Result
29th match (N), Kolkata, May 8 2008, Indian Premier League
(16/16 ov)
129/7
(16/16 ov, target 130)
124/4
KKR won by 5 runs
Player Of The Match
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings (16 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Chopra lbw b Steyn25-0040.00
BJ Hodge c Vinay Kumar b Khan1011-2090.90
SC Ganguly (c)run out (White)2022-2090.90
DJ Hussey run out (Steyn/†Boucher)2612-13216.66
T Taibu c †Boucher b Steyn1512-20125.00
LR Shukla  b Steyn119-20122.22
WP Saha not out1710-11170.00
M Kartik c & b Kumar1713-20130.76
Umar Gul not out62-01300.00
Extras(lb 3, w 2)5
TOTAL(16 Ov, RR: 8.06)129/7
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Aakash Chopra, 2.1 ov), 2-20 (Brad Hodge, 3.3 ov), 3-46 (Sourav Ganguly, 7.3 ov), 4-64 (David Hussey, 8.6 ov), 5-80 (Tatenda Taibu, 11.2 ov), 6-88 (Laxmi Shukla, 11.5 ov), 7-122 (Murali Kartik, 15.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn402736.75114010
Z Khan302719.0073010
P Kumar3036112.0073300
R Vinay Kumar301505.0081000
A Kumble302107.00101200
Royal Challengers Bangalore Innings (target: 130 runs from 16 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Arunkumar run out (Hodge)2217-50129.41
S Chanderpaul c Kartik b Sharma711-1063.63
MV Boucher not out5040-51125.00
R Dravid (c) b Ganguly511-0045.45
CL White run out (Kartik)3016-31187.50
P Kumar not out42-10200.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL(16 Ov, RR: 7.75)124/4
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 3.3 ov), 2-32 (Jagadeesh Arunkumar, 4.5 ov), 3-51 (Rahul Dravid, 9.1 ov), 4-96 (Cameron White, 14.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AB Dinda302006.6683010
I Sharma402516.25103000
Umar Gul3030010.0075011
SC Ganguly30712.33110000
M Kartik2024012.0033100
LR Shukla1015015.0001100
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossKolkata Knight Riders , elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League 2008
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00
Match days8 May 2008 - night match (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Aakash Chopra
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Ian Howell
TV Umpire
Billy Doctrove
Match Referee
Farokh Engineer
PointsKolkata Knight Riders 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0
MATCH NOTES
Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (51 balls), Extras 2
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 13.5 overs (85 balls), Extras 4
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 129/7 in 16.0 overs (WP Saha 17, Umar Gul 6)
Royal Challengers Bangalore innings
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 50 runs in 8.6 overs (56 balls), Extras 5
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (89 balls), Extras 6
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 40 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)