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IPL 2013 Match 35 Highlights: KKR Vs KXIP

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Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 23:51 [IST]
 
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Kolkata, Apr 26: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders brought their IPL 2013 campaign back on track with a resounding six-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens here on Friday night.

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Manvinder Bisla's half century, Eoin Morgan's 26-ball 42 and Jacques Kallis' all-round show steered KKR to victory in 18.2 overs while chasing 150. Both Bisla and Morgan were lucky to enjoy a dropped chance each.

IPL 2013 Game 35 Highlights: KKR Vs KXIP

Here are the highlights

# KKR won their third match this season. Despite this win they stay at 7th position

# KXIP lost their fourth game in eight outings. They are at 5th place

# Opener Manvinder Bisla was the highest scorer in the match with a 44-ball 51 not out

# This was Bisla's third half century in IPL

# Eoin Morgan hit 42 off 26 with 3 fours and 4 sixes

# Yusuf Pathan disappointed yet again. He was out for a first-ball duck. This was his second score of 0 this season

# Azhar Mahmoodd took two wickets in two balls, dismissing Gautam Gambhir and Yusuf

# Mahmood finished with 3/35 in 4 overs

# Bisla was dropped on 1 by Mandeep Singh in the second over of the innings

# Morgan was dropped on 29 by Bhargav Bhatt. The left-hander was also lucky to have not been bowled when a ball from Piyush Chawla kissed the legstump but the bails did not dislodge. He was on 0 when that happened

# KKR hit 14 fours and 7 sixes

# KXIP posted 149/6 in 20 overs

# Manan Vohra's 31 was the best individual score for KXIP

# KXIP hit 15 fours and 4 sixes

# Jacques Kallis was excellent with the ball, taking 2/14 in 4 overs

# Kallis also hit 37 off 33 with 6 fours

# Kallis won the Man-of-the-match award

# KXIP captain Adam Gilchrist showed signs of returning to form with a run-a-ball 27 as an opener

ThatsCricket

Story first published:  Friday, April 26, 2013, 23:25 [IST]
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