DDD defeated KKR comprehensibly in the second match of IPL 2012 played in Eden gardens of Calcutta .Match was cut into 12 overs per side due to rain. KKR batted first and scored 97 runs on the loss of 9 wickets in 12 overs.In reply DDR made 100 runs in 11.1 overs on the loss of only 2 wickets. M Morkel stood out with ball and took 3 important top order wickets of KKR. Irfan Pathan was promoted to no.3 in this match and he made full use of it by smashing 42 runs from 20 balls and was not out till end. He was given the man of the match award.