KKR Beats KXIP By 8 Wickets

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  • SIX! That’s all for KKR as Manish Pandey finishes the match with a maximum! KKR 171/2
  • A packed Eden Gardens is shining bright as thousands of mobile flashlights are switched on for the Knights
  • Another Gautam Gambhir special. An emphatic chase yet by KKR again, making 171 for 2 in just 16.3 overs. First defeat for KXIP.
  • 15 overs bowled & the 2nd strategic time-out is called. KKR are at 157/2 needing another 14 runs to win
  • Gambhir Keeps Kolkata On Track In Chase
  • After 13 ovs, KKR are 136/2. Gambhir 56*, Pandey 6
  • After 8 ovs, KKR are 99/1. Gambhir 40*, Uthappa 14*
  • OUT! Narine’s fiery knock comes to an end! KKR 76/1
  • SIX! Narine (33*) gets the second maximum of the over. KKR 72/0
  • Fifth boundary for Gautam Gambhir (21*)! KKR 41/0
  • 3.1: I Sharma to G Gambhir, 5 runs, 36/0
  • 2.5: Sandeep Sharma to G Gambhir, 4 runs, 30/0
  • 2.1: Sandeep Sharma to S Narine, 6 runs, 21/0
  • FOUR! Ishant is unlucky, Gambhir gets an outside edge which flies wide of 2nd slip
  • FOUR! Narine thumps it over point off Sandeep
  • A surprising move from KKR as Sunil Narine is opening the batting with Gautam Gambhir! KKR 1/0
  • That’s the end of the Kings XI Punjab innings. KKR need 171 runs to win from 20 overs.
  • Gambhir pouches it on the 4th attempt to send back Sandeep.
  • Kings XI Punjab 170/9 in 20 overs vs Kolkata Knight Riders. Miller 28, Saha 25, Umesh 4/33, Woakes 2/30
  • OUT! Woakes takes his first of the night. Mohit departs for 10
  • 19.5: WICKET! M Sharma (10) is out, c Suryakumar Yadav b Chris Woakes, 170/8
  • 17.3: WICKET! D Miller (28) is out, c Manish Pandey b Umesh Yadav, 155/5
  • Massive blow for KXIP!
  • OUT! Miller is caught in the deep for 28 as Umesh gets his second wicket, KXIP 155/5
  • Another good over as 15 comes off it. Score is 134/4 after 15 overs.
  • Wriddhiman Saha hits Piyush Chawla for a 6! 126/4 (14.2 Ov)
  • Better over that as 15 comes off it. Score is 119/4
  • Maxwell Fall As Kolkata Continue To Fight Back
  • OUT! Umesh gets the big one, Maxwell is caught behind
  • The debutant, Colin de Grandhomme comes into the attack. He’ll be looking to start off well
  • Maxwell welcomes Piyush back into the attack with a six and two consecutive fours. KXIP 92/2
  • 9.2: P Chawla to G Maxwell, 4 runs, 88/2
  • 9.1: P Chawla to G Maxwell, 6 runs, 84/2
  • KKR-78/2 after 9 over
  • Skipper Glenn Maxwell comes out in the middle.
  • AftBOWLED! Marcus Stoinis plays on a Sunil Narine delivery on to his stumps. KXIP 66/2 in 7.4 ovser seven overs Punjab stand at 62 for one.
  • A loose ball from Chawla and Stoinis gets his first boundary of the game. KXIP 58/1
  • It was a straighter one from Piyush Chawla which pierced through Vohra’s defence and provided KKR the much needed breakthrough. KXIP 53/1
  • OUT! Kings XI Punjab lose their first wicket as Manan Vohra departs for 28.
  • Eight runs came from the Sunil Narine over. KXIP 53/0 after 5 overs
  • Good start for Hashim Amla as he gets his second boundary on the over. KXIP 10/0
  • KKR Wins Toss & Opts To Bowl.
  • The performance by Shraddha Kapoor comes to an end as the two teams gear up for the match.
  • She is currently dancing to her famous songs from Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villian
  • Father Shakti Kapoor cheers for her Shraddha Kapoor who is performing on her hit song Humma Humma
  • Gautam Gambhir hands over a token of appreciation to the visiting captain Glenn Maxwell as a part of the opening ceremony.
  • Shraddha Kapoor Sends Temperatures Soaring
  • Monali is singing songs namely as ‘Tune Mara Entriyaan,’ ‘Badri Ki Dulhaniyaan.’
  • Bollywood playback singer and actress Monali Thakur has taken the centre stage.
    Folk artists are currently performing on the field. The opening ceremony begins with songs sung by the band ‘Shillong Chamber Choir’.
  • IPL-10 Live: ম্যাক্সওয়েলের হাতে স্পিরিট অফ ক্রিকট’-এর স্মারক তুলে দিলেন গম্ভীর

 

  • Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Manan Vohra, Hashim Amla, Axar Patel, Glenn Maxwell(c), Wriddhiman Saha(w), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult, Umesh Yadav

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders, currently lying fifth in the 2017 Indian Premier League table, will host table toppers Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens tonight. KKR will be without their in-form batsman Chris Lynn, who injured his shoulder during a match against Mumbai Indians on Sunday. Kolkata Knight Riders have a 13-6 win-loss record against KXIP. KKR won the last two matches played against Kings XI Punjab. Glenn Maxwell needs 37 runs to complete a 1,000 runs for Kings XI Punjab. Get live cricket score of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab T20 here

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