Indian Premier League - IPL
Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mohali
KXP v KKR, IPL Match 22, Mohali: Kings XI beat Knight Riders by 9 runs
May 03, 2008Irfan Pathan and Sreesanth took two wickets apiece as Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs in their Indian Premier League match at the PCA Stadium.
Apart from David Hussey, who made 71 runs, and Prasanta Saha (59*) no other batsmen stood their grounds. Kolkata Knight Riders were restricted at 169/6 in their full quota of 20 overs by the Kings XI bowlers.
Kings XI Punjab scored a competitive 178 for the loss of six wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium on Saturday. Opener Shaun Marsh was the top scorer for Kings XI with 40 off 32 balls.
Except for Karan Goel, all Kings XI batsmen scored double figures with leg-spinner Piyush Chawla scoring a quick fire 21 off seven balls late in the innings to help the hosts set up a challenging target before the Knight Riders.
KXP v KKR, IPL Match 22, Mohali: Kings XI Punjab 178 for 6 in 20.0 ovs beat Kolkata Knight Riders 169 for 6 in 20.0 overs by 9 runs
Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mohalid
ScoresToss: King's XI Punjab.Kings XI Punjab innings
S Marsh st Saha b Hussey 40 (32)
J Hopes c Hodge b Dinda 18 (12)
K Sangakkara b Umar Gul 28 (21)
Yuvraj Singh st Saha b Mohammad Hafeez 17 (10)
M Jayawardene c Ganguly b Umar Gul 10 (6)
K Goel run out (Das) 6 (7)
I Pathan not out 24 (26)
P Chawla not out 21 (7)
Total (20 overs) 6 wkts for 178 Fall of wickets: 1-28, 2-82, 3-98, 4-102, 5-106, 6-155. Bowling
I Sharma 4-0-41-0
A Agarkar 3-0-26-0
A Dinda 3-0-24-1
Mohammad Hafeez 3-0-28-1
D Hussey 3-0-23-1
Umar Gul 4-0-27-2 Kolkata Knight Riders innings
Mohammad Hafeez b Pathan 13 (12)
S Ganguly c Pathan b Sreesanth 5 (7)
D Das c Yuvraj Singh b Sreesanth 5 (8)
B Hodge lbw b Pathan 1 (3)
D Hussey c Hopes b Gagandeep Singh 71 (46)
L Shukla b VR Singh 7 (10)
WP Saha not out 59 (32)
A Agarkar not out 1 (2)
Total (20 overs) 6 wkts for 169 Fall of wickets: 1-22, 2-23, 3-25, 4-29 5-50, 6-154.Bowling
S Sreesanth 4-0-25-2
I Pathan 4-0-18-2
VR Singh 4-0-31-1
Gagandeep Singh 4-0-43-1
J Hopes 3-0-35-0
P Chawla 1-0-16-0 Result: King's XI Punjab won by 9 runs.