Sharjah: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) received the toss and elected to bowl within the 46th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) right here on Monday. Although Shubman Gill had a long-stand within the innings, he may rating solely 57 runs. KXIP restricted KKR to 149 runs taking 9 wickets. KXIP wants 150 runs to win the match.
Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill had been the openers to KKR. Nonetheless, within the 2nd ball of the primary over, Glenn Maxwell dismissed Nitish. The early departure of the opener with out scoring a run was a giant blow to KKR.
Subsequent, it was Rahul Tripathi who departed scoring 7 runs off three balls. Mohammed Shami took the wicket within the fourth ball of the second over. Putting again once more in the identical over, Shami dismissed Dinesh Karthik within the final ball.
By the top of the powerplay, KKR was 54 at a lack of three wickets.
Within the 10 over, KKR bought a giant jolt with the dismissal of Eoin Morgan. Ravi Bishnoi took the large wicket.
By the mid of the sport, KKR scored 92 runs at a lack of four wickets.
Subsequent, it was Sunil Narine who departed within the 11th over scoring solely 6 runs. Chris Jordan dismissed him
In the meantime, Shubman scored a fifty within the 15th over. However, Kamlesh Nagarkoti additionally departed in the identical over scoring solely 6 runs. Murugan Ashwin clear bowled Kamlesh.
The following over, Pat Cummins departed scoring just one run off 7 balls. Bishnoi took the large wicket.
Within the 19th over, Shami dismissed Shubman. Shubman may rating 57 runs off 44 balls whereas KKR’s whole rating stood at 136 runs.
Within the final over, Jordan dismissed Varun Chakravarthy.
Lockie Ferguson scored 24 runs off 13 balls and remained unbeaten.
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KXIP are positioned fifth with 10 factors after 11 video games whereas KKR are positioned fourth with 12 factors in the identical variety of video games.
Each groups remained unchanged. Whereas Mayank Agarwal was omitted of KXIP workforce once more, Andre Russell too continues to heat the bench for KKR.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Eoin Morgan (captain), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (captain/wicket-keeper), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh