A 69-run partnership between Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa helped hosts KKR beat Delhi Daredevils in their first IPL 2016 match at the Eden Gardens, on Sunday.
Earlier, Delhi Daredevils struggled on a green top and managed to score only 98, losing all their ten wickets in the process. Piyush Chawla (2), Bradd Hogg (3), John Hastings (2) and Andre Russel (3) were among the wickets, striking at regular intervals and leaving little space for DD to recover at any point in the match.
DD 98 (17.4 Ovs)
KKR 99/1 (14.1 Ovs)
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 9 wkts
PLAYER OF THE MATCH:- Andre Russell