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IPL 10: Pandey, Pathan hit fifties as KKR beat DD by 4 wickets

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan each struck blistering half-centuries as Knight Riders defeated Daredevils by four wickets to register their third successive win in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian League (IPL) here at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday.

Chasing a decent target of 170 runs to win, Knight Riders lost opener Colin de Grandhomme and skipper Gautam cheaply for one and 14 runs, respectively.

Manish then steadied his side's innings, as he not only smashed an unbeaten 69-run knock, including four boundaries and three sixes, but also shared a 110-run stand with Pathan (59) for the fourth wicket to help visitors chase down the target with a ball remaining.

For Daredevils, Zaheer Khan and Pat Cummins bagged two wickets each while Chris Morris and also chipped in with a wicket each.

Earlier, opting to bat first, Daredevils posted 168 for 7 in their stipulated 20 overs. Opener Sanju Samson (39) and Rishabh Pant (38) were the top scorers for the Delhi-based team.

Nathan Coulter-Nile was the pick of the bowler for the team for his figures of three for 22 while Chris Woakes, Umesh Yadav and Sunil Narine all contributed with a wicket each.

Kolkata, who are standing at the top of the table with four wins from five games they have played, will now take on Gujarat Lions at Eden Gardens in on April 21.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 20:57 IST
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