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
Sourav Ganguly
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders INNINGS (16 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Aakash Chopra lbw b Steyn25-0040.00
Brad Hodge c Vinay Kumar b Khan1011-2090.90
Sourav Ganguly (c)run out (White)2022-2090.90
David Hussey run out (Steyn/†Boucher)2612-13216.66
Tatenda Taibu c †Boucher b Steyn1512-20125.00
Laxmi Shukla  b Steyn119-20122.22
Wriddhiman Saha not out 1710-11170.00
Murali Kartik c & b Kumar1713-20130.76
Umar Gul not out 62-01300.00
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
Dale Steyn402736.75114010
Zaheer Khan302719.0073010
Praveen Kumar3036112.0073300
Vinay Kumar301505.0081000
Anil Kumble302107.00101200
Royal Challengers Bangalore INNINGS (target: 130 runs from 16 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jagadeesh Arunkumar run out (Hodge)2217-50129.41
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Kartik b Sharma711-1063.63
Mark Boucher not out 5040-51125.00
Rahul Dravid (c) b Ganguly511-0045.45
Cameron White run out (Kartik)3016-31187.50
Praveen Kumar not out 42-10200.00
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
Ashok Dinda302006.6683010
Ishant Sharma402516.25103000
Umar Gul3030010.0075011
Sourav Ganguly30712.33110000
Murali Kartik2024012.0033100
Laxmi Shukla1015015.0001100
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossKolkata Knight Riders, elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly
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(20-over match)
T20 debut
Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra
Umpires
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Asad Rauf
South Africa Image
Ian Howell
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Billy Doctrove
Match Referee
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Farokh Engineer
PointsKolkata Knight Riders 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 41 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (49 balls), Extras 2
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 13.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 4
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 129/7 in 16.0 overs (WP Saha 17, Umar Gul 6)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 35 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 50 runs in 8.6 overs (54 balls), Extras 5
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 6
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 40 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)