Picks a single on the next. Shakib continues… Vohra hammers straight to deep midwicket for a single. Morne Morkel comes back into the attack. The tournament featured eight teams, one fewer than in 2013 after the withdrawal of the Pune Warriors India, and was held from 16 April 2014 to 1 June 2014. Balaji starts with a wide half-volley and Gambhir isn’t going to miss out on that one. A dot ball off of Sunil Narine. Knight Riders did not hit a six during the Powerplay, and yet they scored 59. 15:30 IST | 10:00 GMT, 25 Oct, 2020 Read Commentary & Updates of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab Indian Premier League, Final Cricket Match only on ESPNcricinfo.com. A chance for a run out but the replay shows that the batsman is safe. The third ball was driven neatly for four.The fourth ball was a wide and Uthappa concedes two byes as well. IPL 2014 has come a long way since the UAE leg with great ups a downs seen from Mumbai Indians scrapping through to the qualifier to Delhi Daredevils who just couldn’t get much right in this year’s IPL. Glenn Maxwell gets a reverse sweep and it goes straight to Morne Morkel. Manish Pandey slams the ball but George Bailey stops the ball on the edge of the circle to restrict the scoring to a single. He was Karanveer's fourth wicket and when he walked off the field, raising his bat to acknowledge cheers at a venue he calls home in the Ranji Trophy, Knight Riders needed 21 off 18 balls. Another thick edge but Morne Morkel gets to the ball at third man and secures the ball which would have definitely gone for a 4. The obvious stat is that this is the second final in seven seasons that is being played without Chennai Super Kings. the telecast in real-time and debated by the commentators, players and stars. The third umpire is checking if Robin Uthappa has collected the ball before it goes past the stumps. The Kolkata Knight Riders were set a mammoth 200 to win the IPL trophy, and Kings XI Punjab were the clear favourites at the halfway stage. Four runs. Crucial wicket for Punjab. All rights reserved |, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Perth Scorchers Women vs Brisbane Heat Women, Adelaide Strikers Women vs Hobart Hurricanes Women, Sydney Sixers Women vs Sydney Thunder Women, Melbourne Renegades Women vs Melbourne Stars Women, We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you non-personalized ads. Narine has already proved his worth by picking club over country! I am Abhijit Banare and I will be bringing you the live updates. Wriddhiman Saha pulls his delivery away for a couple of runs. Some turn on offer…should be an interesting chase. He gets a dot ball. Your votes will be featured in His four overs have gone for just 21 runs. Akshar Patel comes into the attack. On the third, Pandey was beaten by a slower short ball. Wide on the next delivery. A better line from Awana to gautam gambhir on his body as he plays the defensive shot to get a single and bring Manish Pandey on strike. 11 from that Awana over. The first half was a blur of flailing arms and aimless bats as the Knight Riders bowlers - fast and spin - exerted control. Fifty for Manish Pandey. A pull shot by Wriddhiman Saha but he fails to connect otherwise the ball was sure to go into the stands. None of the below bowlers are in action today! By the way…the pitch for the final isn’t the typical Bangalore pitch. Through singles the equation came down to 11 off seven, and Mitchell Johnson, who had bowled a succession of yorkers in his final over, signed off with a half-tracker. Got two each followed by a failed attempt to glide past the keeper on the last delivery. Manan Vohra slams the ball again and gets a 4 which almost became another 6. Virender Sehwag and Manan Vohra come out to open the batting attack for Kings XI Punjab. Well this is only the second time CSK won’t be playing an IPL final. Parwinder Awana comes into the attack. Finally KKR are able to catch something and that too with some drama !!! Shakib Al Hasan comes back into the attack. Umesh Yadav comes into the attack for the second over. Saha completes KKR’s humiliation with a straight six. Vohra is beaten on the fourth ball trying to hammer. Karanveer Singh comes into the attack and strikes with the first ball as the extra bounce beats Gautam Gambhir to be caught by David Miller. Karanveer Singh goes wide to deny Manish Pandey any runs when he say Pandey charging him. — Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 1, 2014, I don’t like so much spin bowled to Yusuf early on…Akshar, can you pl prove me wrong , — Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) June 1, 2014, After an early wicket, @MitchJohnson398 is pushing up towards 150kph. When Ryan ten Doeschate also holed out to long-on, leaving Knight Riders with 32 to get off 21, Pandey once again smashed the next ball for six in that same direction. Shakib Al Hasan comes back into the attack. A brilliant diving effort by Akshar Patel to stop an imminent 4. 