IPL 2020 KKR Vs KXIP: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with the help of Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle’s fifties and Mohammed Shami’s outstanding bowling performance. ) By eight wickets, the playoff hopes were strengthened. Mohammed Shami bowled brilliantly, preventing Kolkata Knight Riders from scoring big. He took three most important wickets. But the most special was the wicket of Shubman Gill. Mohammed Shami drove Gill on the laddu ball. This wicket is becoming very viral on social media.
In 18 overs, Kolkata had scored 136 runs losing 7 wickets. Shubman Gill was batting on 57 runs. Looking at them, it seemed that Kolkata could reach the score beyond 160 runs. But Mohammed Shami bowled him a laddu full toss on the feet, on which he tried to play a big shot, but the ball could not cross the boundary and Nicholas Puran caught him.
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Punjab bowlers, performing brilliantly, stopped KKR for 149 runs for nine wickets. In response to Gayle’s aggressive and Mandeep’s patient innings, he achieved the target by losing one wicket in the over.
After this win, Punjab has come in fourth place with 12 points from 12 matches. KKR also have the same number of points in the same matches but they are in fifth position on the basis of runs. Both have two more matches to play.