PBKS vs KKR IPL Stats : Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Punjab Kings by 5 wickets in the 21st match of Indian Premier League 2021 in Ahmedabad and registered their first win after four consecutive losses while Punjab Kings suffered their fourth loss of this season.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to field first. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave a steady start but KL Rahul couldn’t convert his start and got out off Pat Cummins bowling. Chris Gayle also bagged a duck and after than Punjab Kings couldn’t recover and kept losing wickets without scoring much runs and resultant they finished on just 123/9 in 20 overs. Mayank Agarwal scored 31 runs while Chris Jordan played 30 runs cameo. For Knight Riders Prasidh Krishna took 3 wickets while Pat Cummins and Sunil Narine took 2 wickets each.
In reply Kolkata Knight Riders too had a poor start as Nitish Rana got out for a first ball duck and Shubman Gill for 9 runs and then Sunil Narine also perished without scoring any run and at 17/3 they’re in trouble but Rahul Tripathi and Eoin Morgan rebuilt the innings and their 66 runs partnership made the chase and in the end Eoin Morgan (47*) and Dinesh Karthik (12*) took their team home in the 17th over.
Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Statistical Highlights from 21st match of IPL 2021 :
A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the 21st match of IPL 2021 in Ahmedabad.
29 – Chris Gayle bagged his 29th duck of T20 career – the most by any batsman.
Most ducks in T20 cricket –
29 – Chris Gayle
28 – Dwayne Smith
27 – Umar Akmal
27 – Shahid Afridi
26 – Kamran Akmal
26 – Lendl Simmons
19 – This was Kolkata Knight Riders’ 19th win over Punjab Kings in the IPL – the most wins they have registered against a team in the IPL.
7000 – Eoin Morgan when on 43, completed 7000 runs in T20 cricket. He has scored total 7004 runs in 318 T20 matches.
47* – Eoin Morgan played unbeaten 47 runs winning knock in this match and before this innings he had only 45 runs across five innings in this tournament.
A list of most runs, most wickets and points table after today’s match (PBKS vs KKR) in IPL 2021.
Most Runs –
259 – Shikhar Dhawan (DC)
240 – KL Rahul (PBKS)
214 – Faf du Plessis (CSK)
211 – Jonny Bairstow (SRH)
201 – Rohit Sharma (MI)
Most Wickets –
12 – Harshal Patel (RCB)
11 – Avesh Khan (DC)
9 – Rahul Chahar (MI)
9 – Chris Morris (RR)
8 – Deepak Chahar (CSK)
8 – Prasidh Krishna (KKR)
Points Table after Today’s Match (PBKS vs KKR) in IPL 2021 –