Match No 13 Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders


Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders VIVO IPL T20 Match No 13

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab here at IS Bindra Stadium Mohali by 6 wickets. After Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to field first, Kings XI Punjab batsmen didn’t apply themselves and got out at regular interval. Only 3 of the batting 11 crossed double digit. Shaun Marsh remained undefeated on 56 and Murali Vijay at the top scored 26.  Sunil Narine took 2 for 22 and Morkel claimed 2/27. Set a target of 139, KKR’s openers Gambhir and Uthappa played well. In the 8th over Gambhir was dismissed when the team score was 82. He was dismissed for a run a ball 34. Uthappa scored his half century and was going strong when couple of quick wickets fell at the other end. Eventually Surya Kumar Yadav and Yusuf Pathan completed formalities.

Score Highlights:

Kings XI Punjab

S Marsh                                56*(41)                                 S Narine               2/22

M Vijay                                 26(22)                                   M Morkel            2/27


Kolkata Knight Riders

R Uthappa                           53(28)                                   A Patel                  2/18

G Gambhir                          34(34)                                   P Sahu                  2/19


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