- Kolkata Knight Riders beat Punjab Kings by 6 wickets
- Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to field first
- Umesh Yadav took 4 wickets and became the Player of the Match
TATA INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders won the match by 6 wickets against Punjab Kings played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to field first and chase down the target of Punjab Kings.
Chasing the target in just 14.3 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 141 runs against Punjab Kings and lost 4 wickets. KKR batsman Andre Russell scored the most runs for his team, where he scored 70 runs in 31 balls. Another batsman, captain Shreyas Iyer scored 26 runs and Sam Billings scored 24 runs for his team.
IndianPremierLeague tweeted on Twitter and said, “[email protected]_umesh put on a superb show with the ball & bagged the Player of the Match award as #KKR bear #PBKS 👍👍”
Punjab Kings scored 137 runs in 18.2 overs and were all out. Where Punjab Kings batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 31 runs in 9 balls and Kagiso Rabada scored 25 runs in 16 balls. And another batsman Liam Livingstone scored 19 runs and Shikhar Dhawan scored 16 runs to give a strong target to his team but KKR easily chased down the target of Punjab in 14.3 overs and won the match by 6 wickets.
KKR bowler Umesh Yadav took 4 wickets for his team and became the Player of the Match. Where another bowler Tim Southee took 2 and Shivam Mavi and Andra Russell took 1-1 wickets for their team. Where Punjab Kings bowler Rahul Chahar took 2 wickets for his team. Where another bowler Kagiso Rabada and Odean Smith took 1-1 wickets for their team against KKR.