|Irfan Pathan and Virender Sehwag Celebrate Victory|
KOLKATA, April 30 - - The 36th match of ongoing Indian Premier League was played between Kochi Tuskers Kerala vs Delhi Daredevils today at Nehru Stadium, Kochi.
Delhi Daredevils won by 38 runs outplaying Kochi Tuskers completely. Delhi made 157 in allotted 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. The brilliant innings of 80 runs off 47 balls by Virender Sehwag was the pick of the DD innings. Sreesanth picked up 2 wickets for Kochi Tusker giving just 10 runs in his quota of 4 overs.
Delhi Daredevils bowlers did a tremendous job curtailing Kochi Tuskers on just 119. Morne Morkel and Roelof van der Merwe claimed 3 wickets each for DD; while Irfan Pathan and Ajit Agarkar picked up 2 wickets each.
Virender Sehwag named man of the match for his outstanding innings. Delhi Daredevils climbed up to 7th spot from last position with this much needed victory.
The 37th match, today’s second match, of ongoing Indian Premier League was played between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. KKR registered their 5th victory and most comprehensive one, beating KXIP by 8 wickets and succeeded to get into top spot on points table.
Kolkata won the toss and elected to field and their bowlers proved the decision absolutely right by resticting KXIP on just 119 in 20 overs. Dinesh Karthik was the highest run scorer for Mohali with his 42 runs off 42 balls. Iqbal Abdulla picked up 2 wickets for KKR giving 19 runs in 4 overs.
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