Sunil Narine once again proved his Pinch hitting role by giving KKR a flying start.
Narine showed no mercy when Samuel badree came to bowling he hit consecutive three boundaries and one six of his over. He just smashed him and got 18 runs of badree’s over.
Gambhir at other end hit 14 runs off 11 balls;( 1×4, 1×6) and out in Mills bowling. By the time opening partnership was 48 off 22 balls.
Narine after giving a flying start got out for Binny; Narine scored 34 runs in just 17 balls; (6x4s, 1×6).
After two openers given a flying start and go out no other player tried to capitalize the situation.
Wickets were falling on another end. No batsman stood increase for a longer time.
RCB bowlers were good at picking wickets especially YS Chahal, Negi & Mills.
Chahal picked 3 wickets for 16 runs in four over’s. Negi 3-15-2 & Mills 4-31-2.
All together KKR with little contributions able to score 131 and got all out when 3 balls remaining in the innings.
RCB lost Virat Kohli for no runs; Coulter-Nile has picked virat for no runs soon after Kohli went out it was Gayle Got out cheaply for Woakes.
KKR bowlers on fire, they never gave a chance to recover RCB from the match Coulter-Nile Picked AB de Villiers. Soon after Mandeep by Umesh Yadav & Jadhav by Coulter-Nile and all wickets fall down.
One of the most embarrassing movements for RCB fans, KKR bowlers bowled out RCB for 9.4 over’s.
KKR thrashed RCB by winning the match with 82 runs.
Virat Kohli says “Our worst batting performance, it really hurts,” says an upset. “After the kind of half that we had, we thought we could capitalize and chase it down. Reckless batting. I can’t say anything at the moment. It was that bad. This is just not acceptable
GL vs KXIP, 26th match
Once again Hashim Amla continues his class in Indian Premier League, 2017. Amla stood the highest scorer for Punjab in this innings he scored 65 off 40 balls; (9x4s, 2×6). While Shaun Marsh 30 runs off 24 balls;( 4x4s, 1×6) and Glen Maxwell quick 31 off18 balls (1×4, 3×6). When things were looking good Maxwell went out for Ravinder Jadeja in the form of lbw.
Punjab Lost five wickets in quick session then all rounder Axer Patel took the charge and charged the bowlers with boundaries and sixes, Axer scored and important 34 runs off 17 balls (3x4s, 2×6). Before he got out for Dwayne Smith.
Overall it is a collective batting effort which made Punjab put a good target of 188 for Gujarat Lions.
Gujarat Lions lost it both openers early while hard hitter Brendon McCollum got out cheaply for six runs got out in front of the wickets lbw for Sandeep Sharma for 6 runs & Aron Finch for 12 runs for Mohit Sharma.
It was the captain Suresh Raina who came under pressure situation and played well a useful knock when things were looking good & partnership is going well between Karthik & Raina Suresh Raina was became scalp of Axar Patel Suresh Raina Scored 32 off24 balls (4x4s).
It was Dinesh Karthik who fought alone till the end of the innings, In spite of Dinesh Karthik fifty, he could not save Gujarat Lions as no one was supporting at another end. As wickets were falling at regular intervals. However at the end Andrew Tye (22) off 12 balls; has raised hopes as he hit two boundaries and a six and bowled out for Sandeep Sharma.
It was Karthik who stayed till the end of the innings fighting for the team and stood not out by scoring 58 runs off 44 balls (6x4s).
Punjab bowlers bowled very well with tight line and length especially start of the innings Sandeep Sharma & Mohit Sharma bowled tight line & length and got two openers for a low score which has made down the run rate of Gujarat.
When things were going well all-rounder Axer Patel took two crucial wickets and Cariappa picked two wickets and T Natarajan bowled with a good economy not conceding runs to Gujarat batsman.
Mumbai Indians headed with Jos Buttler start but couldn’t help themselves as wickets are falling at regular intervals. Jos Buttler has given a good start scored 28 off 18 balls; before he got run out of an outstanding fielding effort of Sanju Samson. Soon after Buttler dismissal, almost half the team was down.
Pollard & Hardik effort to save Mumbai
Pollard tried to save the team and scored 26 runs off 29 balls;( 4x4s) and got out for Cummins.
