IPL 2021: KKR vs PBKS Match Report, Key Highlights
The 21st match of the IPL 2021 ended in a victory for the Kolkata Knight Riders as they beat the Punjab Kings by 5 wickets. KKR vs PBKS proved to be a fairly one-sided encounter with Eoin Morgan’s side cruising to victory.
The Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bowl. After a tepid batting performance, the Punjab Kings put 123 runs on the board for KKR to chase. Mayank Agarwal was the top scorer for PBKS with 31 runs. Meanwhile, Prasidh Krishna put up a solid bowling display taking three wickets.
KKR had a shaky start to the innings, managing to score 59 runs in the first eight overs with the loss of three wickets. The match eventually ended in an easy win for the Knight Riders. Skipper Eoin Morgan’s 47-run knock was the highlight of the innings.
The win takes Kolkata Knight Riders to the 5th spot in the table while the Punjab Kings are languishing at the 6th place. The next match of the IPL 2021 will see the Delhi Capitals battle it out against Royal Challengers Bangalore.