A total of 28 matches has been played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings. Punjab Kings got just nine victories and Kolkata Knight Riders won 19 matches. In today’s match, Punjab kings scored 123 runs in 20 overs with nine wickets down. Mayank Agarwal was the top runs scorer with 31. Chris Jordan added 30 runs to his team’s scorecard. Prasidh Krishna took three wickets. In reply, the Kolkata Knight Riders team chased down the target in 16.4 overs with the loss of five wickets. Rahul Tripathi scored 40 runs, The captain of the team Eoin Morgan scored 47 runs not out.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings Highlights today Monday, 26-04-2021 – 21st Match (N), Indian Premier League season 14th from Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad.
Morgan won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Morgan says: they’ve asked themselves as well why they’re losing. They do have the talent and depth in the squad, he says. “We have the opportunity to turn that around. Little bit of momentum and confidence can make the difference.”
Rahul: It’s a new ground. I hope the country can fight back from this situation, but we have to do what we have to do. The last win gave us a lot of confidence and that me and Chris could stay till the end. Gayle keeps things light in the dressing room.
Kolkata Knight Riders team: 1 S Gill, 2 N Rana, 3 R Tripathi, 4 E Morgan (capt), 5 S Narine, 6 D Karthik (wk), 7 A Russell, 8 P Cummins, 9 S Mavi, 10 V Chakaravarthy, 11 P Krishna.
Punjab Kings team: 1 KL Rahul (capt & wk), 2 M Agarwal, 3 C Gayle, 4 N Pooran, 5 D Hooda, 6 Shahrukh Khan, 7 M Henriques, 8 R Bishnoi, 9 M Shami, 10 C Jordan, 11 A Singh.