dhawan ran, took the catch and then hit the deck. His captain, David Warner, was celebrating, but when Dhawan got up, everyone realised he had dropped the ball when he tumbled.

Impact: Vohra got 11 runs in the next over to give Kings XI the advantage, before Bhuvneshwar trapped him lbw and won the game for Sunrisers.

Mohammad Nabi drops Manan Vohra off Moises Henriques in 14th over
When Vohra was on 45, Mohammad Nabi nearly pulled of a stunning catch to dismiss him. Vohra tried to ramp one over short third man, and Nabi lept and stuck his right hand out. He managed to get his fingers to the ball, but could only manage to parry it.

Impact: Vohra added 50 more and nearly won the match for Kings XI.

Mohammad Nabi drops Axar Patel off his own bowling in 11th over
Nabi dropped a much easier chance earlier in Kings XI's chase of 160. Axar Patel pushed one lazily back to him, but Nabi missed the chance to dismiss Axar for a duck.

Impact: Axar scored just seven runs before being dismissed.

Eoin Morgan drops David Warner off Sandeep Sharma in 20th over
David Warner was looking to take Sunrisers' total past 150 in the final over of their innings and hit a low full toss in long-off's direction. The ball was above Eoin Morgan's head, but he should have caught it after getting both hands to it. It went straight through and over the rope for six.

Impact: Those six runs proved crucial as Sunrisers won by five.

Mohit Sharma drops Naman Ojha off KC Cariappa in 11th over
Naman Ojha was still on 2 when he mistimed an attempted sweep and sent the ball looping towards deep square leg. Mohit Sharma had to run a fair bit to his right, but ended up over-running the ball and didn't even get his hands to the chance. The ball landed behind him as he lost his footing and fell over.

Impact: The missed chance cost Kings XI 32 runs as Ojha scored an important 34 off 20 balls.

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders

Gautam Gambhir drops Chris Morris off Nathan Coulter-Nile in 19th over
In an excellent over from Nathan Coulter-Nile, Morris misread a slower ball and lobbed one to cover, but Gambhir put down a sitter to give Morris his second life in the space of three balls.

Impact: Morris struck two boundaries in the last over to push Daredevils' score to 168.

Umesh Yadav drops Chris Morris off Nathan Coulter-Nile in 19th over

Morris top-edged a pull, and Umesh, running in from long off, saw the ball hit his wrist and pop out.

Impact: Morris added 11 important runs to his score, which could have been crucial in a tight game, but Knight Riders ended up winners.

Robin Uthappa drops Karun Nair off Sunil Narine in 14th over
A knuckle ball from Narine got the outside edge, but the keeper missed a regulation chance.

Impact: Nair added just one more run to his score before being bowled for 26.

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rising Pune Supergiant

Manoj Tiwary drops Virat Kohli off Shardul Thakur in 2nd over
With Rising Pune defending an average total of 161, Shardul Thakur had Kohli, batting on 7, slashing at a short ball outside off and edging to slip, where Tiwary dropped a shoulder-high chance.

Impact: Kohli added another 21 runs to his score, but Rising Pune ended up winning.

Shardul Thakur drops Virat Kohli off his own bowling in 2nd over
Thakur deceived Kohli with a slower one, and he checked his drive, but Thakur could not hold on to a tough return catch. He had to dive low and to his left.

Impact: The ball went for four, and Kohli was put down again next ball.

Mumbai Indians v Gujarat Lions

Jason Roy drops Nitish Rana off Basil Thampi in 2nd over
Defending 176, Lions had a great chance to dismiss the in-form Nitish Rana early when, batting on 9, he skied one to midwicket. Jason Roy got under it, but couldn't hold on.

Impact: Rana went on to score 53 and was declared Man of the Match after Mumbai won.

Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab

Zaheer Khan drops David Miller off Corey Anderson in 12th over
Defending 188, Daredevils had Kings XI in trouble at 80 for 5 and could have put the final nail in the coffin by dismissing David Miller, but his firm drive was put down at cover, where Zaheer dived low to his right and got both hands on the ball.

Impact: Miller added just five more to his total, and Daredevils won.

KC Cariappa drops Corey Anderson off his own bowling in 15th over
Kings XI had restricted Daredevils to 110 for 4 in 15 overs and could have had another when Anderson, batting on 2, punched one straight back, but Cariappa could not get down quick enough to take the sharp chance.

Impact: Anderson added 37 more runs to his score, which proved crucial in Daredevils winning.

Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad

Chris Woakes drops Shikhar Dhawan off Trent Boult in 2nd over
Defending 172, Knight Riders had a chance to take an early wicket, but Woakes put down a hard chance at cover point. Dhawan, batting on 5, had struck the ball cleanly, and Woakes dived to his right, but couldn't hang on to the catch.

