Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) recovered from initial jitters to successfully chase down a modest 124-run target against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in 16.4 overs in Match 21 of Indian premier League (IPL 2021) at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad on Monday.
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For Punjab, opener Mayank Agarwal top-scored with a painstaking 31 off 34 balls but Chris Jordan’s 30 off 18 balls took them past 120-run mark.
Prasidh Krishna has best figures of 3 for 30 while Pat Cummins and Sunil Narine also chipped in with a couple of wickets each.
While chasing, KKR were in trouble at 17 for 3 before Rahul Tripathi (41 off 32 balls) and skipper Eoin Morgan (47 not out off 40 balls) put them on course with a 66-run fourth wicket stand.