Kolkata, Apr 15: Kings XI Punjab registered back-to-back wins as they beat Kolkata Knight Riders by two runs in a last over thriller at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
[Scorecard: KXIP vs KKR, Kolkata]
IPL 5: Results, Points Table
Here are the match highlights during the first innings:
# Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets.
# KXIP won back-to back matches and sit at seventh in the IPL table while KKR are 4th.
# Sunil Narine was adjudged man of the match for his five-wicket haul.
# Spinners claimed all 11 wickets on a slow wicket.
# The Knight Riders lost three wickets scoring five runs in the space of eight balls
# Mandeep Singh was the top scorer for KXIP with 38 off 34 balls.
# Debabrata Das was the top scorer for KKR with 35 runs off 23 balls.
# Sunil Narine with the best bowling figures 5/19 with economy rate - 4.75.
# Piyush Chawla with the best bowling figures for KXIP 18/4 with economy rate - 4.50.
# 50 runs of 42 balls was the highest partnership for the third wicket between David Hussey and Shaun Marsh.
# 43 runs between Manoj Tiwary and Manvinder Bisla was the highest partnership for KKR.
# Punjab lost five wickets in the space of 3.3 overs scoring 35 runs.
# Punjab hit just five sixes and seven sixes during their innings.
# Punjab scored 100 runs in exactly 100 runs (16.4 overs)
# Bhargav Bhatt (KXIP) six off the last ball was crucial to get passed the 130-mark.
# Yusuf Pathan miserable run continues with two ducks, a total of 23 runs in five matches with 15 being his highest score.