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IPL 2023: Rajapaksa, Curran flourish with bat as PBKS put 191/5 against KKR

New Delhi: Sam Curran and Shahrukh Khan late firework help Punjab kings (PBKS) to put formidable total on the board. The host lost control over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) struck back-to-back and Punjab were 5 wickets down in 18 overs. Last over thriller 15 overs came from the last six balls, that’s the last over that […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Apr 3, 2023 14:46 IST
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New Delhi: Sam Curran and Shahrukh Khan late firework help Punjab kings (PBKS) to put formidable total on the board. The host lost control over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) struck back-to-back and Punjab were 5 wickets down in 18 overs.

Last over thriller

15 overs came from the last six balls, that’s the last over that PBKS wanted. All thanks to the Sam Curran late little song with the bat. Curran alongside Shahrukh Khan, who chipped 11 runs off 7 balls.

KKR bowling performance

Meanwhile, Tim Southee was the most expensive among KKR bowlers. The Kiwi quick conceded 54 runs and scalped two wickets in his quota. Sunil Narine too was hammered for 40/1, while Shardul Thakur conceded 43 runs without failing to pick a wicket.

50-runs partnership

Bhanuka Rajapaksa played the crucial 50 runs knock after Prabhsimran Singh returned backed after quick 23 runs off 12 balls. The Sri Lankan batter stitched 50-runs stand with the skipper Dhawan.

PBKS vs KKR Playing XI

Punjab Kings Playing XI

Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prabhsimran Singh(w), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Nathan Ellis, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

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Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana(c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Anukul Roy, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy.
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First published on: Apr 01, 2023 05:38 PM IST

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