After winning the toss, KKR decided to bat first at the Match 18 of the Oppo CLT20 2014 at the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, letting Dolphins field on Monday, Sept. 29, at 8 PM IST.
Since Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is already qualified to play the semi-finals, Gautam Gambhir wanted to do something different, as they haven’t batted first in the tournament so far.
After 12 overs, KKR was 104 for 2 with a run rate of 8.43. Currently, R. Uthappa was at the crease with 32 and Manish Pandey with 17 runs. Openers Gautham Gambhir and J Kallis were out. (See Video).
KKR: Gambhir (C), Uthappa (wk), Kallis, M Pandey, Y Pathan, ten Doeschate, S Yadav, Russell, Chawla, Narine, K Yadav.
DOL: van Wyk(C) (wk), Delport, Chetty, Zondo, Vandiar, van Jaarsveld, Frylinck, Phehlukwayo, Abbott, Subrayen, Alexander.