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IPL 2018 | All-round Knight Riders outclass Daredevils in Eden Gardens

KKR produced a consummate performance in every aspect of the game to beat DD by 71 runs in a one sided affair at the Eden Gardens today. After Nitish Rana (59) and Andre Russell (41) guided the hosts to 200, Kuldeep (3/32) and Narine (3/18) destroyed the DD middle order to secure the points for KKR.
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IPL 2018 | Billings the Hero as CSK snatch victory on their return to Chennai

Sam Billings became the unlikely hero against Kolkata Knight Riders and his terrific half-century coupled with Shane Watson’s cameo at the start helped Chennai Super Kings to a thrilling five-wicket victory in Chennai today. Earlier, Andre Russell’s 88 propelled the Kolkata-based team to 202.
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IPL 2018 | Sunil Narine’s 16-ball fifty secures Kolkata Knight Riders a winning start

Sunil Narine proved his batting prowess and his 16-ball 50 against Royal Challengers Bangalore today saw Kolkata Knight Riders scamper to a XX-wicket over the visitors. Earlier, Nitish Rana was the star of KKR’s bowling efforts, after dismissing AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli off consecutive balls.
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IPL 2017 | Mumbai trounce Kolkata to enter final

Riding on dream spells from Karn Sharma (4/16) and Jasprit Bumrah (3/7) Mumbai crushed Kolkata in the second qualifier encounter at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore by 6 wickets. Chasing a paltry 108 to seal a spot in the final against Pune, Mumbai reached their target with 33 balls to spare.
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IPL 2017 | KKR advance in rain delayed Eliminator in Bengaluru

KKR made light work of the revised target of 48 after a brilliant 19-ball 32 by Gautam Gambhir powered Kolkata to 7 wicket victory over Hyderabad in the eliminator. Earlier, Sunrisers had managed 128/7 in their 20 overs before a near three hour rain delay meant that the target was reset for KKR.
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IPL 2017 | Second string Mumbai end KKR’s top-two hopes

Mumbai Indians completed a double over the Knight Riders with a second string team, beating the hosts by 9 runs at the Eden Gardens. Ambati Rayudu (63) and Saurabh Tiwary (52) had set Kolkata a target of 173 but, in reply, KKR could only muster 164 runs after losing wickets on regular occasions.
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IPL 2017| Rahul Tewatia shines to keep Punjab’s playoff hopes alive

Rahul Tewatia became the unlikely hero for Punjab fans as his spell of 2 for 18 helped the hosts to secure a 14-run win, which kept their playoff chances alive. Earlier in the day, Punjab posted a total of 167 runs riding on Maxwell’s 44 and that eventually dented Chris Lynn’s brave effort.
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IPL 2017 | Rahul Tripathi powers Pune past Kolkata in style

Rahul Tripathi was at his destructive best scoring an incredible 93 off just 52 balls as the Rising Pune Supergiant made light work of Kolkata Knight Riders’ target of 156 to seal a 4 wicket victory. The win helped Pune leapfrog Hyderabad into 3rd place, level on points with KKR on the IPL table.
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IPL 2017 | Unstoppable Warner ends KKR’s three-match winning streak

A 43-ball century by David Warner was enough to bring an end to Kolkata’s three-match winning run as Hyderabad emerged victorious and within a point of the former. In a rain-affected match, KKR eventually fell short by 48 runs against SRH’s target of 209 runs despite Robin Uthappa’s fighting fifty.
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IPL 2017 | Uthappa, Gambhir make it three in a row for KKR

Robin Uthappa (59) and Gautam Gambhir (71*) carried on from where they left off against Pune as they guided Kolkata Knight Riders to a 7 wicket win against Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens. Earlier the KKR bowlers had restricted DD to just 160 by giving away just 20 runs in the last four overs.
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