Rising Pune Supergiants vs Kolkata Knight Riders 20th T20 at Pune, 24 Apr, 2016

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders, who chose to bowl
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 2 wickets
6
Kolkata Knight Riders, who chose to bowl
Kolkata Knight Riders 162/8 in 19.3 Overs
Current Run rate: 8.31

KKR 162/8 (19.3)

Player of the Match: Suryakumar Yadav
Batsman
Runs
Balls
4's
6's
S/R
Mat
Runs
HS
Avg
7
2
0
1
350
1
-
-
-
0
0
0
0
0
34
86
28
14.33
Bowler
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wkts
Econ
Mat
Wkts
BBI
Avg
3.3
0
28
2
8
52
34
3/33
27.23
3
0
36
2
12
50
26
3/12
33.23
Recent Overs:
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1
1
6
1+1wd
1wd
6
.
.
1
1
1
W
4
6
1
1
W
1wd
1
1
2
W
6
Current Partnership: 0 runs, 0.1 overs, RR: 0 (Umesh Yadav, SP Narine )
Last Wicket: PP Chawla 8(5)

Over 20.0  

Suryakumar Yadav is the Man of the Match

Gambhir: It is a very important win. There was pressure on the middle order and they were tested. Surya batted unbelievably. Manish was a big blow. He was hitting it well and was our consistent No. 3. The way Surya batted, showed his versatility. Can play the new ball as well as finish games off. We could have been more professional with our death bowling, 17 off the last over is too many. This was a wicket where 160 was above par. The guys were professional. Yusuf also had a hit and there were more positives than negatives.

Dhoni: It was the length (on where they lost the game). I thought it was difficult to hit the spinners as I told him not to pitch it up. But, I think after that there were some 5-6 sixes hit, 30 runs too many. It was a good score and there are no excuses for us. When there is pressure on the individual, they are backing off. It (taking responsibility) is a very strong character to have and not many have that. What really matters is, how you execute the plans on field. If we have to compete in this tournament, our bowling unit has to step up. Murugan Ashwin is new to the arena, but he has to take care of things which are under his control. When you have the bat or ball in your hand, it is up to you, nobody can help you. There are many bowlers who are not part of a settled team, that is something we need to look into. We also should score 10-15 runs more.
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 2 wickets
19.3
6
Over 19.3 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to Umesh Yadav, Six!! Gets down and smashed it over the long-on fence for a maximum.
19.2
W
Over 19.2 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to PP Chawla, out Caught by Smith!! Chawla went for  big hit, didn't get it off the meat and skewed it towards long-on, Smith runs forward and takes a good diving catch.
19.1
2
Over 19.1 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to PP Chawla, 2 runs, gets forward and clips it wide of long-on and picks up couple of runs.
End of Over 19 (11 runs)   Kolkata Knight Riders 154/7

PP Chawla 6/3 JA Morkel 3-0-36-2
Umesh Yadav 1/1

18.6
1
Over 18.6 JA Morkel bowls a pitched up delivery to PP Chawla, 1 run, gets forward and whips it uppishly to deep mid-wicket.
18.5
1
Over 18.5 JA Morkel bowls a pitched up delivery to Umesh Yadav, 1 run, gets forward and drives it straght pass the bowler and picks up a single.
18.5
1
Over 18.5 JA Morkel bowls a pitched up delivery to Umesh Yadav, 1 run, gets forward and drives it straght pass the bowler and picks up a single.
18.4
W
Over 18.4 JA Morkel bowls a pitched up delivery to Rajagopal Sathishout Bowled!! Sathish missed with the whip across the line and the ball crashed into middle. 
18.3
1
Over 18.3 JA Morkel bowls a pitched up delivery to PP Chawla, 1 run, gets forward and drives it straight down the ground.
18.2
1
Over 18.2 JA Morkel bowls a back of length delivery to Rajagopal Sathish, 1 run, goes deep in the crease and pushes it to short third-man.
18.1
6
Over 18.1 JA Morkel bowls a good length delivery to Rajagopal Sathish, Six!! Stands tall and smacks it from the middle over long-on. Went flat and back into the crowd.
End of Over 18 (7 runs)   Kolkata Knight Riders 143/6

PP Chawla 4/1 NLTC Perera 3-0-20-1
Rajagopal Sathish 3/5

17.6
4
Over 17.6 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to PP Chawla, Boundary! Gets forward and slices it pass backward point and the ball raced away to the fence for four.
17.5
W
Over 17.5 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to Andre Russell, out Caught by du Plessis!! Russell cleared his front leg and mistimed his heave to long-on, du Plessis takes an easy catch in the end.
17.4
1
Over 17.4 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to Rajagopal Sathish, 1 run, gets forward and squeezes it out to sweeper cover.
17.3
1
Over 17.3 NLTC Perera bowls a pitched up delivery to Andre Russell, 1 run, moves across in the crease and clipped uppishly to deep mid-wicket.
17.2
1
Over 17.2 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to Rajagopal Sathish, 1 run, gets forward and went chasing after it, the outside edge goes on the bounce to Dhoni, who fumbles it.
17.1
0
Over 17.1 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to Rajagopal Sathish, no runs, gets forward and defends it back to the bowler.