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IPL: Rising Pune Supergiant pummel Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens

The pick of the Pune bowlers was Jaydev Unadkat, who ended with figures of 2 for 28 after bowling a wicket-maiden in the first over of the game.  

Published: 03rd May 2017 08:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2017 04:09 AM   |  A+A-

RPS cricketer Rahul Tripathi plays a shot during IPL against KKR at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Wednesday. | PTI

By PTI

KOLKATA: Rookie batsman Rahul Tripathi played an electrifying innings of 93 as Rising Pune Supergiant outplayed Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets in the Indian Premier League here today.     The Pune bowlers put up a disciplined effort to limit KKR to 155 for eight before Tripathi fashioned his team's win with  a 52-ball blinder. The visiting team got home with four balls to spare.

The pick of the Pune bowlers was Jaydev Unadkat, who ended with figures of 2 for 28 after bowling a wicket-maiden in the first over of the game.      

It was a third win in a row for Pune, who have moved up to third place in the points table and closer to a play-off berth with 14 points from 11 matches.      

With their second straight loss, KKR remain second in the table with 14 points from 11 matches.

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