IPL 10: Uthappa, Gambhir star in another easy win

IPL 10: Uthappa, Gambhir star in another easy win

Tags: Indian Premier League 2017, 32nd Match - Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Delhi Daredevils,at Kolkata Apr 28, 2017, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Robin Venu Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir

Published on: Apr 29, 2017

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Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa's starred again as they outshone Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa's starred again as they outshone Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets.

Chasing 161, KKR were 9 for 1, before Uthappa and Gambhir added 108 from 66 balls to put India in command.

After Uthappa was run out for 59, Gambhir took over and remained unbeaten 71 from 52 balls as Delhi won with 22 balls to spare.

Uthappa who made 87 against Rising Pune Supergiant, continued his great form. He hammered Chris Morris for 6 4 6 and then smashed Pat Cummins for a six and a four.

Earlier, Nathan Coulter-Nile (3/34) played the key role as KKR restricted Delhi Daredevils to 160 for six after they were 41 without loss in four overs.

Delhi managed only 29 in the last five overs and lost four wickets​. Sanju Samson (60 from 38 balls) and Shreyas Iyer (47 from 34 balls) got them off to a great start before Coulter-Nile hit back.

The second-wicket partnership was worth 75 runs in 55 balls, after a 48-run opening stand from 29 deliveries.

However, the wickets of Samson, Risabh Pant (6), Shreyas Iyer (47) set them back.

--By A Cricket Correspondent

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