Impact: Dhawan hit two fours in the next over and took his score to 23, but Knight Riders defended their total.

Naman Ojha drops Manish Pandey off Bipul Sharma in 10th over
Manish Pandey was batting on 8 and came down the track to spinner Bipul Sharma. He missed an attempted flick, getting a fine inside edge that was put down by the keeper, who also missed the stumping chance.

Impact: Pandey added 38 more to his score, helping Knight Riders reach a winning total.

Gujarat Lions v Rising Pune Supergiant

Imran Tahir drops Aaron Finch off Lockie Ferguson in 18th over
With Lions needing 21 to win off 18 balls, Rising Pune were offered a small glimmer of hope when Finch, batting on 14, flicked one in the air to deep backward square leg, but Tahir reacted late and dropped the chance.

Impact: The ball went for four and Finch got 15 more runs off the over, including two sixes, to finish the match.

Ravindra Jadeja drops Rahul Chahar off Andrew Tye in 20th over
Chahar slogged the final ball of Rising Pune's innings to deep midwicket, where Jadeja put down a sitter.

Impact: The drop only cost Lions two runs, and they won the game.

Ravindra Jadeja drops Manoj Tiwary off his own bowling in 17th over
With Rising Pune 135 for 5, Tiwary, batting on 18, smashed one straight back. The speed of the ball proved too much for Jadeja.

Impact: Tiwary added another 13 runs to his score, but Rising Pune could not reach a winning total.

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians

Jos Buttler drops AB de Villiers off Krunal Pandya in 13th over
With de Villiers still on 7, Mumbai Indians had a chance to get him out early, but Buttler, at long-on, couldn't judge the ball as it swirled in the air after de Villiers mistimed a slog-sweep.

Impact: de Villiers added just 12 more to his score before Krunal dismissed him.

Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab

Robin Uthappa drops Glenn Maxwell off Chris Woakes in 9th over
Maxwell, still on 5, inside-edged a Chris Woakes delivery, and the ball flicked his pad on the way to the keeper, Uthappa, who dived to his left and put down a tough chance.

Impact: Maxwell smashed 16 runs off the next over and added 20 in total to his score.

Sunil Narine drops Manan Vohra off Trent Boult in 3rd over
Manan Vohra had raced to 18 off 10 balls before he top-edged a hook to third man, where Narine dropped a straightforward chance.

Impact: Vohra added another 10 runs to his score. Knight Riders won the game.

Mumbai Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad

Krunal Pandya drops Shikhar Dhawan off Hardik Pandya in 8th over
Krunal put in a dive at mid-off to try to catch Dhawan, who was batting on 21. The ball slipped out of his hand, but seemed to stick in his elbow. He claimed the catch, but the umpires ruled against him.

Impact: Dhawan went on to score 48, but Sunrisers' 158 was not enough.

Rising Pune Supergiant v Delhi Daredevils

Karun Nair drops Ashok Dinda off Zaheer Khan in 15th over
With Daredevils cruising to a big win, Nair nearly took a blinder at slip with Dinda still on 0. But, after diving low to his left at slip and getting his fingers under the ball, he let it touch the turf momentarily.

Impact: The drop had virtually no impact as Dinda scored just 7 and Daredevils won by 97 runs.

Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Mandeep Singh drops Glenn Maxwell off Shane Watson in 12th over
With Kings XI reaching 107 for 2 in chase of 149, Royal Challengers were desperate for a wicket. On 13, Maxwell sliced one to point. Mandeep got his hands in front of his face but watched the ball burst through them.

Impact: Maxwell scored another 30 runs to guide Kings XI to a comfortable win.

Billy Stanlake drops Hashim Amla off Tymal Mills in 6th over

Early wickets were key for Royal Challengers as they tried to defend 148, and Amla, batting on 20, gave them a chance when he mistimed a hook. Stanlake, at fine leg, let the ball slip through his hands and go over the boundary for six.

Impact: Amla ended up with 58 not out as Kings XI won by eight wickets.

Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders

Rishi Dhawan drops Hardik Pandya off Trent Boult in 20th over
Mumbai Indians needed 11 off the last over in a chase of 179, and Knight Riders had already committed a fielding error, a misfield from Suryakumar Yadav allowing a four. With 5 runs needed off 3 balls, Hardik Pandya top-edged a pull, and Rishi Dhawan, on the field as a substitute, ran in from deep square leg but slipped and then couldn't hold on to the catch while diving forward.

Impact: Hardik ran two off the ball and then smashed a four next ball to give Mumbai the win.

Parthiv Patel drops Manish Pandey off Krunal Pandya in 12th over
Krunal Pandya had already taken two wickets to reduce Knight Riders to 82 for 3 and should have had another when he beat Manish Pandey, batting on 14, in the flight and got him to nick one to the keeper, but the ball was travelling quickly and Parthiv's reactions were found wanting.

