Match Over - Kolkata Knight Riders won by 6 wickets + Match Details

Match Details

  • Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders, who chose to bat
  • Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
  • Referee: M Nayyar
  • When: 29 Apr 2018, 16:30 SAST
  • Winner: Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Man of the Match: CA Lynn

Umpires

  • Umpire1: NJ Llong
  • Umpire2: AK Chaudhary
  • Third Umpire: VK Sharma

175/4

 

Overs: 20.0 / 20.0

Royal Challengers Bangalore

176/4

 

Overs: 19.1 / 20.0

Kolkata Knight Riders

End of over 18. 14 runs this over. 161/3 after 108 balls.
CA Lynn 62 (52b 7x4 1x6 ) TG Southee 4-0-34-0
KD Karthik 13 (5b 2x4 0x6 ) more
End of over 17. 8 runs this over. 141/3 after 100 balls.
CA Lynn 55 (49b 6x4 1x6 ) Mohammed Siraj 2-0-23-1
KD Karthik 0 (0b 0x4 0x6 ) more

How many predicted this turnaround from RCB? Not me, neither did Chetan : "Looks like it's gonna be another night of disappointment for RCB fan. "

End of over 16. 9 runs this over. 133/2 after 96 balls.
N Rana 11 (9b 1x4 0x6 ) M Ashwin 4-0-36-2
CA Lynn 53 (47b 6x4 1x6 ) more

Nitish Rana is getting a lower-back massage from Andrew Leipus. A time out will let me publish this:

Bharath Palaksh: "Someone give a broom stick to Lynn instead of bat, he has kept on sweeping spinners"

End of over 15. 4 runs this over. 124/2 after 90 balls.
N Rana 4 (6b 0x4 0x6 ) TG Southee 3-0-20-0
CA Lynn 52 (44b 6x4 1x6 ) more

A tidy over from Southee

End of over 14. 8 runs this over. 120/2 after 84 balls.
N Rana 2 (2b 0x4 0x6 ) YS Chahal 4-0-29-0
CA Lynn 50 (42b 6x4 1x6 ) more

Second fifty in three matches for Lynn

End of over 13. 5 runs this over. 111/2 after 77 balls.
CA Lynn 42 (36b 5x4 1x6 ) M Ashwin 3-0-27-2
N Rana 1 (1b 0x4 0x6 ) more
End of over 12. 8 runs this over. 106/1 after 72 balls.
RV Uthappa 36 (20b 3x4 3x6 ) UT Yadav 3-0-32-0
CA Lynn 39 (33b 5x4 1x6 ) more
End of over 11. 10 runs this over. 98/1 after 66 balls.
RV Uthappa 29 (16b 3x4 2x6 ) YS Chahal 3-0-21-0
CA Lynn 38 (31b 5x4 1x6 ) more
End of over 10. 14 runs this over. 88/1 after 60 balls.
CA Lynn 36 (29b 5x4 1x6 ) M Ashwin 2-0-22-1
RV Uthappa 21 (12b 3x4 1x6 ) more

Zain Munawari: "RCB's fielding has been extremely poor tonight."

Conroy Moore: "I bet RCB's greatest regret was not purchasing Gayle this season. If Kings XI wins the tournament that would be the biggest sorrow for the RCB franchise."

End of over 9. 7 runs this over. 74/1 after 53 balls.
RV Uthappa 12 (8b 1x4 1x6 ) Mohammed Siraj 2-0-15-0
CA Lynn 31 (26b 4x4 1x6 ) more
End of over 8. 8 runs this over. 67/1 after 48 balls.
RV Uthappa 7 (4b 0x4 1x6 ) M Ashwin 1-0-8-1
CA Lynn 30 (25b 4x4 1x6 ) more
End of over 7. 8 runs this over. 59/0 after 41 balls.
CA Lynn 29 (23b 4x4 1x6 ) Mohammed Siraj 1-0-8-0
SP Narine 27 (18b 3x4 1x6 ) more
End of over 6. 4 runs this over. 51/0 after 36 balls.
CA Lynn 24 (20b 3x4 1x6 ) YS Chahal 2-0-11-0
SP Narine 25 (16b 3x4 1x6 ) more

The time out, taken as it first becomes available. My break is also available. It's over to Vishal now.

Bala: "Man, I can't watch Kohli like this. Move him to some other team please. " --- How much would RCB concede against their own top order?

End of over 5. 11 runs this over. 47/0 after 30 balls.
SP Narine 25 (16b 3x4 1x6 ) UT Yadav 2-0-24-0
CA Lynn 20 (14b 2x4 1x6 ) more

My colleague, CSK's biggest fan, Srinath Sripath has gleefully dug this up:

Rahane - Control 87%, SR 122

KW - Control 88%, SR 147

Narine - Control 43%, SR 164

#Symmetry

Kapil: "Oh M Ashwin. That was a dolly. Can RCB get anything right? He looked so nervous under that. Catches soon matches and vice versa. RCB dropped rayudu, he scored 14 off 3 and that made big difference. Let's see Lynn and his counter punch. Already hits 4"

End of over 4. 7 runs this over. 36/0 after 24 balls.
CA Lynn 9 (9b 1x4 0x6 ) YS Chahal 1-0-7-0
SP Narine 25 (15b 3x4 1x6 ) more

vaibhav: "RCB and Narine is like Physics and me...couldn't ever understand it"

End of over 3. 11 runs this over. 29/0 after 17 balls.
SP Narine 24 (13b 3x4 1x6 ) TG Southee 2-0-16-0
CA Lynn 3 (4b 0x4 0x6 ) more

Chahal's coming on. Long-off and a "spinners square leg" out on the boundary.

End of over 2. 13 runs this over. 18/0 after 12 balls.
SP Narine 14 (8b 1x4 1x6 ) UT Yadav 1-0-13-0
CA Lynn 3 (4b 0x4 0x6 ) more

Clear strategies here - full and straight to Lynn, short to Narine

End of over 1. 4 runs this over. 4/0 after 5 balls.
SP Narine 1 (2b 0x4 0x6 ) TG Southee 1-0-4-0
CA Lynn 2 (3b 0x4 0x6 ) more
BattingRMB4S6SSR
CA Lynnnot out 625271119.23
SP NarineC C de Grandhomme B M Ashwin271931142.11
RV UthappaC TG Southee B M Ashwin362133171.43
N Rana 151020150
AD RussellC Q de Kock B Mohammed Siraj0100-
KD KarthikC V Kohli B Mohammed Siraj231021230
Shubman Gillnot out 5210250
Shivam Mavi -
PP Chawla -
MG Johnson -
Kuldeep Yadav -
Total 176/4
BowlingOMRWECON
TG Southee4.003408.5
UT Yadav3.1036011.37
YS Chahal4.002907.25
Mohammed Siraj4.0040210
M Ashwin4.003629