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Kolkata Knight Riders won by 71 runs
KKR
200/9 - 20/20 ov
DD
129 - 14.2/20 ov
Match 13, Kolkata

Can you imagine how bad that scorecard would look had Maxwell and Pant not found some rhythm? They were the only two to find double figures, with extras tied in third for the top score. It was one of those nights for Delhi, who started so well, but were blown away by Rana and Russell teeing off so majestically. This is a massive win for KKR, not only getting their confidence back, but also upping their net run rate, which as we know could end up proving so crucial. Thanks very much for your company today, and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

MoM: Nitish Rana

Karthik: "We do a bit of planning and the most important thing was the catch from Rana. At the end of the way, a win keeps you happy. Feels good. Touch wood. This is the kind of day you make the moves and they work out. I think the wrist spinners are picked in the IPL for a purpose. They're doing a good job for us, they're top quality spinners. Days you don't win you sleep and wake up with a lot of thoughts. It's something I'm getting used to. You've got to try and separate your batting and captaincy and do the job."

Gambhir: "We've got to give it to KKR. At one stage we thought they wouldn't get 170-175. We tried our level best but it's going to be tough against three quality spinners like theirs. We bowled a lot of balls in Russell's radar. We had plans for him but when he gets going it's tough for the bowlers to execute the plans. We still have ten more games to go, but a lot of work to do."

Kolkata Knight Riders win by 71 runs

End of Over 15 - 1 run, 1 wicket DD 129
Shahbaz Nadeem6* (8b)

Wicket! And that's the end of that chapter! Boult looks to chip this back over Kuldeerp, but doesn't get enough elevation. All over!

14.2 K Yadav to T Boult, WICKET!!! T Boult is out c & b Kuldeep Yadav, 77.73 km/h good length going down leg.
14.1 K Yadav to S Nadeem, one run, 77.0 km/h full length outside off stump.
End of Over 14 - 3 runs, 1 wicket DD 128/9
Trent Boult0* (1b)
Shahbaz Nadeem*5* (7b)
13.6 S Narine to T Boult, no run, 81.72 km/h good length just outside off stump.

Wicket! Nine down! Book a taxi back to the hotel, as this'll be done soon! Shami's no Glenn Maxwell, but still tries to impersonate him. Dances down the track and skews this high into the night sky. Russell's under it in the circle and takes the catch

13.5 S Narine to M Shami, WICKET!!! M Shami is out c Andre Russell b Sunil Narine, 93.07 km/h short length outside off stump.
13.4 S Narine to S Nadeem, one run, 82.37 km/h good length on leg stump.
13.3 S Narine to M Shami, one run, 89.95 km/h short length outside off stump.
13.2 S Narine to S Nadeem, one run, 86.83 km/h short length just outside off stump.
13.1 S Narine to S Nadeem, no run, 84.57 km/h short length going down leg.
End of Over 13 - 7 runs DD 125/8
Mohammed Shami6* (4b 1x4)
Shahbaz Nadeem*3* (4b)

Four! Close! Agricultural tailend batting at its finest. Tries to hoick this over mid-wicket, but it's ended up at the third man boundary

12.6 K Yadav to M Shami, FOUR.
12.5 K Yadav to M Shami, no run, 79.91 km/h good length outside off stump.
12.4 K Yadav to S Nadeem, one run.
12.3 K Yadav to S Nadeem, no run, 75.96 km/h good length on off stump.

Close! Shami's going down swinging! Tries to smash the cartel off of this, but it only goes to mid on. No chance of Chawla running in to take that

12.2 K Yadav to M Shami, one run, 73.66 km/h good length outside off stump.
12.1 K Yadav to S Nadeem, one run, 75.25 km/h full toss on leg stump.
End of Over 12 - 4 runs, 2 wickets DD 118/8
Shahbaz Nadeem*1* (1b)
Mohammed Shami1* (1b)
11.6 S Narine to S Nadeem, one run, 92.29 km/h full length outside off stump.

Review! Narine's a man on a mission. Shankar reviews, but that looks out to me. However, I have got it wrong several times before! Turn on offer and it beats Shankar's inside edge. All down to ball tracking, as that looks in line. Three reds. Shankar is outta here! WICKET!

11.5 S Narine to V Shankar, WICKET!!! V Shankar is out lbw Sunil Narine.
11.4 S Narine to M Shami, one run, 89.62 km/h short length on leg stump.

Wicket! That could be that! 100th wicket for Sunil Narine! Morris was adopting the golf approach, looking to keep the momentum going after Maxwell's wicket. Misses a straight one though and he's gone. DD collapsing in a heap here

11.3 S Narine to C Morris, WICKET!!! C Morris is out b Sunil Narine.
11.2 S Narine to V Shankar, one run, 92.04 km/h short length just outside off stump.
11.1 S Narine to C Morris, one run, 91.08 km/h good length on middle stump.
End of Over 11 - 15 runs, 1 wicket DD 114/6
Chris Morris*1* (1b)
Vijay Shankar1* (2b)
10.6 K Yadav to C Morris, one run, 76.66 km/h good length on middle stump.

Wicket! He's gone this time, and he is furious with himself. It was there to be hit, but he just doesn't get enough of it. Uthappa's at deep mid-wicket and makes no mistake

10.5 K Yadav to G Maxwell, WICKET!!! G Maxwell is out c Robin Uthappa b Kuldeep Yadav.

Six! No doubt this time! Smashed over mid-wicket. Welcome back Glenn Maxwell

10.4 K Yadav to G Maxwell, SIX, 83.28 km/h good length on middle stump.

Six! Dropped! How big could that be?! Maxwell brings out the big levers, but it looks like long on is going to get it. Instead he palms it over

10.3 K Yadav to G Maxwell, SIX.
10.2 K Yadav to G Maxwell, no run, 77.47 km/h good length outside off stump.
10.1 K Yadav to G Maxwell, two runs.
End of Over 10 - 9 runs, 1 wicket DD 99/5
Vijay Shankar1* (2b)
Glenn Maxwell*33* (17b 3x4 2x6)
9.6 T Curran to V Shankar, no run, 129.24 km/h full length just outside off stump.
9.5 T Curran to G Maxwell, one run, 106.62 km/h short length outside off stump.
9.4 T Curran to V Shankar, one run, 128.42 km/h short length on middle stump.
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