KKR Wins Second IPL Title after a Nail Biter

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(Last Updated On: June 2, 2014)

IPL 7 | FINAL | KKR Vs KXIP

 KKR players celebrate their second IPL title win

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Toss: KKR and elected to field first

Playing XIs:

KXIP: Virender Sehwag, Manan Vohra, George Bailey, Wriddhiman Saha, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Akshar Patel, Mitchell Johnson, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Karanveer Singh, Parvinder Awana

KKR: Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav

Mini Score Card:

KXIP 199/4 (20) Run rate: 9.95

Wriddhiman Saha 115* (55) | Piyush Chawla 2/44 (4)

Manan Vohra 67 (52) | Umesh Yadav 1/39 (4)

KKR 200/7 (19.3) Run rate: 10.25

Manish Pandey 94 (50) | Karanveer Singh 4/54 (4)

Yusuf Pathan 36 (22) | Mitchell Johnson 2/41 (4)

Result: KKR won the match by 3 wickets and the Indian Premier League 2014.

Man of the match: Manish Pandey (KKR)

Man of the series: Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)

Most Valuable Player (MVP): Robin Uthappa (KKR)

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena | Bruce Oxenford | S Ravi (3rd) | CK Nandan (Reserve)

Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama

How they played the game:

Powerplay: KXIP 32 runs, 2 wickets | KKR 59 runs, 1 wicket

First 50 runs: KXIP 48 balls | KKR 32 balls

50-100 runs: KXIP 33 balls | KKR 32 balls

100-150 runs: KXIP 19 balls | KKR 26 balls

150-200 Runs: KXIP 199/4 (20) | KKR 27 balls

EXTRAS: KKR 8 (4 LB, 3 Wd, 1 NB) | KXIP 6 (6 Wd)

Best Partnership

KXIP: 3rd wicket – 129 runs off 73 balls between Saha 77* (40) and Vohra 46 (33)

KKR: 3rd wicket – 71 runs off 44 balls between Pathan 36 (22) and Pandey 34 (22)

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Fours and SIXES

KXIP 17 Fours – 10 by Saha, 6 by Vohra, 1 by Sehwag | 10 SIXES – 8 by Saha, 2 by Vohra

KKR 15 Fours – 7 by Pandey, 3 by Gambhir, 2 by Shakib, 1 each by Uthappa, ten Doeschate and Chawla | 11 SIXES – 6 by Pandey, 4 by Pathan, 1 by Chawla

Important Facts about the Match:

  • This was KXIP’s first and KKR’s second IPL final appearance.
  • Wriddhiman Saha became the first player ever to score a century in an IPL final.
  • This was KKR’s second IPL title in three years.
  • Yusuf Pathan is now involved in three IPL winning teams. Two with KKR and one with RR.
  • KKR’s chase of 200 is the highest chase in any IPL final till date.
  • KKR did not score a single boundary and still able to  make 59 runs in the Powerplay

In the PIC: KKR players celebrate their second IPL title win.

Picture Courtesy: ESPN – Cricinfo

 

KKR Wins Second IPL Title after a Nail Biter
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