Match Day

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Andre Russell lifts Kolkata to an easy win over Delhi

Andre Russell made the most of a greenish Eden Garden's pitch to claim three early wickets that helped Kolkata comfortably beat Delhi by a nine-wicket margin in their opening encounter of the Indian Twenty20 League on Sunday.

318dNagraj Gollapudi in Kolkata

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Emphatic win


Balls left when KKR knocked off the winning runs, their second-largest margin of win in the IPL, by balls remaining

Solid opening


Partnership runs for the first wicket between Gambhir and Uthappa in the IPL. Only Hussey-Vijay (1360 for CSK) have more

Uthappa joins 3000-run club


Batsmen who have made 3000-plus runs in the IPL; Robin Uthappa has become the latest to join this list today

Dismal Daredevils


Instances of Daredevils being bowled out for less than 100 in the IPL, the highest among all teams. Royals are next with 4

Hogging the limelight


Brad Hogg's figures today, his second-best in the IPL; his best is 4 for 29 v CSK last year

Russell flying high


Instances of Russell taking more than 2 wickets in an IPL game. The only previous instance was 3 for 32 v Royals in 2015

Poor Powerplay


Number of times Delhi Daredevils have lost four or more wickets in the Powerplays in the IPL; the last such instance before today was in 2013

Hoping for a turnaround


Delhi Daredevils' win-loss record in the last three IPL seasons. Last year they had a 5-8 record

KKR's Eden


KKR's win-loss record in their last 12 matches at Eden Gardens. Their only defeat was against RCB in 2015