Morgan, Tripathi help Kolkata Knight Riders beat Punjab Kings by 5 wickets

PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi help Kolkata Knight Rider beat Punjab Kings by five wickets
PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi help Kolkata Knight Rider beat Punjab Kings by five wickets

PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Morgan, Tripathi help Kolkata Knight Riders beat Punjab Kings by 5 wickets- Captain Eoin Morgan and Rahul Tripathi’s 41 and 47, respectively helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Punjab Kings by five wickets. After being dominated by Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers, Chris Jordan’s late cameo of 30 off 18 helped Punjab Kings set a 124-run target for at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Prasidh Krishna bagged three wickets 30 runs while Pat Cummins and Sunil Narine returned with two each. Earlier, Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to bowl first to get back to winnings ways.

Their three-match losing streak finally over, Punjab Kings would seek to build a winning momentum when they face the struggling Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL match in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Monday. Punjab made a winning start but then slumped to three straight losses before producing a clinical show to beat defending champions Mumbai by nine wickets on Friday, and they would look to notch up another triumph against KKR which have suffered four defeats on the trot.

PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: As for Playing XI, both teams have opted to go with an unchanged XI. Punjab have made one change with Chris Jordan coming in place of Fabian Allen.

Punjab were off to a slow start with Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul scoring at one run a ball inside the powerplay. While KL Rahul tried accelerating the innings, he departed off Pat Cummins in the 6th over. Soon, Punjab lost two quick wickets with Chris Gayle and Deepak Hooda departing quickly.

PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Punjab’s innings was further rattled when Nicholas Pooran also departed after a brief stay. Moises Henriques followed suit with Shahrukh Khan left with a huge task to post a respectable total. However, he too was sent back to the dugout by Prasidh. It was a late cameo from Chris Jordan that helped Punjab set a 124-run target for KKR.

What seemed to be an easy chase, Kolkata made it difficult. Nitish Rana departed for a golden duck, followed by Shubman Gill and Sunil Narine to leave KKR reeling at 17/3 in 3 overs. For Gill, despite a good start, he fell off a straight ball from Shami. Captain Eoin Morgan and Rahul Tripathi ceased the slide and put up a fight with a 66-run 4th-wicket stand. After Tripathi departed, Morgan’s unbeaten 47 helped KKR chase the target in 16.4 overs and win the match by five wickets. The win also helped KKR move from the bottom to 5th place with 4 points.

PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders Innings: 126/5 (16.4 ovs); Won by 5 wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Shubman Gill lbw b M Shami 9 8 2 0 112.50
Nitish Rana c Shahrukh Khan b Moises Henriques 0 1 0 0 0.00
Rahul Tripathi c Shahrukh Khan b DJ Hooda 41 32 7 0 128.13
Sunil Narine c Ravi Bishnoi b Arshdeep Singh 0 4 0 0 0.00
Eoin Morgan (C) Not out 47 40 4 2 117.50
Andre Russell runout (KL Rahul / Arshdeep Singh) 10 9 2 0 111.11
Dinesh Karthik (WK) Not out 12 6 2 0 200.00
Extra 7 (b 0, w 1, nb 0, lb 6)
Total 126/5 (16.4)
Yet To Bat Pat CumminsVarun ChakravarthyShivam MaviM Prasidh Krishna
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Moises Henriques 1 0 5 1 5.00
Mohammed Shami 4 0 25 1 6.25
Arshdeep Singh 2.4 0 27 1 10.13
Ravi Bishnoi 4 0 19 0 4.75
Chris Jordan 3 0 24 0 8.00
Deepak Hooda 2 0 20 1 10.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
N Rana 1-5 0.4
Shubman Gill 2-9 1.5
SP Narine 3-17 2.6
RA Tripathi 4-83 10.6
AD Russell 5-98 14.1


PBKS vs KKR IPL 2021 match highlights: Punjab Kings Innings 123/9 (20 ovs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Lokesh Rahul (WK/C) c SP Narine b Pat Cummins 19 20 2 1 95.00
Mayank Agarwal c RA Tripathi b SP Narine 31 34 1 2 91.18
Chris Gayle c Dinesh Karthik b Shivam Mavi 0 1 0 0 0.00
Deepak Hooda c EJG Morgan b M Prasidh Krishna 1 4 0 0 25.00
Nicholas Pooran b Varun Chakravarthy 19 19 1 1 100.00
Moises Henriques b SP Narine 2 3 0 0 66.67
Shahrukh Khan c EJG Morgan b M Prasidh Krishna 13 14 0 1 92.86
Chris Jordan b M Prasidh Krishna 30 18 1 3 166.67
Ravi Bishnoi c EJG Morgan b Pat Cummins 1 4 0 0 25.00
Mohammed Shami Not out 1 2 0 0 50.00
Arshdeep Singh Not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extra 5 (b 0, w 4, nb 0, lb 1)
Total 123/9 (20)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Shivam Mavi 4 0 13 1 3.25
Pat Cummins 3 0 31 2 10.33
Sunil Narine 4 0 22 2 5.50
Prasidh Krishna 4 0 30 3 7.50
Andre Russell 1 0 2 0 2.00
Varun Chakravarthy 4 0 24 1 6.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
KL Rahul 1-36 5.4
CH Gayle 2-38 6.3
DJ Hooda 3-42 7.4
MA Agarwal 4-60 11.2
Moises Henriques 5-75 13.1
Nicholas Pooran 6-79 14.2
Shahrukh Khan 7-95 17.2
Ravi Bishnoi 8-98 18.1
CJ Jordan 9-121 19.4

 

PBKS vs KKR LIVE Score, IPL 2021: 

Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

Punjab Kings: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh

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“It’s a new venue and new pitch, important we get off to a good start. That (crowd) would have been lovely but it’s important that our country fights back from this. Games like that (win over MI) helps us a lot, difficult wicket to chase and glad that me and Chris could finish it off. Such wins bring the group together. He (Gayle) keeps things light in the dressing room,” KL Rahul said after the toss.

“We’re going to bowl first. Excellent ground and good outfield, seems a good surface. We’re going with the same team. We’re looking to make a big step forward today. We believe in the guys within the squad and the playing XI. Moving forward, we’ll see a lot more depth from our squad. I think there is only way to go (from here). Getting on a losing streak can hurt a bit. We have the opportunity to turn it around and we know it can change quickly,” Eoin Morgan after winning the toss.

IPL 2021 PBKS vs KKR Dream11 Prediction IPL 2021 LIVE Match Details

Match: PBKS vs KKR, 21st Match, Indian Premier League 2021
Date: Monday, April 26, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

 PBKS vs KKR Dream 11 Predicted Playing XIs
Punjab Kings Predicted Playing XIs

KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh

Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XIs

Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Ben Cutting/Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Pat Cummins and Shivam Mavi

PBKS vs KKR Dream 11 XI

Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Rahul Tripathi, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Deepak Hooda, Mohammed Shami, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy and Ravi Bishnoi

Captain: Chris Gayle. Vice-captain: Andre Russell

Punjab Kings squad

KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Jalaj Saxena, Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Jhye Richardson, Ishan Porel, Riley Meredith, Utkarsh Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Prabhsimran Singh, Harpreet Brar

Kolkata Knight Riders

Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer

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