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KKR vs DD - IPL 2018 highlights: Kolkata beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs


Catch the latest updates and analysis from Eden Gardens, where hosts Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are taking on the Gautam Gambhir's Delhi Daredevils (DD).

Here's a wrap of the updates of match 13 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. 
Brief summary:
Delhi Daredevils won the toss and decided to bowl

KKR score 200 for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs

In reply Delhi are bowled out for 129 in 14.2 overs.

23:45 Nitish Rana awarded Man of the Match

23:29 Kolkata Knight Riders win by 71 runs

Kolkata spinners Sunil Narine (3-18) and Kuldeep Yadav (3-32) hastened Delhi’s downfall claiming a wicket each in the 14th and 15th overs to seal an emphatic 71-run victory at the Eden Gardens.

Narine dismissed Mohammad Shami after the batsman miscued a big hit and popped a catch to Andre Russell at midwicket and then Yadav gobbled last man Trent Boult with a chinaman that the batsman chipped back to the bowler.

Delhi were bowled out for 129 in 14.2 overs with the last six wickets falling for 43 runs in just 5.5 overs.

23:22 KKR bowlers do a wonderful job as DD are bowled out for 129

23:21 Kuldeep Yadav strikes to clean out Delhi line up

23:18 KKR need just 1 more wicket to seal the game

23:16 Wicket! Andre Russel takes another catch as Sunil Narine gets rid of Mohammed Shami

23:11 At the end of 13 over Delhi are 125 for 8

23:07 Delhi falter as Narin gets 2 more

Delhi have lost 8 wickets as Sunil Narine struck twice in the 12th over, with the visitors now staring at defeat at the Eden Gardens.

23:05 Analysis: Delhi's fifth wicket falls

Despite staying in tune with the required run rate, the fall of wickets hampered Delhi’s progress.

After 10 overs, Delhi had lost half the side with Rahul Tewatia the fifth batsman to get out, slicing a wide Tom Curran delivery into Andre Russell’s hands at extra cover.

Glen Maxwell was the only power-hitter left to see the side through and he was batting on 33 off 17 balls with Delhi on 99.

23:00 Kuldeep provides the breakthrough

Rishabh Pant appeared to be taking the game away from Kolkata when Kuldeep Yadav stepped up to dismiss him and end a flourishing Delhi partnership.

Trying to smash a short delivery, the left-handed Pant drilled it straight into the hands of deep midwicket fielder Piyush Chawla’s hands.

Pant’s (43 off 26 balls) dismissal also ended a 62-run alliance with Glen Maxwell (25 not out) for the fourth wicket that came off 5.3 overs.

After 10 overs, Delhi were 99 for 5, needing another 111 runs in 11 overs for victory.

22:55 Out! Another one bites the dust

Tom Curran gets Rahul Tewatia, as Andre Russel takes a clean catch. After 9.3 overs, Delhi are 97 for the loss of 5 wickets.

22.50 Wicket! Rishabh Pant departs

A wonderful knock comes to an end as Pant fired 43 off 26 balls to bring the Delhi side back on track.

22:44 Pant leads Delhi's chase

Rishabh Pant hit two back to back boundaries off Sunil Narine to deny the Kolkata off-spinner any early advantage as 11 runs were scored in his first over.

He was also severe on Piyush Chawla in the next over smashing a six over cover and followed it up with a four past point as Delhi gathered 13 runs from that over.

After seven overs, Delhi were 67 for three with Pant on a fluent 38 off 22 balls that included six fours and a six.

22:39 7 overs gone Daredevils are 69-3

22:30 Pant, Maxwell step scoring rate

Rishabh Pant hit two fours and Glen Maxwell added one more as Delhi tried to wrest the initiative from Kolkata by stepping up the scoring rate.

Off Andre Russell’s second over, the innings’ fourth, 14 runs were scored, as Delhi sped to 38-3. Pant was on 16 off 9 balls and Maxwell on 4.

22:20 Wicket! Shivam Mavi nails Gambhir

Young Shivam Mavi, who clocked speeds of over 140kmph, got his first wicket when he bowled Kolkata captain Gautam Gambhir.
Trying to cut the young pacer , Gambhir (8) inside edged the ball onto his stumps.
After three overs, Delhi were reeling at 24 for 3.
DD skipper Gautam Gambhir walks back to the pavilion. Mavi gets rid of the danger man, who plays it on to the stumps. KKR are on top at the moment.


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