Punjab Kings Stole the Historic Run Chase making History at Eden Gardens against KKR- Brutal Bairstow hits 100

The Punjab Kings orchestrated a record run chase, scoring 262 runs in just 18.1 overs, seemingly accomplishing the unthinkable. Leading the way was Jonny Bairstow, who came back to the team and scored a brilliant 108 off 48 balls with the help of Prabhsimran Singh’s powerplay fifty.

But when the Yorkshireman increased his scoring pace, Shashank Singh provided support, hitting a blistering 68 off only 28 balls to help PBKS secure the win.

At the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday, Kolkata Knight Riders amassed a 261-run total in 20 overs after being allowed to bat first by Punjab Kings captain Sam Curran.

Thanks to Sunil Narine and Phil Salt, who combined for 138 runs for the first wicket and both batters reaching the half-century mark, the hosts were off to a flying start. Venkatesh Iyer and Andre Russell also contributed with scores of 39 and 24 runs, respectively.

In addition, captain Shreyas Iyer scored a blistering 28 off only 10 deliveries to lead KKR to their highest-ever score at Eden Gardens.

One of the best teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) thus far this season is Kolkata Knight Riders. Five of the seven games played so far this season have been won by the two-time champions. When Kolkata Knight Riders played with Punjab Kings yesterday’s match, which took place on April 27 at Eden Gardens.

With the Punjab-based team’s current form, the Shreyas Iyer-led team will go into the match as favorites. After a dramatic match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru, KKR is headed to their home game. KKR, who had batted first and had set a target of 223 runs, had an explosive match. Although they played well, the RCB batting team was ultimately one run shy of the needed total.

Punjab Kings, meanwhile, has lost four straight games. Punjab Kings had a batting collapse in their most recent game against Gujarat Titans, but they still managed to score 146. In the 19th over, GT easily chased down the goal to win by three wickets.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Playing XI Team

Shreyas Iyer (C), Philip Salt (Wk), Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Dushmantha Chameera, Varun Chakaravarthy, Harshit Rana.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) Playing XI Team

Sam Curran (C), Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw, Jitesh Sharma(Wk), Shashank Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.


on April 27 2024 the IPL t20 match 42 has been between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings had took place at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

KKR- 261/6 (20.0), PK- 262/2 (18.4).

Punjab Kings won the match by 8 wickets, defeating KKR at Kolkata.

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