IPL: KKR march ahead with a victory against DD

28 Apr 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
IPL 10: KKR vs DD - Updates!

Another 100-plus stand between skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa paved way for a seven-wicket victory for Kolkata Knight Riders against Delhi Daredevils in the 32nd match of 2017 IPL.

Chasing 161, Gambhir(71*) and Uthappa(59) put 108 runs for the second wicket. It was fourth 100-run stand for the duo.

KKR have 14 points from nine games and are two points ahead of MI.

In context: IPL 10: KKR vs DD - Updates!

Match 32Ruthless KKR host refreshed DD

After enjoying a five day break, Delhi Daredevils are up against the Kolkata Knight Riders, who are sitting on the top of the points table.

KKR look to continue their winning form and would want to extend their lead over the other teams.

On the other hand, DD would look for a win after a hat-trick of losses.

First inningsSamson scores another fifty to take DD to 160

Delhi Daredevils managed to score 160 runs after a 38-ball-60-run innings from Sanju Samson.

Samson put on a 48-run partnership with Karun Nair for the first wicket and then a 75-run stand with Shreyas Iyer, who scored 47 runs.

Excellent bowling from KKR in the death overs ensured DD score just 29 runs in last five overs, the second least in IPL 10.

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