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IPL updates! Kolkata crush Mumbai by six wickets

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May 14, 2014


23:12  - Scorecard

Robin Uthappa struck a masterful 52-ball 80 as Kolkata Knight Riders crushed Mumbai Indians by six wickets.

After restricting them to 141-5, Kolkata got off to a positive start with a 50-runs opening stand between Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir. 

Manish Pandey and Uthappa further added 46 runs to ensure that KKR stay in the chase. 

By the time Uthappa was castled by Harbhajan Singh, KKR already had the game in their bag. 

Harbhajan Singh was the pick of the bowlers with 2-22.
23:05   - Scorecard

Kolkata Knight Riders are in control despite Robin Uthappa's wicket. 

Uthappa who struck a pleasing 52-ball 80 was castled by Lendl Simmons, but not before the batsman had struck two massive sixes to bring down the asking rate. 

At the end of 17 overs, Kolkara were 128-3, still requiring 14 runs from 18 balls.
22:38  - Scorecard

A brilliant 34-ball half-century from Robin Uthappa is leading Kolkata's run chase in Cuttack. 

Chasing 142, Uthappa began on a a promising note with a boundary in the firs over itself. 

Uthappa was involved in a half-century stand with Gautam Gambhir, before the latter was castled by Harbhajan Singh. 

After that he has forged a good partnership with Manish Pandey to continue to lead KKR's charge.

At the end of 11 overs, KKR were 78-1.
22:22  - Scorecard

Robin Uthappa has given Kolkata the ideal start in the chase of 142. Uthappa has looked aggressive of the two openers as he along with Gautam Gambhir has put on a 50-runs stand for the opening wicket. 

Bust as we speak, Harbhajan Singh strikes off his first ball. 

Bhajji had Gambhir playing one back on to his stumps for 14. KKR were 50-1 after 7.2 overs. 
22:03  - Scorecard

Kolkata are off to a cautious start in the chase of 142. Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa have already hit the boundary boards once and looking to mainly keep the strike moving. 

Uthappa was the first one to hit the boundary as he timed one through midwicket for a boundary. 

Gambhir latched onto a leg side delivery from Jasprit Bumrah and placed it past fine leg for a bounday. 

At the end of 3 overs, KKR were 21-0. 
21:33  - Scorecard

Mumbai Indians struggled on a slow surface here in Cuttack as they could only muster 141-5

Mumbai were on the back foot as early as they lost CM Gautam in the third over after he hit one to Surya Kumar Yadav for 8. 

Shakib then castled Lendl Simmons for 12. 

Rohit Sharma tried his best with a 44-ball 51 to help them cross the 130-run mark. 

Ambati Rayudu looked good in his brief stay, but was snapped by Chawla for 33.
21:16  - Scorecard

Rohit Sharma is leading Mumbai' charge as he attacks Morne Morkel.

Rohit hit two massive sixes off Morkel.

Morkel, however did manage to get the wicket of Corey Anderson, who was looking dangerous as the final overs were approaching. 

At the end of 16 overs, Mumbai were 115-4.
20:53   - Scorecard

Piyush Chawla strikes now for Kolkata as he removes well-set Ambati Rayudu for 33. 

Rayudu, who hit Chawla for a boundary through point, looked to hit one over the top was caught at long on by Surya Kumar Yadav.

Mumbai were 70-3 after 12 overs.
20:40  - Scorecard

Yusuf  Pathan now introduced now into the attack. Gambhir reckons the pitch is assisting spinners.

Rohit Sharma punches one through long one for couple. 

Rayudu then plays one late to help himself to a boundary. A brace follows as Rayudu plays an identical shot. 

Rayudu slog sweeps for a single as 10 runs came from the over. 

At the end of 9 overs, Mumbai were 56-2 
20:26  - Scorecard

Shakib al Hasan now strikes for Kolkata as he castles Lendl Simmons for 12. 

Simmons looked to give Shakib the charge, but missed the ball due to the bounce as the ball crashed on to the leg stumps. 

Mumbai struggling now at 35-2.
20:12  - Scorecard

Morne Morkel strikes in his second over as he removes CM Gautam for 8.

Gautam looked to drive one through the off side, ended up hitting it to Surya Kumar Yadav in covers. 

Mumbai were 12-1.
20:11  - Scorecard

Umesh Yadav to share the new ball with Morne Morkel. 

Yadav gets some swing, Gautam hits one handsomely to fielder. 

Gautam clips one off his pads to get three as Mumbai were 12-0 after 2 overs.

19:37  Welcome to the live update of the second game of the day between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders. 

