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IPL 2017 | Live score, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab: KKR beat KXIP by eight wickets

Two-time Champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Romped To An Eight-wicket Win Over Kings XI Punjab In Their Indian Premier League 2017 Face-off At Kolkata's Eden Gardens On Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 13 Apr 2017, 11:55:19 PM
A file photo of KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir.

New Delhi:

Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) romped to an eight-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League 2017 face-off at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Thursday. 

Here are the highlights from the match:


Game over!!! KKR beat KXIP by eight wickets


KKR need 12 runs to win from 28 balls


12 runs from 14th over. Two boundaries included


Skipper Gambhir completes fifty


Kolkata Knight Riders need 49 runs in 54 balls


Axar Patel removes dangerous Robin Uthappa, KKR 2 wickets down


Cracking shot by Uthappa. Four!!!


100 up for KKR. Skipper Gambhir continues his power hitting display 


Kolkata Knight Riders in last 4 overs: 54 runs, 1 wkts


Robin Uttappa joins captain Gambhir in the middle


Sunil Narine departs after a superb knock of 37 off just 18 balls


Now the match looks like a one-sided contest. Sunil Narine on a roll. Another six

#10:18 pm

Maxwell to Gambhir, FOUR, to deep square leg, its the turn of the Kolkata skipper now to take on Maxwell's bowling. Score: 60/0 off 5 overs

#10:16 pm

Narine hits two brilliant FOURS off Maxwell's bowling. He is simply relishing the opener's role.

#10:15 pm

Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell comes to bowl is off-spinners. The first ball is sent for a FOUR by the Knight Riders skipper Gambhir 

#10:14 pm

Kolkata openers on fire as the score reaches 42/0 off just 4 overs.

#10:11 pm

Poor ball from Ishant and Gambhir sends it to the boundary for another FOUR!

#10:09 pm

Ishant to Gambhir, 5 leg byes. Ishant has bowled with fire but has been a bit unlucky today.

#10:08 pm

KKR 31/0 IN 3 overs.

#10:07 pm

Gambhir uses all his experiences as he hit two cracking FOURS off Sandeep Sharma's bowling

#10:05 pm

Narine takes a single as veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir comes to the crease

#10:04 pm

First ball of third over SIX! What a lovely shot by Narine off Sandeep Sharma; KKR makes a flying start

#10:02 pm

Ishant Sharma bowls an expensive over as ten runs are leaked in the over along with a FOUR

#10:00 pm

Narine hits a FOUR in the first over and misses few deliveris in the first over. Nice over by Sandeep Sharma as only five runs came off it.

#9:58 pm

Big surprise here. Sunil Narine comes to open innings with KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir


Another wicket falls, Mohit Sharma departs, caught by Suryakumar Yadav


Umesh Yadav picks fourth wicket. Removes Axar Patel


David Miller departs, Punjab 5 wickets down


Punjab in last 4 overs: 41 runs, 0 wkts


SIX!! That was big from Saha over long-off. Chawla punished for poor delivery


Miller punishes de Grandhomme. A six on a no ball and a four on a free hit


Four!! Wriddhiman Saha gets a boundary


100 comes up for Punjab after a slight delay


Big blow for KXI, Umesh Yadav scalps Maxwell. Punjab now 4 wickets down


David Miller joins skipper Maxwell at the crease


de Grandhomme to Amla, out Caught by Gambhir!! Amla c Gambhir


KXIP in last 4 overs: 35 runs, 1 wkts


Punjab inching closer to 100-run mark. 96/2


A six and a boundary from Maxwell. Punjab 92/2

#8:33 PM:

Bowled! Sunil Narain gives Kings XI another blow as Stoinis departs.


KKR draw first blood, Piyush Chawla removes Manan Vohra


50 comes up for Punjab, last 4 overs: 52 runs, 0 wkts


SIX!!! Another big hit from dangerman Vohra


Woakes to Manan Vohra, FOUR, to fine leg


Tough luck for KKR as Sunil Narine drops Vohra at third man


Four!!! More runs for Punjab and Vohra


Yadav to Vohra, SIX, to deep mid wicket


Umesh Yadav struggling to find line. Two wides in his first over. KXIP 14/0 (1.4 Ovs)


Welcome Umesh Yadav to the KKR squad


Good first over for Punjab. 10 runs off it


Hashim Amla and Manan Vohra open batting for Punjab

#7:46 pm


Just one change to the Kings XI Punjab lineup, Ishant Sharma comes in for Natarajan

Match Officials

Umpires: Abhijit Deshmukh, Nigel Llong Third Umpire: Anil Dandekar Match Refree: Andy Pycroft


Playing Eleven for the teams

Kings Eleven Punjab: Manan Vohra, Hashim Amla, Axar Patel, Glenn Maxwell (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Ishant Sharma, Varun Aaron

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (c), Robin Uthappa (wk), Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult, Umesh Yadav


Gautam Gambhir wins toss, invites KXIP to bat first

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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14/0 (1.4 Ovs)


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First Published : 13 Apr 2017, 07:04:00 PM