Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab – Match Six – IPL 2019 Season 12
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab – Match Six – IPL 2019 commenced on March 27, 2019, Wednesday, 08:00 PM local.
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Umpires: Anil Kumar Chaudhary & Vineet Kulkarni.
Third Umpire: Chris Gaffaney.
Match Referee: Vengalil Narayan Kutty.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad for this Match Six – IPL 2019 Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, and Prasidh Krishna.
Players on Bench are Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Yarra Prithviraj, and KC Cariappa.
Kings XI Punjab Playing XI are Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammed Shami, and Andrew Tye.
Substitutes are Karun Nair, Simran Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Moises Henriques, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and Ankit Rajpoot.
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and opted to bowl.
KKR was asked to bat first in this Match Six – IPL 2019. Kolkata openers started blasting the opponents with a run rate above 10, but lost the wickets of opening batsmen Christ Lynn (10 runs in 10 balls with two 4s) & Sunil Narine (24 runs in 9 balls with a four and three 6s) in 2.4 overs & 3.3 overs with David Miller catching Lynn for Mohammad Shami & Lokesh Rahul catching Narine in Hardus Viljoen’s bowling respectively. Robin Uthappa & Nitish Rana together made an astonishing third wicket partnership score of 110 runs in 11 overs with Uthappa scoring 67 runs in 50 balls with six 4s and two 6s & Rana scored 63 runs in 34 balls with two 4s and seven 6s. In third ball of 15th over from Varun Chakravarthy, Mayank Agarwal caught Rana as a third wicket. Andre Russell joined Uthappa for fourth wicket and partnership lasted until 19.4 overs and added 67 runs to the total. Andre Russell scored 48 runs in 17 balls with three 4s and five 6s before giving catch to Mayank Agarwal for Andre Tye. Robin Uthappa remained not out in the end with Dinesh Karthik. In 20 overs, KKR scored 218 runs losing 4 wickets.
For KXIP except Ravichandran Aswin & Mandeep Singh, all other bowlers got a wicket each.
Kings XI Punjab sent their openers Lokesh Rahul & Chris Gayle in the hope of reaching this difficult target of 219 runs in 20 overs. Kuldeep Yadav caught Rahul in 1.4 overs as 11/1 & Rahul scoring single run in five balls in Lockie Ferguson’s over. Chris Gayle lost his wicket after scoring 20 runs in 13 balls with two 4s and two 6s to Andre Russell giving catch to Prasidh Krishna. Mayank Agarwal together with Sarfraz khan added 23 runs to the total in 3.1 overs until Sarfraz Khan getting caught by wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik in Andre Russell’s eight over in third ball. Mayank Agarwal scored half-century individually of 58 runs in 34 balls with six 4s and six before getting bowled by Piyush Chawla in 15.2 overs. Mayank Agarwal together with David Miller (59 runs in 40 balls with five 4s and three 6s) added 74 runs for fourth wicket. David Miller & Mandeep Singh (33 runs in 15 balls with four 4s and a six) remained not out in the end of 20 overs, but KXIP were only able to score 190 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs in this Match Six – IPL 2019.
For KKR, Andre Russell picked 2 wickets and Lockie Ferguson & Piyush Chawla picked a wicket each.
KKR 218/4 (20.0 Ovs)
PUNJAB 190/4 (20.0 Ovs)
Kolkata won this Match Six – IPL 2019 by 28 runs and Man of the Match awarded to Andre Russell for his all-round performance.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 28 runs
Kolkata Knight Riders 1st Innings
|Robin Uthappa||not out||67||50||6||2|
|Dinesh Karthik (C) (W)||not out||1||1||0||0|
Kings XI Punjab 2nd Innings
|David Miller||not out||59||40||5||3|
|Mandeep Singh||not out||33||15||4||1|
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Scorecard
|Chris Lynn c David Miller b Mohammed Shami||10||10||2||0|
|Sunil Narine c Lokesh Rahul b Hardus Viljoen||24||9||1||3|
|Robin Uthappa not out||67||50||6||2|
|Nitish Rana c Mayank Agarwal b Varun Chakravarthy||63||34||2||7|
|Andre Russell c Mayank Agarwal b Andrew Tye||48||17||3||5|
|Dinesh Karthik (C) (W) not out||1||1||0||0|
|Extras: 5 (b – 0, w – 3, nb – 1, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 218-4 in 20.0 overs (10.9 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Chris Lynn, 2.4 ov) , 2-36 (Sunil Narine, 3.3 ov) , 3-146 (Nitish Rana, 14.3 ov) , 4-213 (Andre Russell, 19.4 ov)|
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Scorecard
|Lokesh Rahul (W) c Kuldeep Yadav b Lockie Ferguson||1||5||0||0|
|Chris Gayle c Prasidh Krishna b Andre Russell||20||13||2||2|
|Mayank Agarwal b Piyush Chawla||58||34||6||1|
|Sarfaraz Khan c Dinesh Karthik b Andre Russell||13||13||2||0|
|David Miller not out||59||40||5||3|
|Mandeep Singh not out||33||15||4||1|
|Extras: 6 (b – 0, w – 5, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 190-4 in 20.0 overs (9.5 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Lokesh Rahul, 1.4 ov) , 2-37 (Chris Gayle, 4.2 ov) , 3-60 (Sarfaraz Khan, 7.3 ov) , 4-134 (Mayank Agarwal, 15.2 ov)|
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings
- S Narine dropped on 24 by M Shami in 2.5 overs
- Kolkata 52/2 in 5.4 overs
- Mandatory Power play (1-6): Kolkata 53/2
- Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 78/2 in 9.0 overs
- Kolkata 100/2 in 11.3 overs
- N Rana T20: 52 runs in 28 balls (1×4) (6×6)
- Kolkata 153/3 in 15.6 overs
- R Uthappa T20: 51 runs in 41 balls (4×4) (2×6)
- Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 153/3 in 16.0 overs
- Kolkata 200/3 in 18.4 overs
- Innings Break: Kolkata 218/4 in 20.0 overs
Kings XI Punjab Innings
- Mandatory Power play (1-6): Punjab 51/2
- Punjab 50/2 in 5.5 overs
- Strategic Time-out: Punjab 70/3 in 9.0 overs
- Punjab 102/3 in 11.5 overs
- M Agarwal T20: 51 runs in 28 balls (6×4) (1×6)
- Strategic Time-out: Punjab 133/3 in 15.0 overs
- Referral 1 (15.6 ovs): D Miller against KKR (Caught) Successful (KOL: 1, PNJ: 1) (Retained)
- Punjab 151/4 in 16.5 overs