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IPL-14,Qualifier-2: Venkatesh Iyer's brilliant inning, KKR in the final.

Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets in the second qualifier to reach the final of IPL-14. After getting the target of just 136 runs, Kolkata Knight Riders scored the target in 19.5 overs. Kolkata's young opener batsman Venkatesh Iyer played a brilliant innings and scored 55 runs in 40 balls. kagiso Rabada took the wicket of Venkatesh Iyer. Shubman Gill, who was supporting him, also batted well by scoring 46 runs in 45 balls. Rahul Tripathi(12) remained unbeaten and took the team to the target by smashing winning six. The bowlers of Delhi Capitals were very weak. After getting the target of 136 runs on a slow pitch, Kolkata's spirits got boosted and while batting,it did not seem for a single time that Kolkata did not have this match in their hand. Kolkata Knight Riders, who finished the league match at the fourth position in the points table, defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore first and then Delhi Capitals to enter the final. Now Kolkata has to play against Dhoni's team Chennai Super Kings on 15 October.