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SRH v KKR

Eliminator | 17th May 2017 | Indian Premier League 2017
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India
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Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets (D/L method)

Target: 48
That's all from us ladies and gentlemen. Do come back for the next game tomorrow. Till then, have a good time.

Gambhir bowlers knock Hyderabad out in rain hit Eliminator

Kolkata attack does well to keep 2016 champions to 128 for 7 before captain weathers early collapse to chase down 48 in six overs

Nathan Coulter-Nile (MoM): (On his head injury) A little bit better now. I went to bed at 10 pm and woke up at 7 pm next day. Was feeling a bit lethargic. (On pitch): This is the exact opposite of Kolkata. there you get good pace and bounce, here it was low and slow. All of our bowlers bowled good. Not letting them go off a flier was fantastic. I thin intensity started with first over with David Warner playing and missing. It just kept raining and raining we got a little bit itchy. We will just try to sleep, recover and come out tomorrow.
Gautam Gambhir: A lot of credit goes to the bowler. They set the game up for us. They set it up for us. We just needed to be a bit sensibly. There have been times when we lacked the intensity. Every run you stop is the run you have to score less - that's what we discussed. On this pitch, if you aim180, you can get out on 120-130. (On rain break): You do get nervous, we worked really hard and it would have been really unfair. 128 was an unbelievable effort. Our bowlers really dig deep. (On Mumbai): They are a quality side and have beaten us twice. Hopefully, we can give them one back.
Player of the match - Nathan Coulter-Nile
David Warner: We were 30 runs short. It was a tough wicket to bat on. The ball was holding up a bit. And they bowled really well. The six-over game can be a really difficult one, but we came out with positive intent. We took three wickets up front. I think we played some good cricket (this season), we batted and bowled well this year. Thanks to all the people who came out to support us.
That's it! Kolkata sealed their spot for the Qualifier 2 and will face Mumbai. Hyderabad, on the other hand, would be disappointed regarding how things unfolded tonight but they couldn't have done anything else, perhaps, other than putting a bigger total on the board. But that's all hindsight.
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets (D/L method)
5.2 B Sharma to I Jaggi, 1 run, back of length on middle as Jaggi pulls this towards short mid-wicket, scampers for a single there and that's all what Kolkata need
5.1 B Sharma to G Gambhir, 1 run, on the pads and flicked towards square leg, an easy single there
Bipul Sharma comes to bowl the next over.
KKR - 46/3 (5.0 overs)
5 Runs
I Jaggi : 5(7) G Gambhir : 31(18)
R Khan : 2-0-11-0 S Kaul : 1-0-14-0
4.6 R Khan to I Jaggi, no run, length and flat and fast as Jaggi looks to pull this one, the ball hurries onto him as he mistimes the pull towards mid on
4.5 R Khan to G Gambhir, 1 run, makes room once again but it is a leg break this time as Gambhir is cramped for the room, a single towards point though
4.4 R Khan to I Jaggi, 1 run, full outside off and driven towards deep backward point
4.3 R Khan to G Gambhir, 1 run, goes back and waits for this one to turn away from him and cuts towards extra cover
4.2 R Khan to G Gambhir, no run, another googly and beats him again, not picking that up
4.1 R Khan to G Gambhir, 2 runs, fuller on leg stump, Gambhir makes room and chips it over extra cover, a couple before Bhuvi cuts it off
KKR - 41/3 (4.0 overs)
14 Runs
I Jaggi : 4(5) G Gambhir : 27(14)
S Kaul : 1-0-14-0 R Khan : 1-0-6-0
3.6 S Kaul to G Gambhir, 1 run, back of length outside off and Gambhir taps it towards point, scampers for a single there as the fielder has a shy at the bowler's end, an overthrow but no extra run there
3.5 S Kaul to I Jaggi, 1 run, full on the pads and flicked towards deep square leg
3.4 S Kaul to G Gambhir, 1 run, better this time from Kaul, back of length on middle stump, Gambhir taps this one the leg side behind square for a quick single
3.3 S Kaul to G Gambhir, SIX, short on leg stump with fine leg inside the ring is a crime. Gambhir flicks this over the fielder and it had enough on it to carry it all over the boundary, another six for Gambhir!
3.2 S Kaul to G Gambhir, FOUR, back of length outside off, enough room for Gambhir to free his arm, slices it over backward point for another four
3.1 S Kaul to I Jaggi, 1 run, back of the length, outside off, Uthappa steers this towards third man
Siddarth Kaul comes into the attack.
21 needed from 18.
KKR - 27/3 (3.0 overs)
6 Runs
G Gambhir : 15(10) I Jaggi : 2(3)
R Khan : 1-0-6-0 C Jordan : 1-0-10-1
2.6 R Khan to G Gambhir, no run, length outside off ass Gambhir cuts it, but straight to point, just 6 from the over
2.5 R Khan to G Gambhir, no run, another googly and beats Gambhir one more time there
2.5 R Khan to G Gambhir, WIDE, another one down the leg side, Hyderabad cannot afford these extras
2.5 R Khan to G Gambhir, WIDE, down the leg side this time and called wide
Scorer: Kiran N Commentator: Hemant Brar