Match – 6 KXIP VS KKR : RUSSELL’s assault makes a job well done for KKR

Namaste, Aadab, Satsriyakal

Toss KXIP won the toss opt to bowl

Teams:

KXIP: Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye

KKR: Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna

Narine and Lynn comes to bat

KKR off to a flier

Narine blasts 25 off chakravarthy

Narine gets underneath and hits 3 sixes. 1st one on long off 2nd one long on and 3rd one clubbed on leg side.

Shami gets the first wicket

Chris lynn tries hit back to back boundaries but miscues and ball goes up in the air and miller takes a brilliant catch.chris goes for 10.Robin utthappa comes in.

It’s 34/1

Debutant Viljoen gets his maiden wicket

Narine goes for 24.

Bowls a short of length ball and narine tries to pull but didn’t get much wood and KL Rahul does the rest. Nitish Rana comes in.

It’s 36/2

100 up for KKR

Rana and Utthapa blowing whatever coming their way.

Rana gets 50

Viljoen blows leg stump ball and rana just flicks it for 4 to get his half century.

Huge Six and 100 partnership is up

Finally Wrong-un does the trick Flights the ball and rana tries to take risk but the ball balloons up in the air and Mayank Agarwal takes it easily. Chakravarty’s first T20 wicket.Rana goes for 63. Windies Pal Andre Russel comes in.

It’s 146/3

Robbie Utthapa gets 50

Drama, Drama, Drama

Shami cleans him up.Russel goes.

Ohh wait wait wait!

It’s a NO-ball umpire calls it.

Free hit comes up.Why did umpire called a NO-ball! that’s because of not overstepping but there are only 3 fielders inside the circle and it’s the reverse of fortune.

BANG BANG

1,1,6,4,4,6 …?

That’s not a morse code to crack! It’s Russel special for you!!!

185/3

If insanity has one special synonyms then it is Andre Russell.

200 up in 18.4 overs

17 Sixes in this innings and we still have an 7 balls left.

Ohh boyy! Finally Russel departs

It was high in the air but mayank showed a lot of composure and it looked like sail over his head for a six but nice high catch. Russel goes for 48. Skipper Dinesh Karthik comes to crease.

It’s 213/4

A cheeky shot to finish 218/4

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A Sneak peak of what we have seen in the IPL until now:

1. The Chepauk Turner

2. The Dre Russ and Pant Show

3. Vintage Yuvi

4. Ashwin’s Mankading

5. Watto vs Ishant and Rabada

6. CSK’s Cliffhanger Chases

Just 5 Matches into #IPL2019 and we’ve already had enough of Drama, Action and Competition….

Chase begins

KL Rahul & Chris Gayle comes to crease

Asgardian Lockie gets Rahul

Not a great start KXIP wpuld have wanted. Slower ball Rahul wamted to driver up over mid-off but couldn’t get the timing.Rahul goes for 1. Mayank Agarwal comes to crease. It’s 11/1

Ohh it’s up and look out

Almost a collusion between mid-on and mid-off and Russel has won this.Bowls a short length Gayle tries to go for big one but mid-on fielder Prasidh takes it. Gayle gone for 20.Sarfaraz khan comes to crease.

It’s 37/2

Russel gets Scoop Boy

Bowls a slower ball on leg stump and Sarfaraz tries to play on leg side but gets leading edge and Skipper Karthik makes no mistake.Sarfaraz gone for 13.Big man David Miller comes in. It’s 60/3

50 for Mayank Agarwal

Equation – 86 runs needed off last five overs

Chawla jinxed him

Agarwal goes for the sweep but misses it completely and gets cleaned up. Agarwal gone for 58. Mandeep singh comes to crease. It’s 134/4

Chawla gets Killer Miller

It’s quite jubilant.

Why is he not walking? Miller has hone for the referral and why not he is the man in question.there is no murmur there that means he’s NOT OUT.

Miller gets 50 but the job is not done

Equation is 48 required off 8 balls

8 Legitimate sixes required.

Someone call Yuvi Pajji for help.

Chawla bowls the last over and wins it for KKR by 28 runs.

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StatMost sixes in an IPL match at the Eden Gardens – 23 – today!

Man of the matchAndre Russel for his all round performance blistering 48 and 2 wickets.

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