KKR vs PBKS Highlights | IPL 2021 is in the final Phase

KKR vs PBKS Highlights | IPL 2021 is in the final Phase
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Greetings IPL fan, want to lookout KKR vs PBKS Highlights? Then you have stumbled upon the right article as we are adding highlights of the game along with the match summary. So, sit back, relax and read this article!

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Match Summary:

Match 45 was played between Kolkata Knights Riders and Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings after winning the elected to bowl first. They made one change. Chris Gayle who has left the bio bubble due to bubble fatigue was replaced by Fabien Alien. Kolkata Knight Riders also made one change. Tim Seifert was included in the playing eleven in place of Lockie Ferguson.

Kolkata Knight Riders Batting

Kolkata Knight Riders openers Venkatesh Iyer and Shubham Gill started the innings. Shubham falls early on the total team score of 18 runs. He added 7 runs and got out Arshdeep Singh.

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Then, Rahul Tripathi joined Venkatesh Iyer. They both added 72 runs partnership. Ravi Bishnoi got Rahul Tripathi’s wicket. Tripathi scored 34 runs on 26 balls with three fours and a six.

Venkatesh Iyer scored another half-century. He got out on 67 runs in 49 balls with nine fours and a six. Eoin Morgan’s poor form continues and got out on the second ball he faced. Nitish Rana played an explosive inning. He scored 31 runs on 18 balls with two sixes and two fours. Dinesh Karthik finished the innings with 11 runs on 11 balls.

  • Kolkata finished their innings at the score of 165 runs with 7 wickets.

Punjab Kings Bowling

Punjab Kings bowlers were brilliant at the death overs. Muhammad Shami and Arshadeep Singh bowled well at the end of the innings. Arshdeep Singh picked three wickets by giving 32 runs in 4 overs. Ravi Bishnoi was again impressive with the ball in hand. He gave only 22 runs in his four overs and picked 2 wickets. Muhammad Shami also bowled economically and gave only 23 runs in his quota of four overs. Nathan Ellis was the most expensive bowler of the innings. He conceded 46 runs in 4 overs.

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Punjab Kings Batting

Punjab Kings openers are the most consistent openers of the tournament. They scored a partnership of 70 runs. Mayank Agarwal got out on 40 runs with three sixes and three fours. Nicholas Pooran got out cheaply on Varun Chakravarthy bowling. Aiden Markram joined Kl Rahul. Markram scored 18 runs on 16 balls before he was caught by Shubham Gill of Sunil Narine bowling. Then, Deepak Hooda got out on 3 runs only.

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KL Rahul stood at the one end and played a captain’s knock. He scored 67 runs in 55 balls with 4 fours and two sixes. He got out in the last over off Venkatesh Iyer’s bowling. Shahrukh Khan finished the innings with the explosive 22 runs on 9 balls with the help of one four and two sixes. Punjab Kings chased the total with three balls to spare and with five wickets in hand.

  • Punjab Kings won that match by Five wickets and are still in the race to qualify for the playoffs.

Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling

Kolkata’s bowlers were average in the innings. Varun Chakravarthy bowled the economical spell and picked the two wickets. Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, and Shivam Mavi picked one wicket each. Tim Southee was the most expensive bowler of the innings. He gave 40 runs in 4 overs without picking any wicket.

Man of the match of KKR vs PBKS match

KL Rahul was awarded the man of the match award for his brilliant display of batting. He played the captain’s knock and scored 67 runs on 55 balls and helped his team to win the fifth game in the tournament. They have now the same number of wins as Kolkata and Mumbai. These teams have now a chance to play the playoffs but Kolkata is marginally ahead due to their positive net run rate.

KKR vs PBKS Highlights

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Punjab Kings with this win now have 10 points and they are still in the race to end up in the top four. If you have lookedout KKR vs PBKS Highlights, then you must have felt that Punjab has now gained the rhythm. Who will end up in the top 4, we will have to wait for a couple of more days. Till then, let’s keep guessing which team will lift this year’s IPL trophy.

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