IPL 2020 KXIP vs KKR Highlights: Kings XI Punjab is set to play the 24th match od IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders. KXIP who is currently holding the last position of the IPL points table seeks for a victory to stay alive in the tournament.
While KKR won the three matches of the 5 played so far in this tournament.
Match: Kings XI Punjab(KXIP) vs Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Toss Details: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opt to bat
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KL Rahul | KXIP captain: We have a lot of experiences like Anil, Andy, and Jonty. We have Gayle and Maxi and seniors who have kept it positive. We just haven’t turned it around in the big moments that’s why we are at the bottom of the table. Jordan comes in for Cottrell, who has a niggle and might miss out on a couple of games.
Dinesh Karthik | KKR captain: The wicket looks dry so we’ll have a bat first. As the tournament progresses we’ll get the right batting order, but it worked well in the last game. Mavi has a few niggles so Prasidh comes in for him.
Kings XI Punjab(KXIP)
KL Rahul(c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Simran Singh(w), Glenn Maxwell, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
KXIP vs KKR Highlights
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) Batting
Rahul Tripathi and Shubman Gill get in to lead KKR. But soon Shami dismissed Tripathi who makes a great impact in the match against CSK. In the following over Arshdeep Singh dismissed Nitish Rana via run out for 2 runs.
At the end of the powerplay, KKR scored 25 runs for 2 wicket loss. Eoin Morgan joins hands with Gill to lead KKR from the dangerous position. At the end of 10th over KKR scored 60 runs for 2 wicket loss.
In the mid of 11th over Ravi Bishnoi dismissed the dangerous batsman Morgan while scoring 24 runs. KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik gets in to join hands and lead the KKR. DK starts to make massive shots which is much needed at this time.
With a six and back to back boundaries KKR skipper DK reached his half-century. While Gill got dismissed by a run out after scoring 57 runs off 47 deliveries. Russell who is expected to make massive innings got dismissed while scoring just 5 runs.
DK while attempting a run back at the final delivery got dismissed after scoring 58 runs from 29 deliveries. With an impressive inning from the skipper, KKR scored 164 runs for 6 wicket loss.
Kings XI Punjab(KXIP) Batting
KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal get in to crease to lead KXIP. KL Rahul and Agarwal lead KXIP with an impressive bat work as KXIP scored 47 runs for no wicket loss at the end of the powerplay.
Though KXIP didn’t lose any wicket they still lag behind the required run rate. Finally, Prasidh got dismissed while scoring 56 runs from 39 deliveries. KXIP gets into the struggle after losing their aggressive batsman.
At the end of 15th over KXIP scored 117 runs for 1 wicket loss. KXIP is still a bit behind the required run rate. Pooran who is expected to make a massive gameplay but soon dismissed while scoring 16 runs.
100+ opening stands this IPL:
183 Mayank – Rahul vs RR
181*Watson – Du Plessis vs KXIP
160 Warner – Bairstow vs KXIP
103*Mayank – Rahul vs KKR
After his dismissal, KXIP loses wicket back to back in every over while KXIP skipper KL Rahul too dismissed in Prasidh spell after scoring 74 runs. After his dismissal, KXIP batsmen are in pressure to make massive shots to confirm their victory. With a six required off the last delivery, Maxwell strikes a boundary and fails to make KXIP to win the match.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs and stay in the last position of the IPL points table.
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