19 runs from the over. Spinners are getting some turn and the wicket is a touch slower. A direct throw and the players in the KXIP camp are celebrating and the replay confirms that Shakib Al Hasan has to depart run out. Mitchell Johnson gets the first ball away for a wide and is slammed for a 4 by Gautam Gambhir. Manish Pandey comes ou to replace Robin Uthappa. Mitchell Johnson opens the bowling attack for Kings XI Punjab. The last ball is fullish and Gambhir carves it through covers again for four. Glenn Maxwell comes into the attack to replace Manan Vohra. The next one is short and there for a pull. The Kolkata Knight Riders were set a mammoth 200 to win the IPL trophy, and Kings XI Punjab were the clear favourites at the halfway stage. Wriddhiman Saha goes big again and it seems like it may fall short but the fielder can only watch as the ball goes over his head for a 6. Akshar Patel comes back into the attack. Sunil Narine comes into the attack and strikes right away with the wicket of George Bailey as he is bowled round his stumps. Morkel starts with a middle and leg line, Punjab begin with a leg-bye. KKR’s eight wins in a row is a mere subset of Uthappa’s 10 40+ scores in a row (and obviously the Orange Cap holder). There is an appeal for a stumping by Robin Uthappa. STAT ALERT! Big wicket for Karanveer. Manish Pandey continues the big hitting as he slams the second ball of the over for a 6. George Bailey and Gautam Gambhir come out to the middle for the toss for the fianl match of IPL 2014. Wriddhiman Saha gets things going in a higher ger as he smacks Sunil Narine’s delivery for a 6. Shows how consistent a team they are. The Umpire calls for a Strategi Time Out. A good line being bowled by Akshar Patel here to get dot balls and restrict the scoring to singles till now. You can find out more-. Akshar Patel comes back. Umesh Yadav comes back and the first ball is cut by Saha for four. Gambhir comes down the track and is deceived in the air. Manish Pandey is trying all to get the scoring into higher gear but has failed to connect effectively so far but both the batsmen are able to rotate the strike and keep the run rate under check. Piyush Chawla and Suryakumar Yadav are rotating the strike to inch their way to the victory. KKR have done well by keeping up with the required run-rate. Another brilliant over from Akshar Patel. Morkel suffered too, as Vohra's one-handed carve carried over the third-man boundary and Saha hooked for six to take 20 runs off the 15th over. After topping the table with 22 points, the only moment of bother in this tournament came in the first qualifier against KKR where the Kolkata bowling proved too heavy for Punjab. First ball was hit by Narine straight to Sehwag. Piyush Chawla comes into the attack after the strategic time out. Pitch for tonight’s game looks a belter. A dot followed by two singles. Vohra got to his 50 off 42 balls; Saha needed only 29 and did not let up. Also Read - IPL 2020: 'Miyan, Ready ho Jao,' How Virat Kohli Boosted Mohammed Siraj's Confidence Before Stunning Bowling Spell, Kings XI Punjab take on Kolkata Knight Riders one last time as both, KXIP and KKR, take the field to battle it out for the coveted IPL 2014 trophy. Saha hit 35 runs off the 18 balls he faced from Narine - mostly on the leg side - and took 32 off 13 balls from Chawla. But ever since the Indian leg started, KKR have not kept a foot wrong barring the RR match. But there’s no stopping Pandey. Has a tough ask to keep Yusuf quiet and he does it perfectly. Pandey's 94 off 50 balls, an innings fuelled by an urgency that did not abate, pulled off the highest successful chase in any Twenty20 final. !’, Side batting first has won 4 out of last 6 IPL Finals. In their last ten overs, Kings XI had scored 141 runs. KKR vs KXIP, Final, Indian Premier League 2014, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opt to bowl, © 2020 Cricbuzz.com, Times Internet Limited.