Kolkata Knight Riders vs Deccan Chargers , Eden Gardens, Kolkata, IPL-IV T20

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Deccan Chargers , Eden Gardens, Kolkata, IPL-IV T20

 

About The Event

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Deccan Chargers will be the 6th match played in this all new season for IPL-League (IPL-4), going to be held at “ Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium”, kolkata.  Gautam Gambhir, the captain for “Kolkata Knight Riders”, having world class players like JACQUES KALLIS, RYAN TEN DOESCHATE, YUSUF PATHAN, BRETT LEE, and LAKSHMIPATHY BALAJI in the team, looks forward to grab this competition. On the other hand Kevin Pietersen will be the captain for “Deccan Chargers”. The team with a strong batting & bowling line-up includes players like CAMERON WHITE, JP DUMINY, KUMAR SANGAKKARA,  PRAGYAN OJHA, AMIT MISHRA, MANPREET GONY, DALE STEYN, JUAN THERON are ready to face the encounter to take the game under their control.

Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders: JACQUES KALLIS, RYAN TEN DOESCHATE, YUSUF PATHAN, IQBAL ABDULLAH, PRADEEP SANGWAN, EOIN MORGAN, JAMES PATTINSON, LAKSHMIPATHY BALAJI, LAXMI RATAN SHUKLA, SARABJIT LADDA, BRETT LEE,BRAD HADDIN, MANOJ TIWARY, SHAMI AHMED, MANVINDER BISLA, SHAKIB AL HASAN, GAUTAM GAMBIR, JAYDEV UNADKAT, SHREEVATS GOSWAMI, RAJAT BHATIA.

 

Deccan Chargers:SHIKHAR DHAWAN, D RAVI TEJA, ISHANK JAGGI, BHARAT CHIPLI, CHRIS LYNN, MICHAEL LUMB, SUNNY SOHAL, ISHANT SHARMA, PRAGYAN OJHA, AMIT MISHRA, MANPREET GONY, DALE STEYN, JUAN THERON, HARMEET SINGH,AKASH BHANDARI, ANAND RAJAN, ANKIT SHARMA, KEVIN PIETERSEN, CAMERON WHITE, AASHISH REDDY, DANIEL CHRISTIAN, JP DUMINY, KUMAR SANGAKKARA, KEDAR DEVDHAR.

About Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium

Location:       Kolkata, West Bengal.

Established:  1865

Capacity:      64,500

Noted events:

 Rioting has been seen at the ground during the 1966/67 West Indies and 1969/70 Australian tours.

  • Hosted the memorable World Cup final of 1987 which ended with Australia defeating England by 7 runs.
  • The 1996 World Cup semi-final was called off with Sri Lanka on the verge of victory over the home side, after the home crowd set fire to the stands after an Indian collapse.[
  • In 1999, leading Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar was run out after colliding with Pakistan's Shoib Akthar. The crowd thought that Akhtar had impeded Tendulkar and rioted, forcing the police to evict the spectators. The match continued in front of an empty stadium.
  • Kapil Dev took an ODI hat-trick against the Sri Lankans in 1991 at the ground. * Harbhajan Singh took a hat-trick against Australia in 2000/01 at the ground. He became the first Indian to take a hat-trick in Test cricket.
  • VVS Laxman scored 281 against Australia in 2000/01. This remains the highest score at the ground. Australia were defeated despite holding the advantage for the majority of the game in "the greatest come-from-behind victory of modern times".[2] It was only the third time in Test history that a team had won after being forced to follow on.


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