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KPL 2018, Match 3: Bengaluru Blasters vs Ballari Tuskers, Live Score, Commentary, and Updates

Follow the live score and updates of the 3rd match of the KPL between the Blasters and Tuskers.
Updated: 17 August 2018 22:28 IST - Published: 17 August 2018 17:27 IST
Well, that was a great match after two relatively one-sided encounters. What a way to end the Bengaluru leg of the KPL this year. The home side have won 2 out of 2 and they will now look to carry their momentum into the Hubli leg, which begins on August 19. 

And that's the match! The home side win the match by 6 runs. Good comeback!

Tuskers 161-8 after 20 overs.

Bengaluru Blasters 167-8 def. Ballari Tuskers 161-8 
Single. That should be the match.

8 runs required in 1 ball for the Tuskers
Single. 9 runs required in 2 balls for the Tuskers
He is on a hat-trick here
WICKET! Bowled! Brilliant bowling by Koushik!

Karthik CA b V Koushik 1(2)

Tuskers 158-8 after 19.3 overs

Require 10 runs in 3 balls
WICKET! Pradeep has to walk back. Koushik picks up his first wicket of the match.

Pradeep T c KB Pawan b V Koushik 4(2) [4s-1]

Tuskers 158-7 after 19.2 overs.

Require 10 runs in 4 balls.
Single. 10 runs in 5 balls
2 wickets, 1 six, 1 four, and 2 dot balls. This over had everything! This is going to go right down to the wire.

Tuskers 157-6 after 19 overs.

Require 11 runs in 6 balls
WICKET! Huge wicket, this! Abhinav has to walk back after scoring a magnificent 61. The home side should be favourites to win this now.

Abhinav Manohar c Arshdeep Singh Brar b Manoj S Bhandage 61(28) [4s-4 6s-5]

Tuskers 153-6 after 18.5 overs.

Require 15 runs in 7 balls
WICKET! A much-needed wicket for the home side and the crowd goes wild! Kazi has to walk back.

Kazi c KB Pawan b Manoj S Bhandage 22(22) [4s-1 6s-1]

Tuskers require 21 runs in 10 balls
This is an extremely close match and is going to go right down to the wire. So fasten your seatbelts, folks!

Tuskers 147-4 after 18 overs

Require 21 runs in 12 balls
Tuskers 137-4 after 17 overs

Tuskers require 31 runs in 18 balls
Tuskers 132-4 after 16.3 overs.

Abhinav Manohar reaches his half-century.

Tuskers require 36 runs in 21 balls
It was a great over by Bharath until the last delivery which was dispatched for a six over deep square leg by Abhinav.

Tuskers 117-4 after 15 overs
A great spell of bowling by Mitrakant so far, conceding just 6 runs in 2 overs.

Tuskers 108-4 after 14 overs. Require 60 runs in 36 balls
WICKET! The captain has to walk back! A much-needed wicket for the home side. However, it has still been a decent over, with 9 runs coming off it so far.

Gautam c Uthappa b Manoj S Bhandage 12(11) [6s-1]

Tuskers 104-4 after 12.5 overs
The biggest over of the match, with 22 runs coming off it, courtesy Abhinav's three sixes in a row. They are well on their way to victory here.

Tuskers 95-3 after 12 overs
Productive over for the batting side, with 12 runs coming off it. They will need a lot more of those.

Tuskers 73-3 after 11 overs
A great over by Mitrakanth, conceding just 3 runs. The Tuskers have an uphill task.

Tuskers 61-3 after 10 overs
Tuskers 58-3 after 9 overs
WICKET! Two wickets in three balls! Rohan Kadam has to walk back.

Devdutt Padikkal b Bharath Devaraj 19(22) [6s-1]
WICKET! The youngster Padikal has to walk back to the pavilion after getting his stumps shattered by Bharath.

Devdutt Padikkal b Bharath Devaraj 19(22) [6s-1]
10 runs came off that over and the Tuskers are going at just below 7 runs per over.

Tuskers 54-1 after 8 overs
A good start by Pavan Deshpande, conceding just 4 runs in his very first over.

Tuskers 44-1 after 7 overs
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