IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders Blow Away Delhi Daredevils At Eden Gardens
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), riding on Nitish Rana and Andre Russell's heroics, snapped a two-game losing streak in style to register a 71-run victory over Gautam Gambhir's Delhi Daredevils in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens on Monday.
KKR registered their second win of IPL 2018, beating Delhi by 71 runs at Eden Gardens. (All Images Courtesy AFP)
After being sent into bat, Robin Uthappa started the carnage for KKR. He scored 35 off just 19 balls.
Nitish Rana was the top scorer for KKR with a brilliant 59 off 35 balls.
Andre Russell was once again at his destructive best, smashing a 12-ball 41 that included six towering maximums.
Russell and Rana's innings powered Kolkata Knight Riders to 200/9 in their allotted 20 overs.
Former KKR skipper, Gautam Gambhir had a homecoming to forget and was dismissed for just 8.
Rishabh Pant once again provided the bright spark for Delhi, blasting 43 off 26 balls.
Glenn Maxwell (48) was the only other DD batsmen to get into double digits and after his dismissal Delhi were packed off for just 129.