The news from the middle is that Kolkata have won the toss and have elected to bowl first. 

KKR are making one change to their side brining in Shakib al Hasan in place of Jacques Kallis.

Mumbai are going in with an unchanged side.
19:32  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 211-4 (18.4 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Steyn concedes 22 in his last over to end with disastrous figures (4-0-51-0). Punjab need just four runs off their final two overs. 

They do it easily in the penultimate over by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, with Bailey (35) sealing it with a six over long-off, the shot also bringing up the 50-run stand for the fifth wicket with Miller (24 not out).

The win takes Punjab back to the top of the table, with their eighth win in 10 games. For Hyderabad it is their sixth loss in as many games. 
19:27  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 202-4 (18 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Karn Sharma has been expensive today (4-0-46-1). Mishra has done slightly better (4-0-32-1).

Punjab need 31 from their final four overs. Irfan Pathan is handed the ball. Bailey (on 6) survives off the fifth ball, as ball hit the ground before Warner grasped it. 

Steyn to bowl the 18th over. Bailey smashes the third ball for a huge six over long on and the fourth backward of point for a boundary. The fifth also finds the fence. The final fetches a maximum.
19:06  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 166-4 (14 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Maxwell celebrates with successive sixes off Karn Sharma, the second helping Punjab get past the 150-run mark. 

Mishra finally gets Maxwell (43) caught at long-off by guess who? Yes. it is Steyn. 

Maxwell's 22-ball knock was inclusive of two boundaries and five sixes and added 34 runs (off 24 balls) with Miller. 
18:48  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 141-3 (11 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Steyn is back for an over, the ninth, but ends up conceding 12, including a six to Vohra. 

However, Vohra (47) is unlucky in the next over, as Bhuvneshwar runs him out on his follow through. David Miller joins Maxwell at the crease. 

Maxwell (on 23) hits a loose shot off Mishra and Steyn makes no mistake with the catch. However, it is a no ball. Maxwell survives.
18:31  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 113-1 (8 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Henriques' second over is an expensive one as well, Vohra first hitting successive boundaries before a six over cover, followed by a boundary helps Saha complete a richly deserved half century. 

Punjab smash 86 in the batting powerplay before a timeout is taken much to Hyderabad's relief. 

Amit Mishra is introduced immediately after resumption. He gives away nine runs first up, with Vohra hitting a boundary off the last ball.. 

Karn Sharma though provides Hyderabad some much needed relief, having Saha (54) stumped. Saha's 26-ball innings was inclusive of eight boundaries and two sixes and he helped Vohra add 91 runs (off just 41 balls) for the second wicket. 

Glenn Maxwell is the new man in. He announces himself with a second-ball six over midwicket, one that helps Punjab get past the 100-run mark in just the eighth over. 

It is the fastest team hundred in in the IPL. Maxwell hits another six off the next ball.
18:16  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 66-1 (5 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Bhuvneshwar's second over is an expensive one with Saha helping himself to 15 runs. 

Moises Henriques replaces Steyn (1-0-15-0) in the attack in the fourth over. Saha smashes the second ball over extra cover for a maximum. Another boundary in the over, by Vohra past short third man, helps Punjab get to the 50-run mark in just the fourth over. 

Another boundary off the next ball ensures the 50-run partnership for the second wicket, off just 21 balls.

Karan Sharma is introduced in the fifth over but concedes 11 runs first up.
18:03  
Scorecard:

Punjab: 24-1 (2 overs)
Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Virender Sehwag and Manan Vohra to open the batting for Punjab and it will be Bhuvneshwar Kumar first up for Hyderabad. 

Sehwag smashes the first ball to the fence, over mid on, and the second straight back to the bowler. Wridhimann Saha is the new man in. He hits the final ball to the fence.

Dale Steyn to bowl the second over. He gives away 16 runs first up, with Vohra hitting a last ball six.
17:39  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 205-5 (20 overs)

Johnson has finished his spell (4-0-26-0). Akshar Patel comes in to bowl his last. 

Warner smashes the third ball over deep midwicket for a six and the fourth for a boundary. The fifth ball is desptached with disdain over deep midwicket for another six. Patel has conceded 18 runs off his last over to end with poor figures (4-0-40-0). 

Sandeep Sharma to bowl the penultimate over. Warner (44) is run out, thanks to Ojha. The Australian's 23-ball innings was inclusive of three boundaries and an equal number of sixes and helped Ojha add 81 runs (off just 42 balls) for the third wicket.

Ojha completes his half with a boundary over deep point. He celebrates the same with a six over fine leg. 

