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Pandey stars in KKR's 6 wicket win over Daredevils

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two-time champions Knight Riders rode on Manish Pandey's unbeaten match-winning half- century to beat Daredevils by four wickets in a tense Indian League match, here today.

Asked to bowl, KKR first restricted Daredevils to 168 for eight and then chased down the target with one ball to spare, reaching 169 for six.

Pandey steered the KKR chase with a 49-ball unbeaten 69, a knock that was laced with four boundaries and three sixes.

Besides Pandey, Yusuf Pathan made useful 59 off 39 deliveries with the help of six boundaries and two hits over the fence.

For Daredevils, skipper Zaheer Khan (2/28) and Pat Cummins (2/39) impressed with the ball.

Knight Riders:

Gautam Gambhir c Mathews b Zaheer 14

Colin de Grandhomme c Billings b Khan 1

Robin Uthappa c Pant b Cummins 4

Manish Pandey not out 69

Yusuf Pathan c & b Morris 59

Suryakumar Yadav c Khan b Cummins 7

Chris Woakes st Pant b Mishra 3

Sunil Narine not out 1

Extras: (LB-3, W-8) 11

Total: (for 6 wickets in 19.5 overs) 169

Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-19, 3-21, 4-131, 5-152, 6-160

Bowling: Zaheer 4-0-28-2, Cummins 4-0-39-2, Morris 4-0-30-1, Mishra 2.5-0-26-1, Shami 3-0-28-0, Mathews 2-0-15-0.

First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 19:57 IST