KXIP vs KKR: Hard luck for Glenn Maxwell as KKR defeats Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs and 2 cms

KXIP vs KKR: Hard luck for Glenn Maxwell as KKR defeats Kings XI Punjab

KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2020: Hard luck for KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Glenn Maxwell as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs in a thriller match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat first. Shubman Gill played a sensible inning of 57 runs off 47 balls while Tripathi scored just 4 runs. Likewise, Nitish Rana scored 2 runs, Eoin Morgan 24, Andre Russell 5, and Patt Cummins 5.

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KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2020: Hard luck for KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Glenn Maxwell as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab.

Man of the Match — Dinesh Karthik — played a responsible and ferocious inning of 58 runs out of 29 deliveries played including 2 sixes and 8 boundaries.

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Half-century from Rahul and Mayank

Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul scored a half-century as he put 74 runs on the board off 58 deliveries with 6 boundaries. Likewise, Mayank Agarwal hammered a magnificent half-century scoring 56 runs off 39 balls. However, Mayank was not able to keep calm and was dismissed in 15th over.

KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2020: Hard luck for KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Glenn Maxwell as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab.

Nicholas Pooran tried his best but it was just a cameo of 16 runs.

KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2020: “Game of inches”

With 7 runs to win off the last ball, Glenn Maxwell swung over covers as Sunil Narine bowled the last bowl of the match.

KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2020: Hard luck for KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Glenn Maxwell as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab.

As the ball landed, there was confusion initially as the on-air commentator thought it was a six while umpire Chris Gaffaney called it a four.

educareThe players waited for the replay, which soon confirmed that the umpire’s call had been correct — by inches.

-PTC News