Kolkata vs Delhi
Delhi win by 4 wickets
Delhi register their first win after chasing down 166, good knocks from Karthik and Duminy seal the win.
Over 19.3 - DD 167/6 (Duminy 52, Coulter-Nile 0)
Chawla to bowl the last over, Neesham is beaten by the wrong'un first up. WICKET! Neesham hits it straight to deep midwicket and Pathan takes the catch, Chawla picks up a crucial wicket. Delhi need 6 runs. Duminy hits the next ball for a six, ends the match and gets to his 50. Good knock from him and Karthik to take Delhi to victory.
Over 19 - DD 161/5 (Duminy 46, Neesham 8)
Narine comes back to bowl his final over, a couple of dots and then Neesham takes a single. A leg bye brings Neesham back on strike. Three leg byes to end the over, Delhi need 6 from the last over.
Over 18 - DD 156/5 (Duminy 46, Neesham 7)
Kallis saves a boundary at third man as Duminy guides it there, Morkel into his final over. Four, Duminy hits it cleanly over mid-off for four. A wide and then Duminy hits Morkel for a six over deep square leg. Six, another one from Duminy who walks across his stumps and hits it over square leg. A couple of runs to end a big over for Delhi, they need 11 from 12 balls.
Over 17 - DD 135/5 (Duminy 26, Neesham 7)
Neesham comes in to bat, he can send the ball a long way. Chawla starts his second over, a couple of singles and then Neesham smashes it over long-off and into the crowd for a six. Eight from the over.
Over 16 - DD 127/5 (Duminy 25)
Morkel comes back into the attack, Tiwary takes a couple of runs and then a single to bring Duminy on strike. WICKET! Tiwary falls and Morkel strikes, Narine at third man takes the catch and Delhi need 40 more from 4 overs.
Over 15 - DD 123/4 (Tiwary 5, Duminy 24)
Narine into his third over, Duminy reverse sweeps it for a single. WICKET! Karthik falls and Narine claims a big wicket, the Delhi captain trapped in front of his stumps playing a reverse paddle sweep. Manoj Tiwary is the new man in, and he starts with a boundary to Narine, it was an outside edge that ran away to the fence. A single and a dot to end the over, 44 needed from 30 for Delhi to win.
Over 14 - DD 117/3 (Karthik 56, Duminy 23)
Shakib starts his third over, spin from both ends for KKR. Duminy hits the first ball to long-off for a single. Karthik brings his 50 up in style, walks out of the crease and hits it through deep extra cover for four. A couple of runs and then a single to Karthik. Duminy hits it straight to long off and Morkel lets it go through his fingers to the boundary for four. A single to end an expensive over.
Over 13 - DD 104/3 (Karthik 49, Duminy 17)
A couple of singles and then Duminy works the ball on the leg side in front of square leg for a couple of runs. Another single and then a couple of runs to end the Narine over. This pair is playing him carefully and rightly so. The asking rate is exactly 9 per over.
Over 12 - DD 97/3 (Karthik 46, Duminy 13)
Vinay Kumar comes back to bowl his last over, four singles from the first four balls and the asking rate reaches 9 per over. Duminy releases the pressure with a boundary, he scoops it over the keeper for four. A single to end the over.
Over 11 - DD 88/3 (Karthik 44, Duminy 6)
Narine is introduced into the attack, four singles from his over. The asking rate climbs to 8.77 per over.
Over 10 - DD 84/3 (Karthik 42, Duminy 4)
A couple of singles to start the over as Piyush Chawla comes into the attack. Six, Karthik clears deep square leg for a six. Four more, the Delhi captain cuts it behind point for four. A single to end the over. Karthik moves on to 42 and Delhi are 84 for 3 after 10 overs.
Over 9 - DD 71/3 (Karthik 30, Duminy 3)
Five singles from the over, another tight one from Kallis. The required rate jumps to 8.72 per over.
Over 8 - DD 66/3 (Karthik 28, Duminy 1)
Shakib starts his second over, three singles from the first three balls. A wide down leg and then a single to end the over.
Over 7 - DD 60/3 (Karthik 25)
Kallis comes into the attack, Karthik tucks the first ball to fine leg for four. A couple of dots and then Karthik top edges it over fine leg for a six, it went over Morkel's head, which means it was a healthy top edge. A single and then WICKET! Kallis strikes in his first over, Delhi lose their third wicket, Taylor is bowled by Kallis.
