Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Rising Pune Supergiant By 7 Wickets

  • 18.1: S Thakur to DM Bravo, 4 runs, 184/3
  • Gambhir departs. Tries the pull one off Dan and gets big on him, gets caught at mid on. Well played!
  • KKR 147 -1, 14 overs. Both Robin & Gautam have batted beautifully to get to their 50’s, have to give it to them
  • After 13 overs, KKR 135/1. Uthappa 67*, Gambhir 41*
  • 12.6: S Thakur to R Uthappa, 5 runs, 134/1
  • Uthappa gets a four as the equation gets easier. Then Gambhir gets one himself. KKR 121/1
  • Kolkata Knight Riders are 111/1 in 11 overs, chasing 183
  • That’s fifty for Robin Uthappa, his 20th in the IPL. 50* off 26 balls. KKR 102/1 in 10.1 overs
  • 6.6: I Tahir to G Gambhir, 4 runs, 56/1
  • 6.4: I Tahir to R Uthappa, 4 runs, 51/1
  • 2 gone, KKR 18-0.
  • Consecutive fours for Narine off Shardul. KKR 16/0 in 1.4 overs, chasing 183
  • 1.4: S Thakur to S Narine, 4 runs, 16/0
  • FOUR! And Narine is underway with a boundary. KKR 4/0 in the 1st over
  • 19.6: WICKET! D Christian (16) is out, c Manish Pandey b Umesh Yadav, 182/5
  • Fifty for Smith off 35 balls. RPS 176/4 in 19.2 overs
  • Back to back sixes from Dan! Perfect and Massive!
  • 18.5: C Woakes to D Christian, 6 runs, 164/4
  • 17.5: WICKET! M Tiwary (1) is out, st Robin Uthappa b Kuldeep Yadav, 150/4
  • OUT! MS Dhoni st Uthappa b Kuldeep Yadav 23. RPS 148/3 in 17.2 overs
  • After 17 overs, RPS are 147/2
  • S Narine to S Smith, 4 runs, 144/2
  • WICKET! Googly does the trick for Chawla as Tripathi drags it back on to his stumps. RPS 65/1
  • Tripathi gets back to back boundaries. RPS 57/0 after 6 overs
  • S Narine to R Tripathi, 4 runs, 47/0
  • FOUR! Tripathi comes down the track and hammers one past the bowler. RPS 42/0 in the 5th over.
  • After 4 overs, RPS 30/0. Tripathi 17*, Rahane 10*
  • Pune off to brisk start against KKR. 29/0 in the fourth over
  • FOUR! Tripathi punches that delivery from Umesh through extra cover. RPS 18/0 in the 3rd over.
  • Rising Pune Supergiant are 14/0 in 2 overs
  • Umesh Yadav getting some pace and swing from this wicket as Rahul Tripathi chases at a delivery and the edge flies to the third man fence. After the first over, Rising Pune Supergiant are 6/0.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders win toss, elect to bowl against Rising Pune Supergiant.

Pune: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are high on confidence after bowling out Royal Challengers Bangalore for 49. However, they will encounter Steve Smith’s Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) who are on a three-match winning streak. Catch IPL 2017 live cricket score of Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) vs (KKR) Kolkata Knight Riders here.

With the tournament approaching the business end, there have been some changes in a particular franchise due to injuries. While Irfan Pathan has been included in the Gujarat Lions set-up, Ankit Soni , an all-rounder from Mumbai has been brought in to replace chinaman bowler Shivil Kaushik.

A warm welcome to the game between Rising Pune Supergiant and Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2017 Indian Premier League. Steve Smith’s RPS are in fourth spot and have won their last three games while Gautam Gambhir’s Kolkata Knight Riders are in second spot, having bowled out Royal Challengers Bangalore for 49 in their previous game.

Rising Pune Supergiant will be buoyed by their win against table-toppers Mumbai Indians and they will be aiming to capitalise on their next three games which will be played at home. On the other hand, Gautam Gambhir will be hoping that Kolkata Knight Riders maintain the same intensity that they had against Royal Challengers Bangalore. However, they will be without the services of Nathan Coulter-Nile, who has been rested for this game.

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