Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings played the IPL 53rd match. Punjab Kings won the toss and elected to bat first. However, with the bat, they played well and scored good runs on the scoreboard. But the bowlers failed to defend it and lost the match. By winning the toss and choosing the bat first Punjab Kings scored 179 runs with the fall of 7 wickets. Moreover, while chasing the score KKR scored 182 runs in 20 overs with the fall of 5 wickets. The bowling attack of PBKS failed against KKR batsmen. Below you will get the summary of the match.
Punjab Kings Innings In IPL 53rd Match
Prabhsimran Singh and Shikhar Dhawan opened the innings for Punjab Kings. However, both players tried to give a good start to the team. Prabhsimran Singh scored 12 runs in 8 balls. Rahmanullah Gurbaz caught him on the ball of Harshit Rana.
Moreover, Shikhar Dhawan played excellent inning for his team. He scored fifty in this IPL. 53rd match. His total score was 57 runs in 47 balls. Vaibhav Arora caught him on the ball of N Rana.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa came to bat at number three. He got out on 0 runs. Rahmanullah Gurbaz caught him on the ball of Harshit Rana. Liam Livingstone came to bat at number four. He scored 15 runs in 9 balls. Varun Chakravarty bowled him. Moreover, Jitesh Sharma came to bat at number five. He scored 21 runs in 18 balls. Rahmanullah Gurbaz caught him on the ball of Varun Chakravarty.
Sam Curran came to bat at number six. He scored 4 runs in 9 balls. Rahmanullah Gurbaz caught him on the ball of Suyash Sharma. However, only Shikhar Dhawan played a good inning for the team. In the first inning, Punjab Kings scored 179 runs with the fall of 7 wickets.
With a good bowling attack, this score can be defended but Punjab Kings failed to do so. Moreover, Kolkata Knight Riders easily managed to chase the score and won the IPL 53rd match.
Punjab Kings Bowling Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings In IPL 53rd Match
Jason Roy and Rahmanullah Gurbaz started the inning for the team. However, both players played their roles very well and gave a good start to the team. Jason Roy scored 38 runs in 28 balls. Shahrukh Khan caught him on the ball of Harpreet Brar.
Moreover, Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 15 runs in 12 balls. Nathan Ellis bowled him. Nitish Rana came to bat at number three. He scored fifty in this match and his inning helped the team to chase the score easily. His total score was 51 runs in 38 balls. LS Livingstone caught him on the ball of RD Chahar.
Venkatesh Iyer came to bat at number four. He scored 11 runs in 13 balls. LS Livingstone caught him on the ball of RD Chahar. Moreover, Andree Russell came to bat at number five. He also played a good inning at a crucial time. He scored 42 runs in 23 balls. Andree Russell was run out by Arshdeep Singh.
However, in the second inning, KKR chased the score with a fall of 5 wickets and got the 2 points on the points table. The batting lineup of KKR performed very well which helped them to win the match.
Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Scorecard
Punjab Kings Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI