Yusuf, Manish power Kolkata to thrilling win

Mon, Apr 17, 2017 10:28 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Yusuf Pathan-Manish Pandey
April 17 (CRICKETNMORE) - Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey guided Kolkata Knight Riders to a thrilling victory over Delhi Daredevils at Firozshah Kotla Ground in Delhi on Monday. With this win, The Kolkata Knight Riders climbed to the top of the IPL 2017 standings.

Read: IPL-10: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders scoreboard

Delhi Daredevils - 168/7 in 20 Overs

Delhi Daredevils captain Zaheer Khan won the toss and opted to bat infront of the home crowd. With contributions from several batsmen, Delhi post 168-7. Sanju Samson’s 39 was the top-score of the innings, while Rishabh Pant struck 38 in the latter part of the innings.

Read: IPL-10: Gujarat bowlers face litmus test against Bangalore

For Kolkata, Nathan Coulter-Nile – playing his first IPL match was the most successful bowler. The Aussie took 3-22.

nathan coulter

Match Pictures

Kolkata Knight Riders - 169/6 in 19.5 Overs

Chasing down the target of 169, KKR slipped to 21 for 3 in the third over, but fourth wicket partnership of 110 runs between Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan helped the team to register victory in the match. Yusuf was dismissed for 59 (39 balls, 6 fours, 2 sixes) but Manish Pandey remained unbeaten on 69 scored in 49 balls and guided the team a thrilling win with one ball remaining in the match.

Brief Scores

Delhi Daredevils: 168-7 (Sanju Samson 39, Rishabh Pant 38, Nathan Coulter-Nile 3-22) lost to Kolkata Knight Riders: 169-6 in 19.5 Overs(Manish Pandey 69*, Yusuf Pathan 59, Zaheer Khan 2-28, Pat Cummins 2-39)

Player of the Match - Nathan Coulter-Nile (Kolkata)



#IPL #Delhi Daredevils #Kolkata Knight Riders #Manish pandey #Yusuf Pathan #Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders #IPL 2017 #Nathan Coulter-Nile