Over 6 - DD 49/2 (Karthik 14, Taylor 6)
Shakib comes into the attack, Taylor takes a single from the first ball to give the strike to Karthik. A couple of singles and then Taylor slog sweeps the spinner over deep square leg for four. Six runs from the over.
Over 5 - DD 43/2 (Karthik 13, Taylor 1)
Taylor comes out to bat, Vinay Kumar starts his third over. A couple of runs from the first ball and then just two singles from the over.
Over 4 - DD 39/2 (Karthik 10)
Agarwal hits the first ball cleanly over mid-off for four, Morkel under pressure. Then he moves across his stumps and hits it to fine leg for a couple of runs. Agarwal tries to pull the ball but is hurried into the shot, he manages to clear square leg in the end for a couple of runs. WICKET! Morne gets a wicket from the last ball, Agarwal tries to clear square leg but the pace is too much for him to handle, Chawla takes a good catch and KKR get their second wicket.
Over 3 - DD 31/1 (Karthik 10, M Agarwal 18)
A couple of runs to start the over, Agarwal hits it to square of third man. Five runs, chaos in the middle, Agarwal wants the run but then he does not, Karthik is committed, the overthrow goes all the way to the boundary. A couple of singles, and then Karthik drives Vinay Kumar through cover for four.
Over 2 - DD 18/1 (Karthik 5, M Agarwal 10)
Morne Morkel bowls to Dinesh Karthik who is the new batsman. Morkel starts with a wide and the keeper does well to get a glove to it and keep the extras to a single. Karthik lifts it through the covers for four, good shot from him against the pace of Morkel. A single to end the over.
Over 1 - DD 10/1 (Karthik 0, M Agarwal 9)
Agarwal gets it on his toes and hits it through the leg side for four. Four more, Vinay Kumar bowls it on his pads and Agarwal hits it through midwicket for four. WICKET! A run out, there is a direct hit and Vijay has to go. KKR strike in their first over.
Over 20 - KKR 166/5 (Shakib 30, Yadav 8)
Last over of the innings and Coulter-Nile will bowl it. He starts the over with a wide, Pathan takes a single from the next ball. Shakib squeezes the ball on the off side for a single. WICKET! bowled him, Yusuf is bowled by Coulter-Nile with two balls left. A no ball from Coulter-Nile and Yadav reverse sweeps it for four. The extra ball goes for four more, spoiling a good over and KKR end on 166 for 5.
Over 19 - KKR 154/4 (Shakib 29, Y Pathan 10)
Shami comes back into the attack, Shakib laps it over the keeper for four. A single and then Pathan gets a couple of runs. Three singles from the last three balls. KKR go past 150.
Over 18 - KKR 144/4 (Shakib 23, Y Pathan 6)
Yusuf Pathan walks out to bat, starts with a boundary through midwicket, beating Duminy who puts in an unsuccessful dive. A couple of singles as Coulter-Nile comes back into the attack to bowl his third over. Shakib swipes it to deep backward square leg for four, and a single to end the over. Two overs remaining, and this is turning into a good score.
Over 17 - KKR 132/4 (Shakib 17)
A couple of singles to start the over, and Uthappa hits the third ball to backward point for four. A couple of singles and then WICKET! Unadkat gets a wicket, and Uthappa pulls it straight to Taylor at deep midwicket.
Over 16 - KKR 124/3 (Uthappa 49, Shakib 15)
Duminy continues to Shakib, who takes a single from the first ball. Uthappa sweeps the second ball from his pads to the fine leg boundary. Four more, another boundary to deep square leg for Uthappa. Three singles to end the over.
Over 15 - KKR 112/3 (Uthappa 39, Shakib 13)
Neesham returns into the attack, Shakib takes a single from the first ball. Uthappa bends one knee and hits it over long-off for a six. Four more, Uthappa swings and swings it through deep square leg for four. A couple of singles makes it 13 runs from the over.
Over 14 - KKR 99/3 (Uthappa 28, Shakib 11)
Duminy starts his second over, three singles from the start of the over and then, Shakib hits it through extra cover for a couple of runs. Kolkata 99 for 3.
Over 13 - KKR 93/3 (Uthappa 26, Shakib 7)
Four, Uthappa wants a single and then he is halfway down the pitch and overthrows giveaway four runs. A single and then Shakib hits Nadeem for a six over deep midwicket. The run rate is 7.05.
