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Highlights IPL Score, KKR vs PBKS: KL Rahul Half-Century Helps Punjab Kings Defeat Kolkata Knight Riders By 5 Wickets


KKR vs PBKS IPL Score: KL Rahul hits a shot during PBKS’ chase on Friday.© BCCI/IPL

Punjab Kings (PBKS) cruised to a victory, defeating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in Match 45 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai on Friday. Chasing a target of 166 runs, PBKS reached 168 for five in 19.3 overs, with captain KL Rahul smashing 67 off 55 balls. Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal and Shahrukh Khan also made noteworthy contributions, scoring 40 and 22* runs respectively. Earlier, KKR posted 165 for seven in 20 overs, with Venkatesh Iyer hitting 67 off 49 balls. Also, Arshdeep Singh and Ravi Bishnoi were in top for PBKS, taking three and two wickets respectively. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Highlights Between KKR vs PBKS, Straight from Dubai International Stadium, Dubai

  • 23:31 (IST)

    SIXXX!!! PBKS WIN BY 5 WICKETS!

    A length ball by Iyer and Shahrukh smacks it over deep midwicket for a maximum!

    PBKS reach 168 for five in 19.3 overs and win by five wickets!

  • 23:29 (IST)

    OUT!

    A good length delivery by Iyer, outside off. Rahul hits it to Mavi at long-off for a catch!

    KL Rahul c Shivam Mavi b V Iyer 67 (55)

    In walks, Fabian Allen.

  • 23:26 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A yorker by Mavi at the stumps and Rahul drags it down to long-on for a boundary!

    PBKS need five in six balls!

  • 23:22 (IST)

    THAT WAS CLOSE!

    A full delivery by Rahul and Rahul  lofts the ball. Tripathi runs from deep midwicket to catch it. Umpires go upstairs and review shows that he didn’t catch it cleanly and it touched the ground first.

    PBKS need 11 in nine balls!

  • 23:13 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A short and wide delivery by Southee and Shahrukh guides it past the deep extra cover for a four!

  • 23:10 (IST)

    SIX!

    A short delivery by Mavi and Shahrukh smacks it for a six and there was misfielding.

  • 23:06 (IST)

    OUT!

    A full delivery by Mavi, on middle and leg. Hooda lofts it over to deep midwicket for a six, but it goes to Tripathi in deep for a catch.

    Deepak Hooda c Rahul Tripathi b Shivam Mavi 3 (4)

    In walks, Shahrukh Khan.

  • 22:58 (IST)

    OUT!

    A good length delivery by Narine, wider outside off. Markram cuts it in front of square and it goes straight to Gill at deep extra cover for a catch!

    Aiden Markram c Shubman Gill b Sunil Narine 18(16)

    In walks, Deepak Hooda.

  • 22:56 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full delivery by Narine, on middle. Markram clatters it over deep midwicket for a maximum!

  • 22:52 (IST)

    SIXXXX!! KL RAHUL REACHES HIS FIFTY!

    A length ball by Southee, on off. Rahul waits and then pulls it in front of square maximum!

  • 22:49 (IST)

    Two runs

    A good length delivery by Southee, and Markram slices it between mid and mid-off for a double.

  • 22:43 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full delivery by Iyer, on off. Rahul smacks it over midwicket for a maximum.

  • 22:39 (IST)

    One run, KL Rahul goes ahead in the Orange Cap race

    A full delivery by Iyer, wide outside off. Rahul hits it to deep midwicket. One run and he overtakes Shikhar Dhawan to top of the Orange Cap race.

  • 22:33 (IST)

    One run

    A full delivery by Rana, outside off. Rahul hits it down the ground to long on. One run.

  • 22:29 (IST)

    OUT!

    A full delivery by Varun, outside off. Pooran slices it to deep backward point for a catch!

    Nicholas Pooran c Shivam Mavi b Varun Chakravarthy 12 (7)

    In walks, Aiden Markram.

