KKR beat Kings XI by 6 wickets. KXIP Opener starts well but KKR bowler was fight back well and their spinner took quick wickets and KXIP middle order fail against the spin web of KKR.
KKR spin department became dangerous after returning of Sunil Naraine and he bowled very well 2-22 in his opening game of this year IPL. Others will contribute and King XI will reach to 138 mark by Marsh unbeaten Inning but Kings XI may short 15-20 runs.
In Chase of 139, Kings XI bowler didn’t start well and give easy runs form the top even Sandeep sharma gives 12 runs in the first over and in small chase it was very good for any team to get their self in the match.
After that Gambhir and Uthappa was unstoppable they score 66 in the power play and looks like match over in the power play it self and Kings XI bowling doesn’t show any fire.
Kings misses some chances in fielding also but they took some stunner catches also and in the end KKR beat Kings by 6 wickets and they will be on top of the table and lions become second in the table but KKR loss one match agains Mumbai Indians but KKR looks like balanced team now.
Kings XI Punjab 138-8 in 20.0 Overs (Shaun Marsh 56*, Sunil Narine 2-22, Morne Morkel 2-27) lost to
Kolkata Knight Riders 141-4 in 17.1 overs (Robin Uthappa 53, Gautam Gambhir 34, Pardeep Sahu 2-18) by 6 wickets.
Man of the Match: Robin Uthappa, for his 28-ball 53.