Sandeep Sharma (4-0-65-1) has an off day, 26 coming off his final over, Moises Henriques' wicket being his lone solace, if at all. 

Rishi Dhawan to bowl the final over. He has Irfan Pathan (1) caught by Miller off his second ball. 

However, a huge six by Ojha off the fifth ball takes Hyderabad past the 200-run mark. 

The home team end up at 205-5, with Ojha unbeaten on 79, his 36-ball knock inclusive of four boundaries and seven sixes. 
17:20  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 149-2 (17 overs)

A massive six by Naman Ojha, over long on off Shivam, helps Hyderabad get past the 100-run mark in the 13th over. The batsman despatches the next ball straight over the bowler's head for another six. 

Shivam ends with decent figures (4-0-31-1). 

Warner gets into the act with a massive six over deep midwicket off Dhawan. Naman Ojha also helps himself to a six in the over as 16 runs come off the over.

A couple off boundaries, off Patel, helps raise the 50-run partnership for the third wicket.

Johnson is back to bowl the 17th over and Warner helps himself to two boundaries in the over.
16:59  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 92-2 (12 overs)

After two good overs, Shivam Sharma is hit for a six over long on by Naman Ojha.

However, Rishi Dhawan accounts for Shikhar Dhawan in what can be termed a soft dismissal, the batsman offering an easy catch to Shivam at short fine leg. A good start gone waste.

The Hyderabad captain's 37-ball knock was inclusive of five boundaries and two sixes. David Warner is the new batsman in. 
16:45  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 67-1 (9 overs)

Shivam Sharma replaces an expensive Sandeep Sharma (3-0-39-0) in the attack in the seventh over. He gives away just two runs first up. 

It's a twin bowling change for Punjab, left-arm spinner Akshar Patel replacing Johnson (3-0-15-0) in the eighth over. Dhawan hits the fifth ball for a huge six over deep midwicket as eight runs come off the over.

However, Shivam strikes in the first ball of his second over, getting past Finch's (20) defence. The Australian's 23-ball knock was inclusive of two boundaries and he helped his captain add 65 runs for the opening wicket. 

Timeout is taken immediately and Naman Ojha joins his captain at the crease immediately after.
16:32  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 55-0 (6 overs)

Sharma concedes seven runs in his second over, including a boundary to Finch. 

Aaron Finch is brilliantly caught Glenn Maxwell but Sharma has overstepped.

The Australian gets a reprieve and Dhawan ensures the bowler gets punished for his mistake, taking 23 runs off the over, including four boundaries and a six.

Thanks to that 26-run over, Hyderabad reach the 50-run mark in only the sixth over, courtesy a boundary by Dhawan off Johnson.
16:10  
Scorecard:

Hyderabad: 10-0 (2 overs)

Sandeep Sharma to open the bowling for Punjab and it will be Aaron Finch and Shikhar Dhawan starting the Hyderabad innings. 

Finch hits the ball over extra cover for a boundary as six runs come off the over. Mitchell Johnson to bowl the second over. He gives away just four runs first up.
15:39  Good afternoon and welcome to the live coverage of the Indian Premier League match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab at Uppal. 

Punjab have got it right with the coin and have asked the home team to have a bat first. 

"The surface looks dry and would be easier to bat in the evening," reasons captain George Bailey. His opposite number, Shikhar Dhawan, is unperturbed by the toss loss. 

"I would have batted first as the wicket won't change much," he says. 
00:34  - Scorecard

Royal Challengers Bangalore rode on a brilliant 29-ball 68 from Yuvraj Singh as the host thrashed Delhi Daredevils by 16 runs. 

Courtesy of Yuvi's knock, RCB posted a healthy 186-4. Delhi innings never got going, before JP Duminy provided some hope with some lusty blows. 

Kedar Jhadav too tried his best with 20-ball 37, but in the end it was far too much to ask from Delhi lower order batsmen.

Muttiah Muralitharan and Mithchell Starc were the successful bowlers with figures of 2-25 and 2-26 respectively.
00:22  - Scorecard

Mithcell Starc castled JP Duminy to end a brilliant 30-ball cameo. 

The South African smashed Bangalore bowlers to all corners in his knock of 48, giving Delhi hopes of a memorable win.

But Starc pitched one up after getting hit for a boundary, to put RCB on top. 

Delhi were 147-6 after 18 overs.
00:02  - Scorecard

Muttiah Muralitharan strikes in his final over as he had Dinesh Karthik walking back for one. 

Karthik, who had just face a single delivery, tried to pull Murali, only to hit it Chahal at deep square leg.

Delhi were 110-5 after 14 overs.