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KXIP Vs KKR LIVE Score Today Updates | Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2020 Match 24th Live Cricket Score and Latest Updates

In the 24th match of the 13th season of IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Kings XI Punjab by 2 runs. In the match played in Abu Dhabi, Kolkata won the toss and gave a target of 165 runs while batting. In reply, Punjab was able to score 162 runs for 5 wickets.

The match was in the grip of Punjab for 17 overs, but in the 18th over, Sunil Narine conceded just 2 runs and dismissed Nicholas Pooran. After this, in the 19th over, the famous Krishna dismissed Lokesh Rahul (74) to snatch victory from Punjab. Punjab needed 6 runs for the tie on the last ball, but Glenn Maxwell (10 *) could hit a four.

KKR’s Sunil Naren took 2 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs. At the same time, the famous Krishna took 3 wickets for 29 runs in 4 overs. With the win, KKR moved up to third in the points table.

KKR’s smallest win in terms of runs
A 2-run win against Punjab in terms of runs is KKR’s smallest win. Earlier in 2014, KKR defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 2 runs in Sharjah. At the same time, in 2008, KKR defeated RCB by 5 runs in Kolkata.

115-run opening partnership for Punjab
Punjab opener Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal (56) had a 115-run opening partnership. This is the second-century partnership between the two. Earlier, both had a 183-run opening partnership against Rajasthan Royals. For the first wicket in the season, there has been a century partnership for a total of 4 times.

Rahul-Mayank remained unbeaten in the power-play for the fourth time in the season
Rahul and Mayank added 47 runs in the power-play. This is the fourth time this season when both these batsmen have not been dismissed in the power-play. Earlier, both had scored 50 against Bengaluru, 60 against Rajasthan, 46 against Chennai.

Shami completes 50 wickets in IPL
With Rahul bowled, Punjab fast bowler Mohammed Shami completed his 50 wickets. Shami achieved this feat in 56 innings of 58 matches. Shami is in the top-5 in terms of maximum wickets this season.

KKR scored 164 for 6 wickets
Earlier, KKR won the toss and scored 164 runs for 6 wickets. Captain Dinesh Karthik scored 58 runs off 29 balls. Shubman Gill scored 57 runs off 47 balls. Both partnered 81 runs for the fourth wicket to take the team beyond 160 runs. Karthik was also adjudged Man of the Match. Punjab’s Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, and Arshadip Singh took 1-1 wickets. KKR’s 3 batsmen were run out.

The second-lowest score in power-play
Kolkata did not have a good start. Rahul Tripathi, the hero of the last match, could score only 4 runs in this match. He was dismissed by Mohammed Shami. After this, Nitish Rana was run out after scoring 2 runs. KKR could only manage 25 runs for 2 wickets in the initial 6 overs. This is the second-lowest score this season in the power-play.

Earlier, Delhi Capitals scored 23 for 3 against Punjab in Dubai. At the same time, Rajasthan Royals scored 31 runs for 3 wickets against Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.

Morgan’s IPL completes 1000 runs
KKR’s middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan completed his 1000 runs in the IPL. Morgan scored 1021 runs in 51 innings of 58 matches. Morgan has scored an average of over 23 in the league. His best score is 66 runs.

21 runs out so far in the season
So far, 21 batsmen have been run out in this season of IPL. Out of this, 5 runs have been scored by Kings XI Punjab team. At the same time, 7 run outs occurred during Pawar-play. Players who were run out during the power-play include Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner, Suryakumar Yadav, Faf du Plessis, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, and Nitish Rana.

One change in both teams
Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik made a change in the team. In place of Shivam Mavi, the famous Krishna was included in the playing eleven. At the same time, Chris Jordan was included in the team in place of Sheldon Cottrell in Punjab.

Performance of the most expensive-cheap players
Captain Lokesh Rahul was the most expensive player in Punjab’s playing eleven with a price of Rs 11 crore. He scored 74 off 58 balls. At the same time, Arshdeep Singh (20 lakh) was the cheapest player. Arshdeep took one wicket for 25 runs in 4 overs. He also threw a maiden over.

The most expensive player in Kolkata’s playing XI was Pat Cummins. He will get Rs 15.50 crore for the season. Cummins gave 29 runs in 4 overs, with no success. At the same time, the famous Krishna (20 lakh) was the cheapest player. Krishna took 3 wickets including Lokesh Rahul for 29 in 4 overs.

Kolkata won the title 2 times, Punjab still waiting
Kolkata has played the final twice (2014, 2012) so far in IPL history and has been champions both times. At the same time, Punjab has not won the title even once. In 2014, he made it to the finals but lost to Kolkata by 3 wickets.

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