Live Score CLT20: Somerset vs KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders will have revenge on their mind when they will take on Somerset AFP


By CricketCountry Staff

Hyderabad: Sep 25, 2011

Roelof van der Merwe s brisk innings of 73 off 40 balls helped Somerset beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in their Champions League T20 match in Hyderabad.

van der Merwe slammed nine boundaries and two sixes and added 105 runs for the second wicket with Peter Trego, who scored 28, to help his team register second consecutive win over the Knight Riders.

Earlier, Yusuf Pathan s quickfire innings of 39 not out and Jacques Kallis unbeaten 74 pushed Kolkata to 161 for three in their Champions League T20 match against Somerset in Hyderabad.

Pathan slammed four sixes in a row off Arul Suppiah s first over, which not only helped the Knight Riders gain some momentum but pushed them towards a competitive total after they suffered an early slump.

Kolkata lost wickets at regular intervals early on and were restricted to 71 for three in 12.1 overs, when Pathan and Kallis teamed up to bail KKR out of trouble.

Kallis scored a fine half-century of 74 not out off 61 balls studded with four sixes and as many boundaries.

Kallis and Pathan added 90 runs for the fourth wicket.

Brief Scores: KKR 161 for 3 in 20 overs (Jacques Kallis 74*, Yusuf Pathan 39*; Lewis Gregory 2 for 9, Alfonso Thomas 1 for 34) lost to Somerset 164 for 5 in 19.4 overs (Roelof van der Merwe 73, Peter Trego 28; Rajat Bhatia 2 for 27) by 5 wickets.


Man of the Match: Roelof van der Merwe

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