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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, 15th T20 Match, IPL 2014

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Punjab won by 23 runs | Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab Live Score, 15th T20 Match

A bowler's day. A total of 382 runs for the loss of 33 wickets from 68 overs. A day that the batsmen would love to forget. Join us for another double header tomorrow. For now, cheers and bye..
Sandeep: 'It was a big moment for me. I am enjoying a lot, nice to express myself. I am serious when I am on the field, outside, I am pretty funny. I swing the new ball well, and I want the new ball. The captain has a lot of faith in me.'
Sandeep Sharma is the MoM
Bailey: 'Our bowlers were outstanding. We were probably 20-30 runs short, we needed some early wickets and our bowlers delivered. We would like one of Viru, Maxi, Miller or myself to do the job, we left too much for our tail to do. Sandeep is a funny man, he jokes around a lot. He has improved leaps and bounds, he was good for us last season as well.'
Gambhir: 'The bowlers did a fantastic job to restrict Punjab to 132. We have to pull up our socks in the batting. We knew if we get a decent start, we could chase it down. Morne is a wicket-taking bowler. So far, he was been brilliant. Yadav looks a talented cricketer. Hopefully, he can get more opportunities.'
A victory delivered by the bowlers. Kolkata would have fancied this chase but they lost three wickets early. Gambhir continued his dreaded form, Uthappa and Lynn attempted to forge a partnership, but things went pear shaped after Lynn was castled by Patel. Yusuf Pathan continued his miserable run of form, Suryakumar Yadav put up a fight, but it only lessened the margin of defeat. Punjab bowlers were spot-on, Johnson breathed fire, Sandeep Sharma got the early wickets and Akshar Patel impressed once again. Punjab go right on top with 8 points and are the only team to stay unbeaten so far.
18.2 Mitchell Johnson to Umesh Yadav W
out Bowled!! All-Over! Punjab record their 4th straight win. This was full and on the stumps, the cross-seam delivery from Johnson, Yadav plays down the wrong line, misses and the stumps are rattled. Bailey is thrilled to bits, so are the Punjab camp. U Yadav b Johnson 2(4)
10 wickets down for KOL. Out batsman is Umesh Yadav. It is all over for KOL.
18.1 Mitchell Johnson to Morne Morkel 1
1 run, back of a length and just outside off, Morkel steers it down towards third man for a single
18.1 Mitchell Johnson to Morne Morkel 1wd
wide, Johnson goes for the yorker, ends up spraying it down leg, wide called
Mitchell Johnson [3.0-0-20-1] is back into the attack
End of over 18, 12 runs (4 4 W 1 2 1 )
KOL: 107/9
Morne Morkel - 3(2) This over: 3 runs
Umesh Yadav - 2(3) This over: 9 runs
Sandeep Sharma
(4.0 - 1 - 21 - 3)
17.6 Sandeep Sharma to Morne Morkel 1
1 run, another short ball from Sharma, Morkel manages to glove it behind square for a single
17.5 Sandeep Sharma to Morne Morkel 2
2 runs, short and on the stumps, Morkel rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket for a couple
17.4 Sandeep Sharma to Umesh Yadav 1
1 run, full and on the stumps, Yadav swings and gets an inside edge past square leg for a single
Morne Morkel, left handed bat, comes to the crease
17.3 Sandeep Sharma to Suryakumar Yadav W
out Caught by Johnson!! That's the end of it, Sharma went short and just outside off, gets high on Yadav. He was looking to go over mid-off, gets it high on the splice and a simple catch for Johnson at extra cover. Yadav falls after a brave knock. Suryakumar Yadav c Johnson b Sandeep Sharma 34(17) [4s-3 6s-1]
3 wickets for Sandeep Sharma. Sandeep Sharma is on a roll.

Match details

Toss : Kolkata won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and Richard Illingworth (England)

TV umpire : Chettithody Shamsuddin (India)

Match referee : Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

Teams

Kolkata Knight Riders : Gautam Gambhir(c), Jacques Kallis, Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa(wk), Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Morne Morkel, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav.

Kings XI Punjab : Cheteshwar Pujara, Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, George Bailey(c), Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Akshar Patel, Mitchell Johnson, Rishi Dhawan, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Sandeep Sharma.

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