Kolkata Knight Riders lose Robin Uthappa but on course in run-chase against Kings XI Punjab in IPl 2014
Chasing 150, Kolkata are 79 for one in nine overs.
Robin Uthappa © IANS (File Photo)
May 11, 2014
Robin Uthappa fell after powering Kolkata Knight Riders to a good start in their run-chase of 150 against Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 match at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack. In nine overs, Kolkata are 79 for one with Manish pandey and Gautam Gambhir in the middle. Click here for Live Blog of the Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders game in the IPL 2014.
In the seventh over bowled by Parwinder Awana, Gambhir cut one behind point for a four. But then later in the over, he flicked one to mid-wicket and was taken by Akshar Patel in the deep. In 28 balls, he had smashed 46. In the ninth over, Gambhir hit one for a four through point for a four. Click here for the live scorecard and ball by ball commentary of the Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2014 match.
Earlier, Kolkata won the toss and chose to bowl first on a good looking surface at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack. Kolkata brought in Morne Morkel and Piyush Chawla for Shakib Al Hasan and Vinay Kumar. Punjab dropped Shivam Sharma and Laksmipathy Balaji and brought back Parwinder Awana and Rishi Dhawan. On the back of Virender Sehwag’s 74, Punjab scored 149 for eight in their 20 overs.
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