Andre Russell starred with a four-wicket haul as Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Kings XI Punjab to 157 for nine and overcame a knock of 68 runs from Glenn Maxwell in a chase of 165 runs to secure a seven-run victory in the 32nd match of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata.
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for a code of conduct breach while Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their encounter in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
Yusuf Pathan's unbeaten cameo helped Kolkata Knight Riders plunder 81 runs from the last six overs as they chased down a target of 186 runs in 19.1 overs to secure a five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 30th match of the Indian Premier League in Bangalore.
Fifties from Karun Nair and Sam Billings and an all-round effort from Carlos Brathwaite helped Delhi Daredevils post a total of 186 runs and then they went on to bowl Kolkata Knight Riders out for 159 runs to secure a 27-run victory in the 26th match of the Indian Premier League in Delhi.
Rohit Sharma steered the ship with a fluent unbeaten 68 while Kieron Pollard smashed a 17-ball half-century as Mumbai Indians chased down a target of 175 runs in 18 overs to secure a six-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 24th match of the Indian Premier League in Mumbai.
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A maiden fifty from Suryakumar Yadav was the defining knock for Kolkata Knight Riders as they chased down a target of 161 runs in 19.3 overs to claim a tense two-wicket victory over Rising Pune Supergiants in the 20th match of the Indian Premier League in Pune.
A solid 82-run opening stand between Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir capped off a dominant six-wicket win in a chase of 139 runs as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Kings XI Punjab in Mohali to climb to the top of the points table in the Indian Premier League.
Rohit Sharma's glitzy innings of unbeaten 84 runs along with cameos from Mitchell McClenaghan and Jos Buttler gave Mumbai Indians the necessary firepower to chase down a target of 188 runs to defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets in the fifth match of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata.
Former Australian spinner, Brad Hogg, who is currently playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the ongoing Indian Premier League expressed that he wants to carry on playing cricket for as long as he can.
Andre Russell and Brad Hogg shared six wickets between them as the Delhi Daredevils folded out for 98 runs in the first innings following which the Kolkata Knight Riders chased down the target in 14.1 overs, completing a comprehensive nine-wicket win in the second game of the 2016 Indian Premier League.