Over 12 - KKR 82/3 (Uthappa 21, Shakib 1)
Duminy comes into the attack, a couple of singles and then Uthappa reverse sweeps it through short third man for four. A single to end the over.
Over 11 - KKR 75/3 (Uthappa 14, Shakib 0)
Nadeem starts his second over, Pandey hits it to extra cover for a couple of runs. A couple of runs and then Pandey swings it in front of square for four. Four more, Pandey hits it over square leg for four more. WICKET! Nadeem strikes, Pandey is bowled and Delhi get a big wicket.
Over 10 - KKR 63/2 (Uthappa 14, Pandey 37)
Unadkat starts the 10th over, Pandey pushes the ball to the deep midwicket region for a couple of runs. A couple of singles and then Pandey hits the fuller ball between long-on and long-off for a couple of runs. A single to end the over.
Over 9 - KKR 56/2 (Uthappa 13, Pandey 31)
Nadeem starts after the timeout, Uthappa pushes it through midwicket for a couple of runs. Four singles to end the over.
Over 8 - KKR 50/2 (Uthappa 9, Pandey 29)
Unadkat starts his second, dropped, Uthappa is dropped at short midwicket, it was too high for Taylor to get there. Six singles from the over, KKR bring up their 50 in 8 overs.
Over 7 - KKR 44/2 (Uthappa 6, Pandey 26)
Jimmy Neesham comes into the attack for Delhi, and starts with a wide. Four, short again and Pandey pulls it through deep midwicket for four more. A couple of singles and then Pandey smashes it through extra cover for four more. A wide from Neesham, this has been a problem with Delhi bowlers today. A single to end the over.
Over 6 - KKR 31/2 (Uthappa 5, Pandey 16)
Unadkat is the first bowling change from Delhi, he replaces Coulter-Nile. Four singles from the over, KKR 31 for 2 after the power play.
Over 5 - KKR 27/2 (Uthappa 3, Pandey 14)
Shami starts his third over, three singles from the first three balls. Pandey connects and hits it over deep midwicket for four. A couple more for Pandey through the midwicket region and Kolkata are 27 for 2 after 5 overs.
Over 4 - KKR 18/2 (Uthappa 1, Pandey 7)
Coulter-Nile starts his second over, four dots to start the over and then a couple of singles from it. Uthappa gets off the mark.
Over 3 - KKR 16/2 (Uthappa 0, Pandey 6)
A couple of wides from Shami and then Pandey eases it through extra cover for a couple of runs. Five runs in total from the over, another decent one from Shami.
Over 2 - KKR 11/2 (Uthappa 0, Pandey 3)
Coulter-Nile starts from the other end, Pandey takes a single from the second ball. WICKET! The plan has worked, Duminy at leg slip takes the catch as Gambhir tucks it to him and Delhi have their second wicket. KKR lose both their openers early and Uthappa comes out to bat. Just one run from the over.
Over 1 - KKR 10/1 (Gambhir 0, Pandey 2)
Gambhir and Kallis to open for KKR, Shami to start with the ball for Delhi. He starts off with a wide. WICKET! Shami strikes, Delhi strike, Kallis is caught at widish slip by Taylor and KKR lose their first wicket. Pandey walks out to bat, five wides, and the dive from the keeper can't stop the ball. Pandey hits the ball and beats the point fielder to get a couple of runs. Another wide from Shami, 10 from the first over.
KKR win the toss and will bat first.
Hello and welcome to our over-by-over commentary on the Delhi versus Kolkata game. Delhi are searching for their first points while Kolkata have proved they have a varied bowling attack and the ability to win.
- 19th Apr 2014
- Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat.
- Dubai International Cricket Stadium
- A S Dar, V A Kulkarni
- TV Umpire
- A K Chaudhary
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Srinivasan
delhi BATTING CARD
|M. Vijay||run out (Pandey)||0|
|M.A. Agarwal||c Chawla b Morkel||26|
|D.K. Karthik||lbw Narine||56|
|L.R.P.L. Taylor||b Kallis||6|
|J.P. Duminy||Not out||52|
|M.K. Tiwary||c Narine b Morkel||8|
|J.D.S. Neesham||c Pathan b Chawla||8|
|Total||19.3 Overs||167 - 6|