Pune wins over Kolkata Rahul Tripathi powerplay

Vastavam web: on Wednesday at Eden Gardens Kolkata Knight Riders lost the IPL match to Rising supergiants Pune. After losing the toss Kolkata first batted and set the target of156 runs which was easily chased by Pune, as it made 155 runs for the loss of 8 wickets.In Kolkata team, Manish Pandey(32 balls,37; 4×4;1×6), Grand Homi(19 balls, 36; 3×4; 2×6), Surya Kumar (16 balls 30 not out; 2 sixes), Gambhir (19 balls 24 runs ;3×4; and 1×6 )added the runs. In power play after making 41 runs Kolkata fell into trouble when the score was 55 for 4. The lower order batsman Suryakumar played very fast, in Unadkat’s over he made 4,4,6,6 total 21 runs thus making the total score of 155 for 8. In chasing,Pune team’s Rahane(11), captain Steve Smith (9), Manoj Tiwari (8), Ben Stokes (14), Dhoni (5) went to pavilion for low score but till the end Tripathi played consistently and attracted the crowd with his play and took the team to the victory. Pune got 3 victories consecutively and is now just one step away from playoff with 14 points.