IPL 2021 Highlights, PBKS vs KKR: Captain Eoin Morgan Leads The Way As Kolkata Knight Riders Cruise To Victory vs Punjab Kings
PBKS vs KKR IPL Highlights 2021, Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Skipper Eoin Morgan's gritty innings helped KKR beat PBKS by five wickets to register their second win of the season.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan (47* runs off 40 balls) helped his team register their second win of the tournament as they overhauled the target of 124 runs set by Punjab Kings (PBKS). Morgan and Rahul Tripathi (41 runs off 32 balls) stitched together a remarkable 50-run partnership and steadied the team's ship after PBKS bowlers took three early wickets of Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill and Sunil Narine. Moises Henriques, Mohammed Shami and Arshdeep Singh started brilliantly for their side and put their team on the frontfoot in the powerplay. However, KKR batsmen showed some much-needed composure in the middle to gain maximum points from the match and take the fifth spot in the points table after playing six games. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 21 Highlights Between Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) from Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
- 23:09 (IST)KKR Win By 5 Wickets!Eoin Morgan played a fantastic captain's knock as he took his team past the finishing line for their second win of the season against PBKS in Ahmedabad.Set 124 to win, KKR rode on a 50-run partnership between Morgan and Rahul Tripathi after losing three early wickets. However, Karthik and Morgan finished off in style for a easy win at the end.That's all from the PBKS vs KKR blog, tune in tomorrow for more exciting IPL action. Till then, stay safe and goodnight!
- 21:18 (IST)KKR Need 124 To Win!PBKS ended at 123/9 in their 20 overs after some disciplined bowling by KKR bowlers throughout the innings.Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Varun Chakaravarthy and Prasidh Krishna all got into the act as they restricted a fiery-looking PBKS batting line-up to a small total.KKR openers Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana will look to give a good start as they search for their second win of the season. Stay tuned, we will be right back for the run-chase!