Match-20 : RPS vs KKR Post Match Report
April 24, 2016
20th Match of IPLt20 2016 has been played between Rising Pune Supergiants and Kolkata Knight Riders at MCA International Stadium, Pune on 24th April 2016. Putting into bat first by Kolkata, Pune managed to put 160 runs in 20 overs with AM Rahane's 67 runs from the top. Kolkata chased successfuly thegiven target in 19.3 overs and won the match by 2 wickets with 3 balls remaining. SK Yadav declared man of the match for his 60 runs.
Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first. Pune started inning with AM Rahane and F du Plessis. F du Plessis lost his wicket early scoring just 4 runs. SPD Smith came in middle and played good inning of 31 runs before he got run out. AM Rahane plated good inning from the top and contributed well 67 runs. MS Dhoni n later overs played quick inning of 23 runs of 12 balls and put Pune on 160 runs in 20 overs.
Following target of 161 runs, Kolkata lost RV Uthappa on very first ball of inning. G Gambhir also followed him scoring 11 runs. SA Yadav promoted in order and came on no.3 today. He played good sensible cricket and contributed 60 runs before lost his wicket. YK Pathan also played good inning of 36 runs. Rest was done by middle and lower orders and Kolkata won the match by 2 wickets with 3 balls remaining.
Man of the match : SK Yadav (Kolkata Knight Riders)
Points : Kolkata Knight Riders 2, Pune Supergiants 0.