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IPL 2017, KKR vs DD: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 28, 2017, 7:44 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils Live Cricket Score, Indian Premier League, 2017 Match 32, Eden Gardens, Kolkata 28 April, 2017

Toss won by Kolkata Knight Riders (decided to bowl)

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Gautam Gambhir

Highlights

19:19(IST)

KKR BEAT DD

 

Gautam Gambhir (71* off 52),  Robin Uthappa (59 off 33) power Kolkata Knight Riders to 7-wicket win against Delhi Daredevils 

19:17(IST)

FOUR! Jackson finishes Morris' over in style. He sends him towards backward square leg for a boundary. KKR need 5 off 24 balls

19:16(IST)

FOUR! In the gap. Gambhir plays this beautifully towards long off region. KKR need 10 off 26 balls

19:14(IST)

FOUR! Sheldon Jackson welcomes Chris Morris with a boundary towards deep backward point. Excellent placement from him. KKR need 15 off 28 balls.

19:08(IST)

WICKET!

 

Kagiso Rabada castles Manish Pandey for 5.

 

KKR 139/3, need 22 off 31 balls

19:07(IST)
19:05(IST)

Kagiso Rabada is back into the attack. 

 

KKR need 23 off 35 balls.

19:03(IST)

4000 RUNS for Gautam Gambhir in Indian Premier League

19:03(IST)

FOUR! Another one from Gambhir. He waits till the ends and cuts it beautifully towards deep backward point.KKR 133/2, need 28 off 38

19:02(IST)

FOUR! Fifty-up Gambhir uses the pace and sends Mishra towards fine leg. Brilliant stuff from him.

18:59(IST)

Manish Pandey is the new man at the crease.

18:57(IST)

WICKET!

 

Karun Nair runs out Robin Uthappa for 59.

 

KKR 117/2, need 44 off 46

18:56(IST)

FOUR! Gambhir goes on the backfoot and pulls this towards deep mid wicket. KKR 117/1, need 44 off 47 balls

18:55(IST)

Corey Anderson is back into the attack. Gambhir is on the strike.

18:53(IST)

SIX! Robin Uthappa leans and muscles Amit Mishra between mid wicket and long on. 100-run stand comes up between Uthappa and Gambhir. KKR 112/1, need 49 off 49 balls.

18:51(IST)

Amit Mishra is back into the attack.

18:51(IST)

11 overs gone! Kolkata Knight Riders are 104/1, need 57 off 54 balls.

18:45(IST)

FOUR! Gambhir sends Corey Anderson towards deep square leg boundary. Excellent shot from him. KKR 100/1, need 61 off 61

18:41(IST)

FIFTY! Robin Uthappa brings up his half-century off just 24 balls. 5 FOURS and 3 SIXES for Uthappa so far. What a knock  from him.

18:39(IST)

FOUR! Another one from Uthappa. It was hit with full power. It goes over Mishra's head towards the mid off region. Excellent placement from Uthappa. KKR 93/1, need 68 off 67 balls

18:37(IST)

SIX! Uthappa welcomes the pacer with a huge one. This goes over the mid wicket region. What a shot from the right-hander. KKR 87/1, need 74 off 70.

18:36(IST)

Pat Cummins is back into the attack. 

 

 

18:35(IST)

19 runs off Chris Morris' over. What a batting by Uthappa. 6 - 4 - 6 - That's a summary of the over. KKR 80/1, need 81 off 72 balls

18:33(IST)

MAXIMUM! Uthappa dealing in boundaries here. Just flicks that into the mid-wicket stands. That was a beautiful shot as KKR's score moves to 77/1

18:32(IST)

Now a flick that does not really come off the middle of the bat, but enough to go over the head of mid-wicket and into the boundary. KKR's score reads 71/1

18:31(IST)

MAXIMUM! Uthappa launches into this one from Morris. Just whacks that out of sight into the fine-leg stand. Kolkata's score reads 67/1

18:30(IST)

Vintage Gambhir here as he this time takes the attack to Mishra on the off-side. Gambhir clearly looking to make Mishra pay for the lost chance here. KKR's score reads 61/1 after 7 overs

18:28(IST)

A late-cut now from Uthappa as the ball races into the third-man boundary. That was a delicate shot as Mishra walks back to the bowling mark. KKR's score reads 56/1

18:28(IST)

Gambhir welcomes Mishra to the bowling crease with a  boundary as he steps down the ground and takes it on the full. KKR's score reads 51/1

18:23(IST)

A boundary to rub salt into the wound of Rabada as Uthappa now gets a boundary as the high ball falls wide of mid-on who was running back to take the catch. KKR's score reads 47/1 after 6 overs.

18:23(IST)

A boundary to rub salt into the wound of Rabada as Uthappa now gets a boundary as the high ball falls wide of mid-on who was running back to take the catch. KKR's score reads 47/1 after 6 overs.

IPL 2017, KKR vs DD: As It Happened

Gautam Gambhir. (BCCI Photo)

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A rampaging Kolkata Knight Riders stand in the way of Delhi Daredevils' revival plan as the two teams, with contrasting runs so far, gear up to clash.

There has been no stopping KKR, be it at home or away, inhe 10th season of the cash-rich league.

KKR have 12 points from eight matches at a commanding net run rate of +1.153 while Mumbai Indians, the other form team, have +0.514.

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4 New Zealand 3114 97
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