41st match (D/N), Eden Gardens, May 18, 2008, Indian Premier League

Super Kings won by 3 runs (D/L method)

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KKR Innings
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Kolkata Knight Riders  (20 ovs maximum)
Salman Butt lbw b Balaji7354-101135.18
Mohammad Hafeez c Gony b Ntini66-10100.00
Sourav Ganguly (c) b Ntini28-0025.00
Debabrata Das  b Ntini2732-1284.37
David Hussey  b Ntini01-000.00
Laxmi Shukla not out 1311-20118.18
Wriddhiman Saha not out 159-10166.66
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 1, w 3)13
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.45)149/5
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Mohammad Hafeez, 2.2 ov), 2-28 (Sourav Ganguly, 4.6 ov), 3-114 (Debabrata Das, 16.1 ov), 4-114 (David Hussey, 16.2 ov), 5-122 (Salman Butt, 17.2 ov)
Makhaya Ntini402145.25174001
2.2 to Mohammad Hafeez, Nitini slides down the legside, he shuffles across and flicks it uppishly down to fine leg, he times it a little too well and places it straight to Gony who takes it comfortably. 14/1
4.6 to SC Ganguly, timber! Ntini switches to over the wicket for Ganguly and fires it on a good length on middle stump line, Ganguly exposes all his stumps to cream it over the infield but plays far too early, the middle stump is flattened and the stump microphone is a mess. 28/2
16.1 to DB Das, Timely bowling change for Chennai! Delivers from wide of the crease and fires a low full toss, Das makes room to scoop it over mid-off but is beaten for pace, the ball takes out the legstump and sends it back by a few yards. 114/3
16.2 to DJ Hussey, timber and that;s two in two! Ntini gets it to angle in to the right hander, that's his stock delivery, Hussey is a little lazy to move across and cover the line and the ball skids through and hits the top of offstump, the stump goes for a tumble. 114/4
Manpreet Gony401704.25142000
Muthiah Muralidaran4041010.2593300
Lakshmipathy Balaji403619.0044020
17.2 to Salman Butt, he attempts a premeditated paddle scoop and exposes all three stumps, he misses the stroke and meets the ball flush on the pads in front of middle, easy decision for Jayaprakash. 122/5
Albie Morkel402506.25102010
Chennai Super Kings  (T: 53 runs from 8 ovs)
Parthiv Patel not out 1928-2067.85
Stephen Fleming not out 3220-60160.00
Extras(lb 1, w 3)4
TOTAL8 Ov (RR: 6.87)55
Shoaib Akhtar201407.0072020
Ishant Sharma201608.0053000
Ashok Dinda201005.0051000
Ajit Agarkar201407.0052010
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  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 35 runs, 2 wickets)
  • PA Patel took over as wicket-keeper at (5/0), MS Dhoni left the field injured
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 8.4 overs (53 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (Salman Butt 28, DB Das 23, Ex 4)
  • Salman Butt: 50 off 44 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 14.6 overs (91 balls), Extras 10
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 149/5 in 20.0 overs (LR Shukla 13, WP Saha 15)
  • Chennai Super Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 7.2 overs (44 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (PA Patel 18, SP Fleming 28, Ex 4)
  • Bad Weather: Chennai Super Kings - 55/0 in 8.0 overs (PA Patel 19, SP Fleming 32)
  • Rain: Chennai Super Kings - 55/0 in 8.0 overs (PA Patel 19, SP Fleming 32)
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossKolkata Knight Riders, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Super Kings
Makhaya Ntini
Hours of play (local time)16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.20, Interval 17.20-17.40, Second Session 17.40-19.00
Match days18 May 2008 - daynight (20-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsChennai Super Kings 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0
Win Probability
CSK 100%
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Over 8 • CSK 55/0

Super Kings won by 3 runs (D/L method)
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