Kaif expressed doubt about Sarfaraz Khan's injury, saying that taking him off might have been a "smart" move by KXIP.
Piyush Chawla believes that Kuldeep Yadav knows how to manage his workload during the IPL 2019 keeping in mind the World Cup.
Kolkata will face Hyderabad in the virtual semifinal round on May 25.
Markande, picked out as Mumbai's surprise package, has taken as many as seven wickets in two matches.
Piyush Chawla feels chinaman Kuldeep Yadav will be under more pressure to perform this IPL season with KKR.
Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Piyush Chawla admitted Gujarat Lions were better than them in their Indian Premier league clash on Sunday
Piyush Chawla has said Brad Hogg's performance, where he picked up 3/19, made life easy for him as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League.
The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders earned a comprehensive nine-wicket victory after Man of the Match Andre Russell and veteran spinner Brad Hogg restricted Delhi Daredevils for 98.
Skipper Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 2/27 from his 10 overs, while Rajagopal Sathish kept his cool to guide Tamil Nadu into the semifinal of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Chasing 342 for a win, Uttar Pradesh lost their top four batsmen early, but Akshdeep Nath and Piyush Chawla fifties helped the hosts end on 204 for six and force a draw against a dominant Punjab.
Mumbai were held to a draw by Uttar Pradesh but they gained three points from the clash due to the first-innings lead.
Kolkata Knight Riders needed 12 off the final over, but Piyush Chawla played out a few dot balls against Mumbai Indians' all-rounder Kieron Pollard. MI won thrilling encounter by five runs.
Piyush Chawla bagged figures of 4/32 in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win vs Delhi Daredevils.
Piyush Chawla's four-for against Delhi Daredevils set up Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win on Thursday.
Piyush Chawla took 4 for 32 as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in the Indian Premier League.
The game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals was called off without a ball being bowled due to wet outfield after heavy rains in Kolkata. Catch all the highlights here.
Kolkata Knight Riders have the fourth most successful bowler in IPL, Piyush Chawla. Love to buy my wickets, he says.
Kolkata Knight Riders lost a couple of early wickets while chasing a modest 147 but Gautam Gambhir and Yusuf Pathan stitched a 65-run fourth wicket stand to help the defending champions canter home in 18.1 overs.