Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders By 8 Wickets

Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders By 8 Wickets

Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a poor start because they were 10 for 3 in 2 overs. But Eoin Morgan and Shubman Gill counter-attack the Kings XI Punjab bowlers. They added 81 runs. But, after Morgan’s wicket, they kept on losing wickets and were struggling to score boundaries. However, in the end, Lockie hit a few boundaries and played 13 balls 24.Punjab bowled extremely well and restricted KKR to 149 for 9 in 20 overs. Shubman Gill scored 57 runs in 45 deliveries. Eoin Morgan scored 40 runs in 25 deliveries. Mohammed Shami took three wickets. Chris Jordan and Ravi Bishnoi picked a couple of wickets. Glenn Maxwell and Murugan Ashwin took a wicket each.

KL Rahul played a 25 ball 28. But he got plumb on Varun Chakravarthy’s bowling. Mandeep was struggling on the other hand with the timing. But, he didn’t lose the opportunity and kept on rotating strike. Once he got the timing, he started hitting boundaries. Chris Gayle and Mandeep Singh put up a 100 run stand. Chris Gayle played an aggressive inning of 51 runs in 29 balls.

Mandeep Singh scored an unbeaten knock of 66 runs in 56 balls. He dedicated the knock to his father. Lockie Ferguson and Varun Chakravarthy picked a wicket each. Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders By 8 Wickets. They finish the chase in the 19th over without any drama. Chris Gayle receives the Player of the Match award.

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