KXIP vs KKR IPL 2014 Qualifier 1 Result : Kolkata beat Punjab by 28 Runs

KXIP vs KKR IPL 2014 Qualifier 1 Result

Kolkata Knight Riders reach Finals of IPL 2014 !!!

In the first qualifier of season 7 of Indian Premier League (Pepsi IPL 2014), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 28 Runs.

Having won the toss at the Eden Garndens in Kolkata, Kings XI Punjab elected to field first.

Kolkata Knight Riders lost the wicket of opener Gautam Gambhir early. Robin Uthappa played well scoring 42 runs of just 30 balls. He was supported well other players like Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Suryakumar Yadav and Piyush Chawla, each scoring 15 – 20 runs. In the end team reached a score of 163/8 in their 20 overs.

For kings XI Punjab, Karanveer Singh picked up three wickets while Akshar Patel and Mitchell Johnson pikced up two wickets each.

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Kings XI Punjab lost the wicket of Virender Sehwag early.Manan Vohra and Wriddhiman Saha had a good partnership. The middle order failed with Glenn Maxwell, David Miller and Akshar Patel failing to score runs. In the end Kings XI Punjab ended their innings on 135/8 loosing the match by 28 runs.

For Kolkata Knight RidersUmesh Yadav picked up three wickets, Morne Morkel picked up two wickets while Shakib Al Hasan and Piyush Chawla picked up one wicket each.

Umesh Yadav was named Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling performance.

Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.

1st Innings Scorecard (Kolkata Knight Riders Batting) :

IPL 2014 Qualifier 1 - Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Scorecard

2nd Innings Scorecard (Kings XI Punjab Batting) :

IPL 2014 Qualifier 1 - Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Scorecard

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