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Trivedi's twin strike proved 'too much' for KKR

Last updated on: April 9, 2013 09:42 IST

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Siddharth Trivedi's twin strike in his opening over was the turning point of Monday's IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders in Jaipur.

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Trivedi, who was introduced in the seventh over, got the wickets of Manoj Tiwary and Gautam Gambhir in space of five deliveries. From then on, the tide turned Rajasthan Royals' way.


Image: Siddharth Trivedi
Photographs: BCCI

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He was well-complimented by Kevon Cooper, who ensured that there would be no Yusuf Pathan force to come in their way, the former India all-rounder being dismissed for naught, and the backbone of KKR's batting broken.

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Cooper then returned to get rid of the dangerous Eoin Morgan to seal the deal for Rajasthan.

While Cooper finished with figures of 3-15, Trivedi finished with 3-23 from their stipulated four overs as Rajasthan beat the defending champions by 19 runs.


Photographs: BCCI

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