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KKR go to the top of the table Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab by one wicket to earn a na ...

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News 09 May 2015, 20:29 IST
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KKR go to the top of the table

Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab by one wicket to earn a narrow victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

Chasing Kings XI's 183/5, the hosts reached home with only a ball to spare. All-rounder Andre Russel top scored with 51 for the Knights while Anureet Singh and Gurkeerat Singh took two wickets each for the visitors.

The following is the scoreboard:

Kings XI Punjab

Murali Vijay b Narine 28

Manan Vohra c & b Narine 39

Wridhhiman Saha b Narine 33

Glenn Maxwell c Botha b Narine 43

David Miller not out 27

Gurkeerat Singh c & b Russell 4

George Bailey not out 0

Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 5) 9

Total (five wickets in 20 overs) 183

Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Vijay, 5.5 overs), 2-78 (Vohra, 10.5), 3-143 (Maxwell, 16.3), 4-149 (Saha, 16.6), 5-169 (Gurkeerat Singh, 19.3)

Bowling

Umesh Yadav 4-0-36-0

Andre Russell 4-0-50-1

Sunil Narine 4-0-19-4

Johan Botha 1-0-9-0

Brad Hogg 4-0-30-0

Piyush Chawla 3-0-35-0

Kolkata Knight Riders

Robin Uthappa c Patel b Anureet Singh 17

Gautam Gambhir c Vijay b Gurkeerat Singh 24

Manish Pandey c Patel b Maxwell 22

Suryakumar Yadav b Gurkeerat Singh 9

Yusuf Pathan c Saha b Hendricks 29

Andre Russell c Saha b Patel 51

Johan Botha run out (Patel) 2

Piyush Chawla c Saha b Anureet Singh 18

Brad Hogg run out (Anureet Singh) 5

Umesh Yadav not out 0

Sunil Narine not out 1

Extras (lb 2, w 4) 6

Total (nine wickets in 19.5 overs) 184

Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Uthappa, 3.3 overs), 2-63 (Pandey, 7.3), 3-69 (Gambhir, 8.5), 4-83 (S Yadav, 10.5), 5-136 (Pathan, 14.6), 6-159 (Russell, 16.5), 7-161 (Botha, 17.2), 8-177 (Hogg, 19.2), 9-183 (Chawla, 19.4)

Bowling

Sandeep Sharma 4-0-35-0

Ben Hendricks 4-0-35-1

Anureet Singh 3.5-0-57-2

Axar Patel 4-0-33-1

Gurkeerat Singh 3-0-17-2

Glenn Maxwell 1-0-5-1

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