144dThe Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

Kolkata hand Bangalore a pasting

Angelo Mathews starred with the ball before the fireworks from Kolkata Knight Riders openers eased them to two wins in two games

Match Centre

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

JH Kallis
65(52) 7x4 - 1x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 20 runs
  • 2x4 - 1x6
4 8 9 1 17 10 8 8
BJ Hodge
50(45) 7x4 - 0x6
Control %82%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 14 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
2 4 7 10 6 0 7 14

Best performances - Bowlers

AD Mathews
O4
M0
R19
W4
Eco4.75
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
M Kartik
O4
M0
R22
W2
Eco5.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Manoj Tiwary and Brad Hodge set up the win with a fine partnership. The real work, though, was done by the bowlers - Angelo Matthews and Murali Kartik who restricted Bangalore to a low total.

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19.2
1
Kohli to Shah, 1 run, KKR win their second game in a row. Shah square drives the length delivery past point
19.1
0
Kohli to Shah, no run, full in length, pushed straight to mid-on .. dot ball.. Kumble is shouting instructions

END OF OVER:
19 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | KKR: 135/3 (1 run required from 6 balls, RR: 7.10, RRR: 1.00)

  • Owais Shah1 (3b)
  • Cheteshwar Pujara5 (15b)
  • Praveen Kumar4-0-16-1
  • Dale Steyn4-0-38-0
18.6
1
Kumar to Shah, 1 run, slower one, outside off, run down to third man
18.5
0
Kumar to Shah, no run, tries to pull a length delivery from outside off stump, misses and is struck on the pad
18.4
0
Kumar to Shah, no run, shuffles across, the ball cuts in, gets past the poke and hits the pad outside off
18.3
1
Kumar to Pujara, 1 run, charges down the track and edges the intended big hit to the on side

KKR 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st101BJ HodgeMK Tiwary
2nd11SC GangulyBJ Hodge
3rd21SC GangulyCA Pujara
4th3OA ShahCA Pujara