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IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders v/s Delhi Daredevils: KKR thrash Delhi by 8 wickets

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 4:09pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

Delhi Daredevils win the toss and will bat first

Q de Kock hits straight to Gambhir at mid on and is out

Full and driven away by Murali Vijay for four

Delhi 18/1 after 3 overs

Shakib Al Hasan just concedes 2 runs off the next over

Delhi 20/1 after 4 overs

Sunil Narine comes in early to bowl

Four. Spots the doosra Pietersen, and goes inside out over cover for four

Delhi 26/1 after 5 overs

OUT! Pietersen is out now, this is silly! He pushed the ball to cover and ran like a madman, there was no run there and the fielder just threw to the keeper who flicked off the bails, Pietersen didn't even look back

Dinesh Karthik is in, he will now partner Murali Vijay

Delhi 29/2 after 6 overs

Umesh Yadav continues

Four. Kisses the glove and runs down to fine leg for four

Delhi 39/2 after 7 overs

Vinay Kumar comes in to bowl

SIX! Down the track and chipped over the umpire's head for six

Four, four of the last ball and Delhi are 53/2 after 8 overs

14 off that over

Jacques Kallis comes back into the attack

OUT! Vijay throws it away, length ball outside off, he tries to go big over long on and holes out on the long off boundary

Delhi 61/3 after 9 overs

Delhi 66/3 after 10 overs

SIX! Karthik won't hold back, he scoops Kallis over the fine leg boundary for six

Four. Slower ball, taken from wide outside off and whacked to the square leg boundary

Another slower ball outside off stump, smacked for four through point

Delhi 82/3 after 11 overs

OUT! Karthik looks to smack the ball to deep backward square leg and ends up hitting it to short leg

Delhi 85/4 after 12 overs

Umesh Yadav comes back

 He had bowled a good over for five balls, then Laxmi Ratan Shukla smacks him for four through the off side

Delhi 94/4 after 13 overs

Vinay Kumar comes back, Duminy drives through the covers

After struggling for three balls, Laxmi Shukla manages to take a single

Delhi 99/4 after 14 overs

Carressed to deep cover for a single

Another good over from Yadav so far

Delhi 103/4 after 15 overs

Sunil Narine is being taken to the cleaners today.

Duminy slog sweeps for six, this goes into the KKR dugout, what a statement

Jadhav advances down the track and gets a thick outside edge that flies away for four behind point

Four. Now he waits for this slower delivery to come on, and then steers it very fine for four

Delhi 136/5 after 18 overs

SIX! Low full toss, Duminy smashes it into the second tier for six

4 leg byes, that was not necessary, the bowler is very displeased

12 runs from the over, Delhi 148/5 after 19 overs

Narine will bowl the last over

1, 1 from the first two balls

Low full toss clipped to deep midwicket for two

SIX off the last ball, they had just scored 6 runs before this. Delhi get to 160 off the last ball of the innings, and Narine has been hit for 38 in 4 overs - very rare.

KKR are 27/0 after 3 overs

Parnell to bowl

2 singles off the first 2 balls

Nudged to midwicket for a single

KKR 30/0 after 4 overs

Laxmi Shukla to bowl first change

Starts with a wide

Oh...almost another KP moment, Utthappa charged down the ground, but the turned back. Then he collided with Laxmi Shukla

SIX! Six off the last ball, full on the pads and smashed over midwicket

KKR 42/0 after 5 overs

Sid Kaul comes in to bowl

10 runs off the over including a four from leg byes.

KKR 52/0 after 6 overs

It's the end of the powerplay

JP Duminy to bowl...here comes their 'best bowler'

4 runs off the first 4 balls of the over

SIX! 5 off 5 balls, and then he gets launched into the stands for six!

KKR 63/0 after 7 overs

Four. Shahbaz Nadeem gets tonked for four

After 8 overs, KKR are 72/0 

Mohammad Shami comes back

KKR are putting up another great opening stand...will they get across the line this time?

5 runs off the over, KKR 77/0 after 9 overs

Gambhir hits the first ball from Sid Kaul for four

Two boundaries off the over, KKR 90/0 after 10 overs 

Another 12 runs from the 11th over, the runs continue to flow. KKR 102/0 after 11 overs

Wayne Parnell comes back. KKR just need 58 off 54 with 10 wickets in hand. Surely they can't screw this up.

OUT! Utthappa is out LBW, he shuffled down the track and missed the ball.

Manish Pandey comes in, no hattrick today.

KKR 107/1 after 11 overs

After 13 overs KKR are 116/1

Laxmi Ratan Shukla comes back after the timeout

Simple half-volley outside off stump, driven away for four

3 off the next 4 balls

A bug or moth seems to have entered Gambhir's eyes...its irritating him

KKR 124/1 after 14 overs

Oh...that was almost out, Gambhir nearly edged it to the keeper

4 runs from the 15th over, KKR 128/1

Sid Kaul comes back

Four. That was simple. Driven to sweeper cover, all Vijay had to do was pick it up, but it went between his legs for four

KKR 138/1 after 16 overs

Four. Short and wide, Manish Pandey murders it through the off side

SIX! Down the track and smashed for six by Pandey. This is getting over fast.

KKR 151/1 after 17 overs

OUT. Gambhir is out, what a catch by Dinesh Karthik. Karthik has leaped a few feet in the air to pluck that out of nowhere! Gambhir went for the pull on a short delivery and got a thick top edge.

Just 5 needed off 12 balls, KKR 156/2 after 18 overs

Four. Driven for four by Kallis and KKR are nearly there

One run, now he takes a single and KKR are home by 8 wickets

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