  • 22:28 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full toss by Varun, on middle. Pooran smashes it to wide long on for a maximum!

  • 22:20 (IST)

    OUT!

    A full delivery by Varun, outside off. Mayank directs it to Morgan at cover for a catch.

    Mayank Agarwal c Eoin Morgan b Varun Chakravarthy 40 (27)

    In walks, Nicholas Pooran.

  • 22:17 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Varun, wide of off. Rahul clatters it through the covers. FOUR!

  • 22:14 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full toss by Iyer, wide of off. Mayank drives it over the extra cover boundary!

  • 22:04 (IST)

    Two runs

    A good length delivery by Narine, on middle. Mayank glances it towards long-on for a double.

  • 22:00 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full delivery by Narine, on middle. Rahul slams it over the bowler for a maximum!

  • 21:57 (IST)

    One run

    A short delivery by Varun, on middle. Rahul glances it to midwicket for a single!

  • 21:56 (IST)

    No run

    A good length delivery by Varun, on off. Mayank directs it to cover. No run.

  • 21:53 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS

    A poor delivery by Mavi and Mayank shuffles to send it over cover for a boundary!

  • 21:47 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full length by Southee, on off. Mayank clears his front leg and launches over mid-off for a maximum!

  • 21:43 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full delivery by Mavi, on off. Mayank smacks it for a four!

  • 21:39 (IST)

    No run

    A length ball by Mavi, outside off. Rahul hits it to Morgan at cover. No run.

  • 21:37 (IST)

    FOUR!

    A full length delivery by Southee, outside off. Mayank hammers it between cover and mid-off.

  • 21:36 (IST)

    No run, DROPPED BY EOIN MORGAN!

    A full length delivery by Southee, Mayank directs it to Morgan at cover, but he drops it!

  • 21:34 (IST)

    One run

    A full delivery by Southee, wide of off. Rahul outside edges down to third man for a single!

  • 21:33 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal to begin PBKS’ chase. Tim Southee to bowl for KKR!

  • 21:20 (IST)

    OUT!!! KKR: 165/7, TARGET: 166

    A good delivery by Arshdeep, and Karthik loses his wicket. Middle stump yorker.

    Dinesh Karthik b Arshdeep Singh 11 (11)

    KKR finish at 165 for seven in 20 overs. Target for PBKS: 166

  • 21:15 (IST)

    Two runs

    A full delivery by Arshdeep, outside off. Karthik paddles it to deep backward square for a double.

  • 21:11 (IST)

    OUT!

    A yorker by Shami, outside off. Seifert tried to ramp it but it hits his boot and he tries to take a run. Direct hit by Shami!

    Tim Seifert run out Mohammed Shami 2 (4)

    In walks, Sunil Narine.

  • 21:06 (IST)

    OUT!

    A slow delivery by Arshdeep, and Rana mistimes his pull. It goes to Mayank in the deep for a catch!

    Nitish Rana c Mayank Agarwal b Arshdeep Singh 31 (18)

    In walks, Tim Seifert.

  • 21:03 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Full delivery by Arshdeep, on off. Rana paddles it over the short fine leg for a four!

  • 21:01 (IST)

    SIX!

    A full delivery by Arshdeep, outside off. Rana shuffles to drive it over cover for a maximum!

  • 20:57 (IST)

    SIXXXXXXXX!

    A full delivery by Ellis, on middle and off. Rana slams it early over the bowler for a maximum!

  • 20:54 (IST)

    Two runs

    A slow delivery by Ellis, and Karthik cuts it behind square for a double.

  • 20:52 (IST)

    OUT!

    Overpitched by Shami, on leg stump. Morgan shuffles to the off side to glance it behind square. But he missed it and it hits his pads. LBW!

    Eoin Morgan lbw b Mohammed Shami 2 (2)

    In walks, Dinesh Karthik.

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