IPL 5: Game 17: KKR vs KXIP Highlights

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Published: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 18:38 [IST]
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IPL 5: KKR vs KXIP Highlights

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.


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