Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, Live IPL Score 2022: In the eighth match of IPL 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by six wickets. Kolkata achieved the target of 138 runs with 33 balls remaining.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Kolkata has given Shivam Mavi a chance in place of Sheldon Jackson. Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty.
Punjab Kings (Playing XI): Mayank Agarwal (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapakse (WK), Shah Rukh Khan, Odeon Smith, Raj Bawa, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar.
Kolkata Knight Riders have got their first success. Mayank Agarwal was dismissed LBW by Umesh Yadav. Mayank could only score 1 run. Score after one over – 2/1.
Bhanuka Rajapakse was looking in great touch, but he is out now. Rajapaksa was caught by Shivam Mavi at the hands of Tim Southee. Rajapaksa scored 31 runs in just 9 balls. Shikhar Dhawan and Liam Livingstone are currently at the crease. Score in 4.1 overs – 45/2.
Tim Southee has given Kolkata the third success. Southee got Dhawan out caught by wicketkeeper Sam Billings. Dhawan could only score 16 runs. Punjab – 62/3 after 6 overs.
Kolkata Knight Riders have got the fourth success. Liam Livingstone was caught by Umesh Yadav at the hands of Tim Southee. Livingstone scored 19 runs off 16 balls. Score after 9.2 overs – 84/4
The fifth wicket of Punjab Kings has fallen. Raj Bawa (11) was clean bowled by Sunil Narine. Harpreet Brar and Shahrukh Khan are batting.
6 players from Punjab have been out. Tim Southee got Shahrukh Khan caught out by Nitish Rana. Harpreet Brar and Odin Smith are at the crease. Score after 13 overs – 97/6.
8 players from Punjab have been out. Umesh Yadav has taken two wickets in an over. First Umesh clean bowled Harpreet Brar (14). Then after a ball, Rahul Chahar (0 runs) was also made his victim. Score after 15 overs – 102/8.
After the end of 18 overs, Punjab Kings’ score is 137 for 8 wickets. Kagiso Rabada is playing on 25 and Odion Smith is scoring 9 runs. Punjab would like to score 150 runs in the last two overs.
Punjab Kings set Kolkata Knight Riders a target of 138 runs to win. The entire team of Punjab Kings was reduced to 137 runs in 18.2 overs. Bhanuka Rajapakse contributed 31 runs and Kagiso Rabada contributed 25 runs. For Kolkata, Umesh Yadav took 4 and Tim Southee took two wickets.
Punjab Kings have got their first success. Kagiso Rabada got Ajinkya Rahane out caught by Odeon Smith. Rahane contributed 12 runs. Score after 2.3 overs – 17/1.
Kolkata Knight Riders’ second wicket has fallen. Venkatesh Iyer was caught by Odin Smith at the hands of Harpreet Brar. Venkatesh could only score three runs. Kolkata’s score after 5 overs – 42/2.
Rahul Chahar has given a double blow to Kolkata. First of all, he made Kolkata captain Shreyas Iyer walk the pavilion. Shreyas contributed 26 runs. A ball later, he dismissed Nitish Rana LBW. Kolkata’s score after 7 overs – 51/4.
At the end of 12 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders’ score is 109 for 4 wickets. Andre Russell is playing 44 off 21 balls and Sam Billings is scoring 20 runs. 29 runs came off Odin Smith’s last over.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by six wickets. The hero of Kolkata’s victory was Andre Russell, who scored an unbeaten 71 off 31 balls with the help of 8 sixes and 2 fours.
This is Kolkata’s second win in three matches. Batting first after losing the toss, the entire team of Punjab Kings was reduced to 137 runs in 18.2 overs. Bhanuka Rajapakse contributed 31 runs and Kagiso Rabada contributed 25 runs. For Kolkata, Umesh Yadav took 4 and Tim Southee took two wickets.