IPL 2018: Kolkata thrash Gautam Gambhir’s Delhi to register second win


Sunil Narine became the 11th bowler to take 100 wickets in the IPL as KKR thrashed Gautam Gambhir’s DD by 71 runs at the Eden Gardens on Monday.

Chasing a mammoth 201 to win, Delhi lost early wickets and put themselves in a precarious position. The fourth-wicket 62-run stand between Rishabh Pant (43 off 26 balls) and Glenn Maxwell (47 off 22 balls) got Delhi’s hopes up but once Pant was sent back by Kuldeep Yadav, the visitors’ chase completely fell apart and soon they were bowled out for 129 in 14.2 overs. 

After conceding 11 runs in his first over, Narine returned in the 11th over to clean up Chris Morris to reach the milestone. With that wicket, Narine joined Lasith Malinga, Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Vinay Kumar, R Ashwin and Zaheer Khan in the 100-wicket club. The West Indies took two more wicket to help KKR register their second win in four games. Delhi, meanwhile, suffered their third defeat in four…

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