The strong looking batting line up of Rajasthan Royals surrendered against the calculated bowling attack of Kolkata Knight Riders who went on to grab the game.
Michael Hussey demonstrated a crunchy knock while opening the innings for Chennai Super Kings who outplayed Kolkata Knight Riders in a fighting game at Chennai.
A scintillating fourth wicket partnership of 72 runs between Manvinder Bisla and Eoin Morgan led Kolkata Knight Riders to a comfortable win vs. Kings XI Punjab.
Azhar Mahmood continued with his brilliant all round performance as Kolkata Knight Riders were humiliated by Auckland Aces in the important match.
Here are those individual performances which stood out the most in the IPL 2012, and consequently won teams their matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders registered their name in the history books of the IPL by clinching the title from Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Chennai.
Manvinder Bisla and Jacques Kallis held their nerves and bulldozed Chennai Super Kings bowlers as Kolkata Knight Riders won the IPL 2012, final comprehensively.
Gautam Gambhir, Kolkata Knight Riders’ captain, was annoyed with the prosecution of the middle order batsmen vs. Kings XI Punjab which was lost by just two runs.
Piyush Chawla struck thrice at an important juncture as the smooth going Kolkata Knight Riders faced a mere two runs defeat from Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2012.
Shakib Al Hasan spun out the top order of Rajasthan Royals and they could not recover thereafter as Kolkata Knight Riders earned their second win of the IPL 2012.