Impact: After the drop, Pandey scored 67 off 28 balls and got Knight Riders to 178, which was almost enough for a win.

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Gujarat Lions

David Warner drops Suresh Raina off Rashid Khan in 5th over
In the middle of one of the spells of the tournament, Rashid Khan got Suresh Raina to drive away from his body and edge to slip, where David Warner nearly pulled off a stunner diving to his right.

Impact: Rashid got Raina a few overs later, so the drop cost just five runs.

Kings XI Punjab v Rising Pune Supergiant

Dan Christian drops Wriddhiman Saha off Ben Stokes in 5th over
With Kings XI chasing 164, Wriddhiman Saha, on 5, tried to hit one over short cover, where Christian dived to his right and got a hand to it, but couldn't complete the catch.

Impact: Saha added nine more runs to his total, and Kings XI were successful in their chase.

Manan Vohra drops Ajinkya Rahane off Sandeep Sharma in 4th over
Kings XI had a chance to take a second wicket in Rising Pune's Powerplay when Ajinkya Rahane, on 4, got a leading edge that looped towards cover. T Natarajan should have run in to take it from extra cover, but instead Manan Vohra ran backwards from short cover to try to take it and let it slip from his hands as he fell.

Impact: Rahane got another 15 runs, but Rising Pune couldn't amass a big enough total.

Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders

Dwayne Smith drops Chris Lynn off Dhawal Kulkarni in 15th over
For the second time in two balls, Chris Lynn, who had smashed 79 off 37 balls, was dropped. Dwayne Smith dropped the ball when running in from deep square leg.

Impact: Kolkata Knight Riders were just 15 runs from victory at the time of the drop, so it didn't do much except allow Lynn and Gautam Gambhir to complete the IPL's first unbeaten opening partnership.

Brendon McCullum drops Chris Lynn off Dhawal Kulkarni in 15th over
The ball before Smith's miss, Brendon McCullum parried a straight hit by Lynn over the long-off boundary.

Impact: The six made Lynn and Gautam Gambhir's partnership the highest for the first wicket in IPL history.

Yusuf Pathan drops Suresh Raina off Piyush Chawla in 17th over
Having just completed his fifty, Suresh Raina skied a slog sweep to deep midwicket, where Yusuf Pathan tried to take it with his fingers pointing upwards but dropped the regulation chance.

Impact: Raina got another 18 runs and finished unbeaten as Lions scored 183, which wasn't enough in the end.

Kuldeep Yadav drops Suresh Raina off Chris Woakes in 6th over
Raina should not have been allowed to even get to 50. He miscued a pull when on 12, and Kuldeep did the hard work in running backwards from mid-on and getting to the ball, but then spilled it.

Impact: The drop cost Knight Riders 56 runs, but not the game.

Rising Pune Supergiant v Mumbai Indians

Tim Southee drops MS Dhoni off Jasprit Bumrah in 19th over
Rising Pune had 14 runs to win off seven balls, and MS Dhoni hit a full toss straight to long-on. Inexplicably, Tim Southee dropped it, allowing Rising Pune to complete a single.

Impact: Rising Pune got the 13 required off the last over, with Dhoni taking singles off the first and third balls to give Steven Smith the strike.

Nitish Rana drops Steven Smith off Mitchell McClenaghan in 13th over
Steven Smith, batting on 36, was the key to Rising Pune's chase of 185, and offered a chance as he pulled in the air. Nitish Rana ran to his right from deep square leg but couldn't hold on to the catch.

Impact: Smith added 48 to his score and won the game for Rising Pune.

MS Dhoni drops Kieron Pollard off Ashok Dinda in 18th over
With Mumbai Indians 138 for 6, Kieron Pollard edged a yorker, but Dhoni dropped the low chance.

Impact: Pollard added just five more to his score, but a wicket may have given Ashok Dinda a bit of confidence. He went for 30 runs in his next over.

Rajat Bhatia drops Parthiv Patel off Ashok Dinda in 3rd over
Dinda's eventual figures of 4-0-57-0 would have looked a lot better had Rising Pune's fielders given him some support. In his second over, he got Parthiv Patel, batting on 13, to slash one straight to third man, but Rajat Bhatia misjudged the pace of the ball and let it hit his stomach.

Impact: Parthiv added just six runs to his score after the drop.

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Sreenath Aravind drops Yuvraj Singh off Aniket Choudhary in 13th over
Yuvraj had started to attack and was on 26 off 11 balls when he pulled one to deep square leg. Sreenath Aravind attempted to take the chest-high chance with a reverse cup but let it go straight through his palms.

Impact: Yuvraj hit 36 more runs to take Sunrisers to a winning total.