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Pune Warriors India vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 56th T20 Match IPL 2013

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Kolkata won by 46 runs | Pune Warriors India Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score, 56th Match

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Gambhir: 'It was a professional effort from everyone We played smart cricket. A lot of credit needs to go to Tendo for batting well in the end. One has to attack in the first 6 overs when the ball is new, we wanted to do that. The bowlers bowled well in the end and we managed to pull off a win. We have a lot of quality in the dressing room and we just have to deliver on the day.'
Gambhir is the MoM for his knock of 50.
Finch: 'We were really disappointing on that wicket, we didn't bat intelligently and that let us down. We thought we had to really cash in the first 6 overs. But we fell back in the run rate and that proved too costly.'
Kolkata were outstanding in the defence. Gautam Gambhir marshalled his troops exceedingly well. Pune were in with a chance early in their innings, but the bowlers kept a check on the run flow and picked up wickets at regular intervals to peg them back. Angelo Mathews tried his level best but ran out of partners. In the end Kolkata have managed a convincing win.
19.3 Lakshmipathy Balaji to Parvez Rasool W
out Caught&Bowled!! Sensational end to the innings. Short and slow delivery outside off stump, Rasool cross-bats it back hard and Balaji put his right hand out on his follow through and manages to cling on to a stunning catch, Kolkata have won this match convincingly. Rasool c and b Balaji 1(4)
19.2 Lakshmipathy Balaji to Krishnakant Upadhyay 1
1 run, length ball on the leg stump, easily tucked away for a single towards square leg
Krishnakant Upadhyay, right handed bat, comes to the crease
Balaji to Bhuvneshwar, out Bowled!! The end is near for Pune. Good length ball angled in and it nips away, it stays low as Bhuvneshwar is beaten by the low bounce, the ball knocks the off stump out of the ground. Bhuvneshwar b Balaji 1(3)
Lakshmipathy Balaji [3.0-0-18-1] is back into the attack
End of over 19, 2 runs (W . 1 . 1 . )
PUNE: 105/8
Parvez Rasool - 1(3) This over: 1 runs
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 1(2) This over: 1 runs
Sunil Narine
(4.0 - 0 - 12 - 2)
18.6 Sunil Narine to Parvez Rasool 0
no run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Rasool goes for the cut and misses
18.5 Sunil Narine to Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1
1 run, flatter delivery outside off stump, Bhuvneshwar cuts it to gully
18.4 Sunil Narine to Bhuvneshwar Kumar 0
no run, flatter delivery on the stumps, Bhuvneshwar keeps it out easily
18.3 Sunil Narine to Parvez Rasool 1
1 run, advances and gets to the pitch of the flighted delivery and drives it to cover point
18.2 Sunil Narine to Parvez Rasool 0
no run, flighted delivery on the off stump, Rasool comes on the frontfoot and defends

Match details

Toss : Kolkata won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and Sudhir Asnani (India)

TV umpire : Simon Taufel (Australia)

Match referee : Javagal Srinath (India)

Teams

Pune Warriors India : Robin Uthappa, Aaron Finch(c), Udit Birla, Yuvraj Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Angelo Mathews, Mahesh Rawat(wk), Parvez Rasool, Wayne Parnell, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Krishnakant Upadhyay.

Kolkata Knight Riders : Manvinder Bisla(wk), Gautam Gambhir(c), Jacques Kallis, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Eoin Morgan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Rajat Bhatia, Iqbal Abdulla, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy Balaji.

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