Kolkata Night Riders took over the Kings XI at Eden Park, Kolkata. “I think this looks superior to an evening or two ago. Bit of pace and ricochet for the quicks,” figures Michael Clarke. The previous Australian commander additionally specifies that turn would be a decent alternative against Russell right off the bat in his innings.
“Andrew Tye appears to have denoted his kept running up. David Miller and Tye are both accessible for choice today,” illuminates Purnima Malhotra from the arena. There are a lot of small scale fights in store in this challenge. The greatest must be the fight between the two major Jamaicans – Dre Russ versus Universe Boss! Hurl and group refreshes coming up right away. Two SKippers hailing from a similar territory of Tamil Nadu, who know each other truly well, lock horns against one another. Next up! The toss. Kings XI won the toss and opted to bowl first. KKR was off to a shaky start. With two wickets down Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana complemented each other well and they managed to put 100-Run Partnership. Rana got out on 63 runs. Andrew Russel- the Showman finished the innings amazingly well! With a brilliant knock of 48 runs in 17 balls, he was given a chance as he yorked Shami’s delivery but it was a no-ball because there were only 3 fielders in the 30-yard circle. They managed to put a heavy total of 218 runs on the board.
While, the Kings XI batting department was at stakes! Gayle’s storm was totally missing and Lokesh Rahul was sent back at the very early stage of the match. Mayank Agarwal and David Miller took the match till the end but asking-rate was going higher and higher after each and every over. Asking-rate was 25+ per over at the end of 17th over. Well, Kolkata won the match by 28 runs. Dre-Russel was awarded the Man of the Match for his brilliant knock of 48runs in 17balls.