Manish picks a double here as Kolkata Knight Riders win by 4 wickets with one ball to spare. Brilliant innings under pressure from Manish Pandey. Remains unbeaten on 69 off just 49 balls. Super thriller this one and credit to Mishra as well for bowling well.
MAXIMUM! Manish does it again. A brilliant straight hit over the head of the long-on fielder as KKR now need 2 off 2 balls.
Sunil Narine out in the middle with KKR needing 9 off 4 balls. Mishra has bowled two dot balls here with a wicket off the second ball.
WICKET! Dot of the first ball and then another flighted one that Woakes misses and Pant does the job behind the wicket. Brilliant stumping here as Kolkata lose a wicket. Woakes goes for 3. KKR's score reads 160/6
Mishra to bowl the last over here for Delhi with KKR needing 9 runs to win this one. 5 wickets in the bag
Good over from Morris here, just 7 runs from the first 5 balls. Needs to bowl a good last ball to keep DD in the game. KKR's score reads 160/5
BRILLIANT effort from Samson. That was all the way over the ropes till Samson decided to fly and flick the ball in before falling over. Manish gets just 2 out of what looked like a six. KKR's score reads 156/5
Kolkata's score reads 153/5 after 18 overs. KKR need 16 off the last 12 balls with Manish still at the crease and has Woakes for company. This should not be difficult.
WICKET! Suryakumar throws his wicket away again. Cummins bowls that up and Suryakumar hits that at Zaheer. The bat flipped in the hand as Suryakumar has to walk back. KKR's score reads 152/5
Cummins bowls a wide at this stage. This was completely uncalled for as Delhi Daredevils need to save every run here
Manish and Suryakumar happily picking the singles as they know they do not need to do anything over the top. KKR's score reads 147/4 after 17 overs. Kolkata need 22 runs off 18 balls
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50 up for Manish. The good run continues for him and that is a quality knock there under pressure. KKR's score reads 141/4. Need 28 off 25 balls.
Another good over for KKR as Pandey finishes with a boundary off the last ball. KKR's score reads 135/4, needing 34 off 5 overs
WICKET! Morris gets the better of Yusuf as he walks back after hitting 59. That was a mishit and the top-edge was picked by the bowler himself. Zaheer joins in the celebration as KKR's score reads 131/4
Morris full on Yusuf's leg stump and he will not miss that one. Guides that past the short fine-leg fielder to pick 4 more runs. KKR's score reads 131/3
Manish and Yusuf have batted really well here to take the game away from the Daredevils. That has been a very intelligent partnership as KKR's score reads 127/3 after 14.3 overs
Zaheer bowls this down the leg side and four more runs for KKR as Manish misses the flick and the ball deflects off the pad. This is ending in an easy chase for the Knights. KKR's score reads 125/3 after 14 overs. They need 44 off 6 overs
50 up for Yusuf with a six. That was a full toss from Zaheer and Yusuf just used the long handle to send it over the long-on fence. This is a quality innings from the Pathan. KKR's score reads 118/3
FOR THE RECORD: 88* between Manish and Yusuf is the highest 4th wicket partnership in this IPL.
Great running by Manish and Yusuf as the former hits that towards deep mid-wicket. They are picking the singles and timely boundaries to keep the required run-rate under check. KKR's score reads 109/3 in the 13th over
MAXIMUM! That is over the square-leg boundary as Manish walks down the track and flicks Mathews over square leg. KKR's score reads 106/3
100 up for KKR. Yusuf and Manish are going well here after the loss of the first three wickets. KKR need 69 runs from 47 balls and that is gettable.
FOR THE RECORD: 29* Manish Pandey now completes 2000 runs in IPL.
Mathews into the bowling attack and first ball traps Yusuf on the legs and goes for a huge appeal, but the umpire is not interested. The batsman have completed a single. KKR's score reads 89/3
Yusuf ends the over with a boundary. Slices that past Pant and that was intentional. KKR's score reads 88/3 after 10 overs with 13 runs coming from the Shami over
5 runs for KKR here as Shami bowls that wide and Pant cannot collect that one down the leg side. Shami is not too pleased with the effort. KKR's score reads 84/3
Yusuf joins in the party and gets a boundary as 14 runs come from the Mishra over. That is a tad bit expensive as KKR's score reads 75/3 after 9 overs. KKR need 94 from 66 balls. Required run-rate of 8.54
MAXIMUM! Manish jumps down the track and sends Mishra into the long-on stands. That was a beautiful shot and clearly comes from a batsman in good form. KKR's score reads 69/3
MAXIMUM! Shami bowls on the legs of Yusuf and the batsman sends it into the mid-wicket boundary, That was hit one-handed as one of the hands came out. KKR's score reads 61/3
Kolkata Knight Riders would look to consolidate their position when they clash with an equally confident Delhi Daredevils in what promises to be a thrilling IPL encounter.
Having started their campaign on a high against Gujarat Lions, KKR lost to Mumbai Indians before making a strong comeback with back-to-back wins at home against Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad.