KKR continue winning run
28th April 2017
Skipper Gautam Gambhir (71*) and Robin Uthappa (59) scored fine fifties to help Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets in the Match 32 of the IPL 10 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday.
Put to bat, Zahir Khan led DD managed 160 for 6 playing full quota, with Sanju Samgong remaining the highest scorer, hitting 60 off 38 balls. Among the others, Shreyas Iyer (46), Karun Nair (15) Rishabh Pant (6), Chris Morris (11), Ankit Bawne (12) contributed to the total.
Coming out to bat, Gambhir and Uthappa combined a century partnership for the second wicket as KKR chased down the 161 runs with 22 balls and 7 wickets to spare.
For KKR it was again Nathan Coulter-Nile topped the bowling sheet, taking 3 for 34 in four overs. He was backed by Sunil Narine and Umesh yadav taking one wicket each.
With this win, KKR maintained their top position in the points table with 14 points. This was Delhi's fourth loss on the trot and they languish at the bottom of the table with four points from seven matches.
CAB MEDIA DESK