Punjab Kings, who batted first against Kolkata in the IPL today, suffered a batting collapse. The team scored 123 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. Mayang Agarwal was the top scorer with 31 runs while Nicholas Pooran and KL Rahul scored 19 runs each.
His opening partnership of 36 was the biggest partnership in today’s innings.
Kolkata bowlers put pressure on the wicket-takers at regular intervals. Chris Jordan scored 30 runs in the final overs to help the Punjab Kings score 100 runs. He hit three sixes off 18 balls. For Kolkata Knight Riders, Prasidh Krishna took three wickets while Sunil Narine and Pat Cummins took two wickets each.