Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders won the last ball match against Punjab Kings.
In the IPL cricket series, the Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings teams clashed at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata today. In this, the Punjab team won the toss and elected to bat first. Captain Shikhar Dhawan played responsibly and accumulated runs. But at the other end, with wickets falling at regular intervals, none of the others could add much runs.
The main players of that team Prabsimran Singh 12, Liam Livingstone 15, Jitesh Sharma 21, Shahrukh Khan 21, Harpreet Brar 17, Rishi Dhawan 19 runs were dismissed. Shikhar Dhawan added 57 runs. As a result, the Punjab Kings team accumulated 179 runs for the loss of 7 wickets at the end of 20 overs.
Varun Chakraborty took 3 wickets and Harish Rana took 2 wickets for Kolkata Knight Riders.
Captain Nitish Rana played a responsible role for the Kolkata team who entered the field with a target of 180 runs to win. He was dismissed for 51 runs. Before him, Jason Roy scored 38 runs and gave hope. Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 15 runs and Venkatesh Iyer scored 11 runs, but Russell scored 42 runs and Ringu Singh scored 21 runs in the final phase, adding 182 runs for the loss of 5 wickets at the end of 20 overs, the Kolkata team won.
Kolkata team won the last ball thriller. As Russell got out before the last ball, the game became tense. However, Ringu Singh hit a boundary in the last ball to make the team win.