IPL 9: DD Beats KKR By 27 Runs

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New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils played with skill to get another win in their kitty as they beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League. Set a target of 187, Kolkata were restricted to 159 for 10 in 18.3 overs.

The top scorer of the innings was Robin Uthappa. He made 72. As far as the bowling in the chase was concerned, Carlos Brathwaite and Zaheer Khan got three wickets each.

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Delhi did lose the toss and had a shaky start when put into bat. But that did not deter their confidence on home soil. They played with rare aplomb, flair and panache to get to 186 for 8 in 20 overs.

The man who stole the show was Karun Nair, who made 68. Giving him good company was Sam Billings. He made 54. Also, one must mention Brathwaite. He made 34. Umesh Yadav and Andre Russell bagged three wickets each.

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