Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, Match 53 - Live Cricket Score

Indian Premier League, 2023 | 8 May 2023, Mon, 7:30 PM IST | Eden Gardens, Kolkata

ResultKolkata Knight Riders won by 5 wickets


179/7 (20 ov)



182/5 (20 ov)

Man of the Match: Andre Russell

Prabhsimran SinghPrabhsimran Singh(wk)c Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Harshit Rana12830150.00
Shikhar DhawanShikhar Dhawanc Vaibhav Arora b N Rana574791121.28
Bhanuka RajapaksaBhanuka Rajapaksac Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Harshit Rana03000.00
Liam LivingstoneLiam Livingstonelbw b Varun Chakravarthy15930166.67
Jitesh SharmaJitesh Sharma(wk)c Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Varun Chakravarthy211802116.67
Sam CurranSam Curranc Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Suyash Sharma490044.44
Rishi DhawanRishi Dhawanb Varun Chakravarthy191111172.73
Shahrukh KhanShahrukh KhanNot out21831262.50
Harpreet BrarHarpreet BrarNot out17921188.89
Did Not Bat: Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
Extra( b - 4, w - 4, no - 2, lb - 3, p - 0 )13
Total( 8.95 Runs per over )179 (7 Wkts, 20 Ov)

Fall of Wickets

21-1 (Prabhsimran Singh, 1.6), 29-2 (Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 3.4), 53-3 (Liam Livingstone, 5.3), 106-4 (Jitesh Sharma, 12.3), 119-5 (Shikhar Dhawan, 14.4), 139-6 (Rishi Dhawan, 16.5), 139-7 (Sam Curran, 17.2)

Vaibhav Arora303200110.67
Harshit Rana303321011.00
Andre Russell101901019.00
Varun Chakravarthy40263016.50
Suyash Sharma40261016.50
Sunil Narine40290017.25
Nitish Rana1071007.00

Jason RoyJason Royc Shahrukh Khan b Harpreet Brar382480158.33
Rahmanullah GurbazRahmanullah Gurbaz(wk)lbw b Nathan Ellis151211125.00
Nitish RanaNitish Ranac LS Livingstone b RD Chahar513861134.21
Venkatesh IyerVenkatesh Iyerc LS Livingstone b RD Chahar11130084.62
Andre RussellAndre Russellrunout (Arshdeep Singh / JM Sharma)422333182.61
Rinku SinghRinku SinghNot out211021210.00
Shardul ThakurShardul ThakurNot out00000.00
Did Not Bat: Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakravarthy
Extra( b - 0, w - 3, no - 0, lb - 1, p - 0 )4
Total( 9.10 Runs per over )182 (5 Wkts, 20 Ov)

Fall of Wickets

38-1 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 4.4), 64-2 (Jason Roy, 7.2), 115-3 (Venkatesh Iyer, 13.4), 124-4 (Nitish Rana, 15.2), 178-5 (Andre Russell, 19.5)

Rishi Dhawan20150007.50
Arshdeep Singh40390019.75
Nathan Ellis40291007.25
Sam Curran304400114.67
Liam Livingstone202700013.50
Harpreet Brar1041004.00
Rahul Chahar40232015.75



Indian Premier League

Date & Time

8 May 2023, Mon, 7:30 PM IST


Punjab Kings elected to bat


Eden Gardens, Kolkata


Akshay Totre (India), Jayaraman Madanagopal (India), Ulhas Gandhe (India, TV)

Match Referee

Sanjay Raul (India)

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Kolkata Knight Riders


On Monday (May 8), Kolkata Knight Riders will play against Punjab Kings in the 53rd game of Indian Premier League 2023 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. With four wins in ten games, the Knight Riders are in 8th place and must win their remaining four games to have any chance of making the playoffs. In their previous game, the Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by defending their total of 171 runs and winning by five runs, with Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh playing important innings. Varun Chakravarthy defended nine runs in the final over and won the Player of the Match award.

The Punjab Kings have won five out of ten games and are currently placed 7th in the points table. In their last match against the Mumbai Indians, they scored 214 runs in their 20 overs but still ended up losing the game. Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma were the key contributors for the team, adding 119 runs for the fourth wicket. After losing an early wicket, Mumbai were helped by their middle-order batters to chase down the target with six wickets and 7 balls to spare. Arshdeep Singh ended up conceding 66 runs from his 3.5 overs, equalling the record for most runs conceded in an innings by a Kings bowler.

KKR and PBKS have faced each other 31 times in IPL so far. KKR have emerged victorious in 20 matches, whereas PBKS have won only 11. The Kings have won three of the last five encounters with the Knight Riders, including the first game of this season. In that game, PBKS scored 191 runs for the loss of five wickets and won by seven runs via the DLS method.

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Kolkata Knight Riders

Punjab Kings