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Sunil Narine Smashes his Third Fifty of IPL 2024 against Punjab- IPL 2024 KKR vs PBKS

The KKR batter Sunil Narine smashed his third fifty of IPL 2024 during the match against Punjab Kings on April 26 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Kolkata is hosting Punjab Kings on the 42nd match of the ongoing tournament where PBKS won the toss and opted to bowl. Sunil Narine has amassed 339 runs in 8 matches he played in the tournament with a high score of 109 runs and a strike rate of 182.25.

Kolkata Knight Riders have been one of the most successful in the 2024 campaign and secured 5 victories in seven matches they played so far while Punjab Kings has only 2 victories out of eight matches. Kolkata Knight Riders secured 2nd position while PBKS secured second position from the bottom in the IPL 2024 points table.

Sunil Narine and Philip Salt opened the innings where they went to score 138 runs for the first wicket. Sunil Narine smashed his fifty on 23 deliveries and went on to score 71 runs including 9 fours and 4 sixes.

Rahul Chahar dismissed him on the 11th over of the match. After his dismissal, Venkatesh Iyer came to the crease while Philip Salt lost his wicket to Sam Curran after smashing 75 runs on 37 deliveries including 6 fours and 6 sixes.

Andre Russell came to bat when KKR lost two wickets in the 13th over. He smashed 24 runs on 12 deliveries including 2 fours and 2 sixes before being dismissed by Arshdeep Singh.

Shreyas Iyer scored 28 runs on 10 deliveries and by the end of 20 overs, KKR scored 261 runs losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. With the target of 262 runs, Prabhsimran Singh and Jonny Bairstow opened the innings where both went to smash fifty each on 18 and 23 deliveries. PBKS went on to score 93 runs for the first wicket

After the dismissal of Prabhsimran on a run out, Rile Rossouw joins the party with Bairstow to put a team score of 132 runs by the end of 10 overs.

Rossouw scored 26 runs on 16 deliveries. Punjab Kings crossed the 200-run mark in the 5th ball of the 15th over.

Bairstow Smashed his 100 in 45 deliveries including 8 fours and 8 sixes and has the fastest hundred by balls.

Shashank Singh had an impressive innings scoring 68 runs on 28 deliveries with 2 fours and 8 sixes. Jonny Bairstow scored 108* runs and finally, PBKS won the match by 8 wickets.

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