IPL 2012 Final: Kolkata Knight Riders win IPL 5, beat Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat two-time defending champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win the IPL 2012 trophy to create history. Manvinder Bisla (89) and Jacques Kallis (69) helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets to win their maiden Indian Premier League title at MA Chidambaram stadium on Sunday.
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to bat first and they put a massive 190 runs by loosing 3 wickets in 20 over. The mystery bowler Narine failed to strike. Chasing this mammoth total KKR failed to have a good start and lost their in-form captain Gambhir early. But Bisla and Kalis played an crucial role in KKR victory.
Manoj Tiwary (9 not out) hit the winning boundary off Dwayne Bravo as Kolkata Knight Riders completed the massive chase with two balls to spare.