Punjab Vs Kolkata Match 52 Result IPL 2019
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first in the 51st match of IPL 2019.
Kolkata Knight riders stayed in the race to win the final spot available for the IPL 2019 playoffs, but put an end to the hopes of Kings XI Punjab. Kolkata won the match by seven wickets. Needing 184 for victory after choosing to bowl first.
KKR took a good start thanks to the Gill and Lynn openers who take the score to 62 in the PowerPlay. Lynn scores 46 runs on 22 balls. Ashwin and Shami took the counters of Uthappa and Russell respectively. But they failed to make any further breakthrough since Karthik finished the match with a fast 21 * from only 9 balls.
Earlier, the King XI Punjab experienced rapid setbacks with both players KL Rahul and Chris Gayle who left the game without making a big impression. Pooran showed some of his offensive prowess against rhythm and effects and added 69 points for the third wicket with Mayank Agarwal. KXIP, which once resembled a lost opportunity, has caught up with the practical contributions of their average order.
Mandeep Singh and Sam Curran broke the limits to bring the total of KXIP to 183-6, including the 20 runs of Harry Gurney, in which Curran took 22 runs to bring back half a century of 23 balls.
Man of The Match:
Shubman Gill was declared as the man of the match award for his great batting performance.