New Delhi, Online Desk. IPL 2022 KKR vs PBKS Live: Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings face each other in the eighth league match of IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Kolkata captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and decided to bowl first. Punjab Kings team is batting in the first innings and this team has scored 137 runs for 8 wickets in 18 overs till the time of writing the news.
Punjab Kings innings, poor performance of batsmen
Punjab did not start well and captain Mayank Agarwal was dismissed leg before by fast bowler Umesh Yadav on the score of just one run. Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 31 runs off 9 balls, which included a hat-trick six. He was caught out by Shivam Mavi. Shikhar Dhawan scored 16 runs in 15 balls in this match and was caught by Tim Southee. Liam Livingstone played an innings of 19 runs and he became the second victim of Umesh Yadav.
Raj Bawa played an innings of 11 runs and Sunil Narine bowled him out. Tim Southee got Shahrukh Khan caught at the hands of Nitish Rana on the score of zero. Harpreet Barabar was bowled by Umesh Yadav for 14 runs, while Rahul Chahar was caught out without opening the account. This was his fourth wicket in this match.
Kolkata and Punjab made one change each
Against Punjab, Kolkata made a change in their squad and Sheldon Jackson was replaced by Shivam Mavi. At the same time, Kagiso Rabada got a place in the Punjab team and Sandeep Sharma was dropped.
Kolkata Playing XI
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty.
Punjab playing XI
Mayank Agarwal (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapakse (wk), Shah Rukh Khan, Odeon Smith, Raj Bawa, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar.
Kolkata has played two matches so far in which they have won one and lost in one and this team is currently at number five in the points table with 2 points, while Punjab Kings has played one match and won in that. Punjab also has two points and this team is currently at number three in the points table. In this match, Punjab captain Mayank Agarwal and KKR captain Shreyas Iyer will be seen proving their superiority.
Edited By: Sanjay Savern