Krunal Pandya 17 off 16 balls was trying to set things got out of an outstanding flipper of Amith Mishra giving a catch to Rishab Panth. Hardik Pandya began to score and scored an important 24 runs of 26 balls;( 2×6) and became run out.
DareDevil Feilding at Best.
Delhi daredevils were outstanding at their fielding who took three run outs in today’s match definitely shows the caliber of Delhi fielding and also bowling.
Mumbai Indians Collective effort wins the match for Mumbai
As soon as DD began innings lost Aditya Tare was no runs in the form of run out and outstanding fielding effort by Hardik Pandya. From nowhere Delhi looks like winning the match as the fall of wickets continues as Mumbai Bowler McClenaghan took three crucial wickets.
It is unexpected in a T20 match with three Golden ducks is unusual as Delhi Daredevil’s Lost three of its batsman for no runs out for zero. Aditya Tare, Corey Anderson & Rishabh Panth. It was all possible with Mumbai Indians tight bowling and great fielding.
After losing 24 for six wickets Rabada and Morris try to build the hopes back into DD dugout as they built a good partnership for the eight wickets. This partnership has worried Mumbai Indians as they almost took the match until the end.
Rabada Scored an impressive 44 runs off 39 balls (4x4s, 1×6) & Chris Morris played a responsible innings till the end of the match Chris scored 52 runs off 41balls; (5x4s, 1×6).
RPS vs SRH, 24th Match
Slow Start for SRH
On flat batting pitch, Sunrisers Hyderabad openers started things at slow rate built a very good partnership of 55 runs off 48 balls. Shikar Dhawan scored 30 off (29 balls; 5x4s) and became the scalp of spinner Imran Tahir. While David Warner played a useful knock 43 off 40 balls;( 3×4, 1×6) with 29 runs stand with Kane Williamson for the first wicket in which Williamson added 21 off 14 balls ( 1×4, 1×6) before he gone LBW for Daniel Christian.
Carrying scorecard ticking Warner was bowled by Unadkat.
Impressive Debut Washington Sundar
RPS has introduced off break bowler Washington Sundar. Sundar has won many accolades for his bowling at a critical stage not letting sunriser’s batsman score. Washington sundar bowled 3 over and conceded just 19 runs at a very good economy rate. Overall Sundar had impressive debut even though couldn’t pick up the wicket.
Mosies Henriques saved Sunrisers Hyderabad
SRH score card was not moving at good rate Moises Henriques has begun to start doing things fast.He started hitting every bowler and along with Deepak Hooda with a partnership of 47 of just 21 balls till the end. Moises Henriques has played a crucial knock of 55 not out off 28 balls;( 6x4s, 2x6s) and Deepak Hooda 19 not out of (10 balls 2x4s, 1×6) getting SRH a respectable total of 176.
Rising Pune Supergiants
Rahul Tripathi good start
In spite of losing Ajinkya Rahane for Bipul Sharma early in third over Another Opener Rahul Tripathi scored a half-century with a good strike rate hitting fours and sixes along with steven smith. Rahul Scored 59 runs off 41 balls,( 6x4s,3x6s) and got run out for Rashid Khan. Soon after Rahul’s dismissal Steven Smith took the hard-hitting job hit two sixes and got bowled by Google of Rashid Khan at 27 runs off 21 balls;(1×4, 2×6).
It is all about the time when World Best finisher comes into form, no matter who is the bowler is, who is the opposition is. MS Dhoni took the responsibility of the match single handed and was playing slow with responsibility, Dhoni started 26 off 23 balls and then when RPH required 90 of 55 into 47 of last three. Dhoni just demolished SRH bowlers in last three over’s with the support of Manoj Tiwary another end who scored 17 runs off 8 balls with 3 boundaries in crucial time.
Dhoni finished up things in breathtaking last over when two needed of one ball.
Kaul to Dhoni, FOUR, length ball on middle, not the thing his field wanted him to do, and it’s smashed through extra cover. Once again proved that Match Winner Ms Dhoni is world class finisher.
Dhoni Scored 61 off 34 balls ;( 5x4s, 3×6).