Gautam Gambhir © IANS (File Photo)
Gautam Gambhir © IANS (File Photo)

 

May 5, 2014

 

Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir have helped Kolkata Knight Riders get off to a good start in their run-chase of 171 against the Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League(IPL) 2014 match at Ahmedabad. In six overs, Rajasthan are 50 for no loss. Click here to follow live blog of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

Uthappa has been particularly attacking from the start of the innings. He was promoted to open the batting in the last game and has looked in good touch since. In the fourth over, he came across Pravin Tambe and hit him for four over mid-on. Gambhir then smashed Tim Southee in the sixth over for a four over mid-on and later lofted one over mid-off. Click here to follow the live scorecard and ball by ball commentary of the IPL 2014 match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

Earlier, Kolkata had won the toss and chose to field. They made a big change to their line-up as ten Doeschate replaced Jacques Kallis and Piyush Chawla replaced Piyush Chawla. Rajasthan replaced Dhawal Kulkarni with Rahul Tewatia, and Tim Southee walked in place of Kane Richardson. Rajasthan put in a team effort to score 170 for six on the board.

 

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