Punjab beat Kolkata by 23 runs in IPL-7
Abu Dhabi: Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 23 runs in an IPL match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on saturday.
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bowl against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL-7 match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on saturday.
While Punjab fielded an unchanged side, Kolkata brought in Piyush Chawla for Vinay Kumar in their playing XI.
Kings XI Punjab: 132 for 9 in 20 overs.(Virender Sehwag 37, Rishi Dhawan 19 not out; Piyush Chawla 3/19, Sunil Narine 3/24).
Kolkata Knight Riders: 109 all out in 18.2 overs (Suryakumar 34; Sandeep Sharma 3/21).
Kolkata Knight Riders: G Gambhir (C), JH Kallis, MK Pandey, CA Lynn, YK Pathan, RV Uthappa†, SA Yadav, PP Chawla, SP Narine, M Morkel, UT Yadav.
Kings XI Punjab: GJ Bailey (C), CA Pujara, V Sehwag, GJ Maxwell, DA Miller, MG Johnson, WP Saha†, AR Patel, L Balaji, R Dhawan, Sandeep Sharma (1).