Kolkata, Apr 3: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders were off to a winning start in IPL 6 as they defeated Delhi Daredevils here at Eden Gardens on Wednesday night.
After bowling Delhi out for 128 in 20 overs, KKR reached the target in 18.4 overs losing four wickets. KKR collected two points for the win.
It was a superb bowling effort by Sunil Narine who took four wickets for 13 runs in four overs.
Here are the highlights of Game 1 in IPL 2013
# Brett Lee got a wicket off the first ball of this edition of IPL. The Australian bowled Unmukt Chand for a duck on the first ball of the match
# KKR got a wicket off the last ball too when Shahbaz Nadeem was run out
# Delhi managed just one six in their entire innings. It was hit by captain Mahela Jayawardene
# Only two Delhi batsmen managed to get into double figures. Jayawardene (66) and David Warner (21) were the two
# Jayawardene registered the first half century of IPL 6
# During his knock today, Jayawardene completed 1,500 runs in IPL
# Delhi scored 15 boundaries in the innings
# Captain Gautam Gambhir top scored for KKR with 42 runs
# KKR scored two sixes, one each from Gambhir and Yusuf Pathan
# KKR scored 14 boundaries. Gambhir and Jacques Kallis hit five each
# Sunil Narine was impressive with figures of 4/13 in 4 overs
# Narine won the Man-of-the-match award, his fourth in IPL
# Delhi missed Virender Sehwag who sat out of the match due to back spasms
# Left-arm spinner Nadeem was the most successful Delhi bowler with figures of 2/22 in 4 overs
# Delhi were let down by poor fielding
# Delhi were about 15 to 20 runs short