In the 29th Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Home team Deccan Chargers played at their home Ground Barabati Stadium, Cuttack with Kolkata Knight Riders. Gautam Gambhir Captain of KKR won the lucky Toss and Elected to Field First and let DC to set the traget to achieved.
Skipper Sangakra and Shikhar Dhawan started Deccan's inning vry confidently. But Skipper lost his wicket early scoring 12 Runs for his team. Parthiv Patel joined with Dhawan and played some good strokes and maintain good run rates. Unfortunately, he got Runs out on his individual 23 Runs superbly by Kallies. No other middle order or lower order batsmans contributed well for DC. Only Dhawan made 50 Runs in 50 Balls. B Lee bowled well today, He took 1 wicket in 4 overs spending just 15 Runs. At the end of 20 overs Deccan Chargers could managed to put very small total of 126 Runs to chased for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Following small total of 126 runs, Kolkata Knight Riders Opening Batsmans McCullum and skipper Gambhir started KKR inning Positively. But, KKR lost McCullum(10 of 9 balls) early in 3rd over. Skipper Gambhir played very sensible inning of 30 Runs in 28 Balls. After Gambhir's depart JH Kallis ( 23 of 24 Balls) and Manoj Tiwari ( 30 of 28 balls ) did the rest to achieved the given traget by Deccan Chargers. KKR managed to win the match in 19 over with 5 wickets in hand. B Lee declared Man of the match for his good line and length bowling and picked up 1 wicket averaging just 3.75 runs per over. Finally, Kolkata Knight Riders Registered easy win against Deccan Chargers at their home ground and raised their Points in IPL 5 Points Table Tally. Both Played Head to Head 8 Matches. KKR Won 6 and DC Won 2. Today Kolkata Knight Riders Registered 7th win against Deccan Chargers in IPL.