Result of Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab Match No 11
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Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab, match No. 11: Kings XI Punjab began their IPL campaign on an emphatic note clinching two easy wins in the first two clashes. And the credit goes to their bowlers who kept the opponents (RPS and RCB) down to a low total in their respective games. In the first match against Pune, Punhab's bowlers did a fantastic job restricting the visitors to just 163/6. The script written by the bowlers in the next encounter against star-studded RCB was even better as they wrapped the full-blown batting line-up at just 143. So, bowling has been Punjab's strength so far in the tournament. If they become the winner of winner of KKR Vs KXIP match at Eden Gardens, it would be their winning hat-trick.
Hashim Amla's 58-run knock was brilliant in the second game. He gives the side solidity in the top-order. Glenn Maxwell is also connecting the ball sublimely. His unbeaten 40 and 43 that too at a strike rate of more than 200 are a gleam of the form he is undergoing at present. Even if Punjab is undergoing a run of success at the moment, the next win has no association with the previous performance. If Punjab has to become the winner of KKR Vs KXIP match at Eden Gardens, performance would be the key.
Close to a winning hat-trick, Kings XI Punjab looks in good stead after two back-to-back wins over RPS and RCB respectively. Now in Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Kings XI Punjab match, they will eye to keep the momentum with them. Punjab needs to be a bit careful in their next match given the fact that they will take the field as the visitors and not as the hosts.
Kolkata Knight Riders started off the season well with a 10-wicket win over of-a-sort Gujarat Lions. But, a desperate loss to Mumbai Indians in the very next game exposed their weak points in the depth overs. Nonetheless, KKR's potential to turn the tables cannot be doubted. But, the big blow to KKR is a shoulder injury to in-form Chris Lynn, who is in doubt for the upcoming matches.
Will KXIP register a winning hat-trick in their next encounter against KKR at Eden Gardens?