IPL in pictures: Tripathi’s show all the way

Rahul Tripathi was in superb form as he struck a 52-ball 93 to help Rising Pune Supergiant register its seventh victory in the IPL. The opener single-handedly helped RPS cross the finish line against host Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. Photo: PTI
Tripathi is given a hero’s welcome at the Rising Pune Supergiant’s dugout after his marvellous innings of 93. Photo: Sportzpics
Jaydev Unadkat of Rising Pune Supergiant takes the catch to dismiss Sunil Narine of the Kolkata Knight Riders. He achieved RPS' first-ever wicket maiden in the first over and continued miserly to build pressure on the Knight Riders. Photo: Sportzpics
RPS’s Sundar Washington ably supported Jaydev Unadkat to apply brakes on Kolkata Knight Riders’ batsmen. Photo: Sportzpics
Chris Woakes of the Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates the wicket of Manoj Tiwary of Rising Pune Supergiant. He was the pick of bowlers for the Knight Riders, but RPS’s Tripathi made it a night to forget for the Kolkata bowlers. Photo: Sportzpics