Indian Premier League Match 6
Kings X1 Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Toss : Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bowl first
After sending to bat by Ashwin Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen were looking to destroy the Kings X1 Punjab bowling. Sunil Narine sent up to the order and he was slaughtering the bowling of Kings X1 Punjab from the very first over, he departs after scoring 24 runs off 9 balls which includes 3 huge sixes. Chris Lynn missed out an opportunity this time and dismissed by Mohammad Shami on 10. Robin Uthappa and Nitish Rana added 110 runs together before Nitish Rana dismissed on 64 runs by Varun Chakravarthy. After that, it was an onslaught by Andre Russel as he scored 48 runs off 17 balls with 5 sixes and 3 fours, Robin Uthappa remain not out on 67 runs off 50 balls in the end.
Kolkata Knight Riders Score : 218-4 in 20 overs.
In Reply to Kolkata Knight Riders 218, Kings X1 Punjab lost their opener, K.L Rahul, early followed him Chris Gayle also left the field early on 20. The young Mayank Agarwal was awesome as he scored 58 runs off 34 balls before he was bowled out by Piyush Chawla. Sarfaraz Khan scored 13 runs off 13 balls. David Miller and Mandeep Singh showed some resistance in the end but it was too late for Kings X1 Punjab as they manage to score quickly in the end but the target was far away from them in the end. Andre Russell was the pick of the bowlers as well as he took 2 wickets for 21 runs.