IPL 7, KKR VS DD, Highlights: JP Duminy powers Delhi Daredevils to thrilling four-wicket win over KKR

Updated: 20 April 2014 00:00 IST

Led by JP Duminy (52 off 35 balls) and captain Dinesh Karthik (56 off 40 balls), Delhi Daredevils turned things around after an initial slump to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets at Dubai. Catch highlights here.

IPL 7, KKR VS DD, Highlights: JP Duminy powers Delhi Daredevils to thrilling four-wicket win over KKR

Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets at Dubai. Catch highlights here (Scorecard | Commentary):

 

23:47 (IST): So, a great win for Delhi Daredevils to give them some confidence after a terrible last season. JP Duminy combined really well with Dinesh Karthik to give them this much-needed win. JP was also the Man of the Match and said batsmen need to believe in themselves every time they go to bat because good form can come and go. Delhi captain Dinesh Karthik said it was a good start for his team and JP Duminy was not just key to their batting but also a 'super person'. That's it from us. See you tomorrow for the game between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab at Sharjah.

 

23:31 (IST): Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets in thrilling finish at Dubai.

 

23:22 (IST): Duminy reduces equation to just 13 runs off 13 balls with two sixes. Delhi Daredevils look set to win.

 

23:17 (IST): Neesham sets it up nicely for Delhi Daredevils with a solid six off Piyush Chawla! DD 135/5 (17 overs).

 

23:12 (IST): OUT! Manoj Tiwary c Sunil Narine b Morne Morkel 8. Delhi Daredevils 127/5 (16 overs) chasing 167 vs KKR.

 

23:04 (IST): WICKET! Dinesh Karthik lbw b Sunil Narine 56. Delhi Daredevils 118/4 (14.3 overs).

23:00 (IST): Dinesh Karthik gets his first Delhi Daredevils fifty. DD 111/3 (13.3 overs) chasing 167 to win.

 

22:58 (IST): Sunil Narine needs to take some wickets to keep Delhi Daredevils in check. DD 104/3 (13 overs) vs KKR.

 

22:45 (IST): At the halfway stage, DD are 84/3 (10 overs) vs KKR chasing 167. Need 83 off 60 to win. JP Duminy (4*), Dinesh Karthik (42*).

 

22:31 (IST): OUT! Ross Taylor b Kallis 6. Delhi Daredevils 60/3 (7 overs) chasing 167 vs KKR.

 

 

22:18 (IST): OUT! Mayank Agarwal c Chawla b Morkel 26. Delhi Daredevils 39/2 (4 overs). Taylor comes in to bat now. Have a look at some over comparisons till now.

 

22:15 (IST): What a run-progression from Delhi Daredevils after they lost Vijay early! DD 37/1 (3.2 overs).

 

22:03 (IST): OUT! Murali Vijay run out Pandey 0. Delhi Daredevils 10/1 (0.5 overs) chasing 167 vs KKR.

21:38 (IST): Kolkata Knight Riders post 166/5 (20 overs) vs Delhi Daredevils after electing to bat first at Dubai.

 

21:26 (IST): OUT! Uthappa c Taylor b Unadkat 55. KKR 132/4 (17 overs).

 

 

21:24 (IST): Robin Uthappa gets to his first fifty for KKR off just 38 balls. KKR 126/3 (16.2 overs) vs DD. (Here's a look at the partnerships for KKR today, some key ones between Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan and Robin Uthappa)

 

21:18 (IST): Shakib Al Hasan and Robin Uthappa have shifted gears. KKR (117/3, 15.2 overs) looking at a big score.


21:00 (IST): OUT! Manish Pandey b Shahbaz Nadeem 48. KKR 75-3 (11 overs).

 

20:51 (IST): Manish Pandey and Robin Uthappa still going strong for KKR. They are 56/2 (9 overs) vs DD.

 

20:37 (IST): Jimmy Neesham bowling his first over for DD. Pandey gets a 4! KKR 36/2 (6.1 overs).

20:24 (IST): Two batsmen who have got some great knocks in the IPL, Uthappa and Pandey are batting for KKR. They are 16/2 (3.3 overs).

 

20:16 (IST): OUT! Gautam Gambhir c Duminy b Coulter-Nile 0. KKR 10-2 (1.2 overs).

 

20:07 (IST): OUT! Jacques Kallis c Ross Taylor b Shami 0. KKR 1-1 (0.1 overs) vs DD.

 

Playing XIs

Kolkata Knight Riders


Gautam Gambhir, Jacques Kallis, Manish Pandey, Robin Uthappa, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Vinay Kumar, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel

Delhi Daredevils


Manish Agarwal, Murali Vijay, Dinesh Karthik, JP Duminy, Ross Taylor, Manoj Tiwary, Jimmy Neesham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohammed Shami, Jaydev Unadkat

 

19:38 (IST): Kolkata Knight Riders win toss and elect to bat first vs Delhi Daredevils at Dubai. KKR are going in with an unchanged side. Delhi Daredevils are still being led by Dinesh Karthik in the absence of Kevin Pietersen.

 

19:00 (IST): Kolkata Knight Riders have played the IPL final only once in 2012, when they defeated Chennai Super Kings to lift the title.

 

18:40 (IST): Kolkata will hope to continue their good form after defeatinf Mumbai by 41 runs in the tournament opener.

 

18:25 (IST): Delhi have been known to be the chokers in the Indian Premier League as they have never made it to the final in spite of habitually entering the knockout phase.

 

PREVIEW

Delhi Daredevils are gearing up to get their campaign back on track amid uncertainty over the availability of their best batsman Kevin Pietersen for the Indian Premier League match against Kolkata Knight Riders who will look to continue their winning momentum here on Saturday.

While the Daredevils were beaten black and blue by Royal Challengers Bangalore in their opening match, the Knight Riders kicked off their campaign in the best possible manner, posting a thumping 41-run win over defending champions Mumbai Indians. (Read full preview)

 

AKRAM AT THE NETS

Wasim Akram, 47, guided the Kolkata Knight Riders bowling unit on many facets of swing and seam bowling by training with them in scorching heat ahead of their clash against Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier Leagues.

The Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen will forever remember Friday's net session as their mentor Wasim Akram bowled his heart out before the teams' weekend game against Delhi Daredevils. (When Akram 'bowled' for Kolkata)

 

THE MAGIC OF KALLIS

On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders' stunning Indian Premier League win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form.

Pandey's 64 and Kallis' 72 were the cornerstones of KKR's 163-run total, which helped them clinch a 41-run win over the fancied Mumbai. The duo's 131-run stand was the highlight of the IPL's opening match on Wednesday. (Reuniting with Kallis helped me: Pandey)

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