In the 45th match KKR vs KTK, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first. They managed to stop Kochi Tuskers at 156/5, but still they lost this match to KTK.
Kochi have spiced up the race for the play-offs with a big enough win against one of the tournament favorites. This is the last game to be played in Kochi this IPL and the home fans will head back satisfied.
Kolkata Knight Riders innings:
Fall of wickets1-69 (Kallis, 10.2 ov), 2-69 (Gambhir, 10.3 ov), 3-97 (Tiwary, 13.6 ov), 4-132 (Morgan, 18.4 ov)
Kochi Tuskers Kerala innings:
Fall of wickets1-6 (McCullum, 1.4 ov), 2-30 (Patel, 5.2 ov), 3-81 (Klinger, 11.5 ov), 4-96 (Jadeja, 14.4 ov), 5-134 (Jayawardene, 18.6 ov)
Kochi: Mahela Jayawardene (c), Brendon McCullum, Parthiv Patel, Brad Hodge, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Thisara Perera, Raiphi Gomez, Rudra Pratap Singh, Ramesh Powar, VVS Laxman, Sreesanth, Muttiah Muralitharan, Owais Shah, Steven Smith, Balachandra Akhil, Deepak Chougule, Gnaneswara Rao, John Hastings, Michael Klinger, Chandan Madan, Sushant Marathe, Steve O’Keefe, Tanmay Srivastava, Padmanabhan Prasanth and Yashpal Singh.
Kolkata: Gautam Gambhir (c), L Balaji, Pradeep Sangwan, SS Ladda, Brett Lee, Iqbal Abdulla, Jaidev Unadkat, James Pattinson, Shami Ahmed, Manoj Tiwary, Eoin Morgan, Rajat Bhatia, Yusuf Pathan, Jacques Kallis, L R Shukla, Shakib Al Hasan, Ryan ten Doeschate, M S Bisla, Mark Boucher, S P Goswami