KKR vs PBKS:-Punjab Kings (PBKS) beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in Match 45 of 14th edition of Indian Premier League at Dubai International Stadium on Friday.
Punjab beat Kolkata by five wickets, keep hopes of reaching playoff alive
Shahrukh Khan hit the winning six for Punjab, gave victory to the team
KL Rahul scored the highest 67 runs for Punjab
70 runs partnership for the first wicket between Rahul and Mayank
Venkatesh Iyer scored the highest 67 runs for Kolkata
Arshdeep Singh took the most three wickets for Punjab
11:30 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab beat Kolkata by 5 wickets
On the back of brilliant batting from KL Rahul (67) and Mayank Agarwal, Punjab defeated Kolkata by five wickets. Electing to bat after losing the toss, Kolkata scored 165 runs for the loss of seven wickets. In reply, Punjab won the match with three balls to spare. On the third ball of the last over, Shahrukh Khan gave the team victory by hitting a six. There was a partnership of 70 runs for the first wicket between Rahul and Mayank. At the same time, Varun Chakraborty took the maximum two wickets for KKR. With this win, Punjab have moved up to the fifth position in the points table with 10 points and their chances of reaching the playoffs remain intact. At the same time, Kolkata occupies the fourth position with 10 points.
11:28 PM, 01-OCT-2021
KL Rahul out for 67
On the second ball of the last over, Venkatesh Iyer got Rahul out caught by Mavi.
11:27 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab need 5 runs in 6 balls to win
Punjab need 5 runs in 6 balls to win.
11:25 PM, 01-OCT-2021
KL Rahul gets life
KL Rahul gets life in the 19th over
11:14 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab need 15 runs in 12 balls to win
Punjab need 15 runs in 12 balls to win.
11:08 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab need 24 runs in 18 balls to win
Punjab need 24 runs in 18 balls to win.
11:05 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Fourth blow to Punjab
On the third ball of the 17th over, Shivam Mavi got Deepak Hooda (3) caught by Rahul Tripathi. With this, Punjab’s fourth wicket fell.
10:57 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Third blow to Punjab
On the third ball of the 16th over, Sunil Narine gave Punjab the third blow by catching Aiden Markram (18) at the hands of Gill.
10:53 PM, 01-OCT-2021
KL Rahul completed his half-century with a six on the fourth ball of the 15th over. He completed his fifty in 43 balls. This is Rahul’s fifth fifty this season and 26th half-century of his IPL career.
10:47 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab needs 57 runs in 36 balls to win
After 14 overs, Punjab scored 109 runs for the loss of two wickets. KL Rahul is at the crease after scoring 46 and Markram 8.
10:40 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab’s score crosses 100
In the 13th over, on the fifth ball of Venkatesh, Rahul took the score beyond 100 with a six.
10:29 PM, 01-OCT-2021
On the fourth ball of the 11th over, Chakraborty got the second blow to Punjab by getting Nicholas Pooran (12) caught by Shivam Mavi.
10:25 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab score 76/1 after 10 overs
After 10 overs, Punjab scored 76 runs for the loss of one wicket. KL Rahul 28 and Nicholas Pooran are at the crease after scoring 5 runs.
10:18 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Mayank departs after scoring 40 runs.
On the fifth ball of the ninth over, Varun Chakravarthy gave KKR the first breakthrough. He got Punjab opener Mayank Agarwal caught by Morgan. Mayank scored 40 runs in 27 balls with the help of three fours and three sixes. There was a 70-run partnership between Rahul and Mayank for the first wicket.
10:09 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab’s score crosses 50
Mayank and Rahul have a half-century partnership for the first wicket.
10:04 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab score 46/0 in the powerplay
Punjab scored 46 for no loss in the powerplay. Kolkata’s score in the powerplay was 48/1.
10:00 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab score 33/0 after five overs
After five overs, Punjab’s score is 33/0, KL Rahul 10 and Mayank Agarwal are at the crease after scoring 22 runs.
09:42 PM, 01-OCT-2021
After two overs, Punjab’s score is 13/0.
After two overs, Punjab scored 13 runs for no loss. Mayank Agarwal 10 and KL Rahul are present at the crease after scoring 2 runs.
09:34 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Punjab’s batting begins
Punjab’s batting has started. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have come to open. Setim Southee is bowling the first over for Kolkata.
09:19 PM, 01-OCT-2021
Kolkata set a target of 166 runs for Punjab
In the 45th match of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders has set a target of 166 runs for the victory in front of Punjab Kings. Batting first after losing the toss, Kolkata scored 165 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Venkatesh Iyer (67), Rahul Tripathi (34) and Nitish Rana scored 31 runs for KKR. At the same time, Arshdeep Singh got three wickets for Punjab while Ravi Bishnoi and Mohammed Shami got 1-1 wickets.