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IPL 2020: Gill's 57 Takes KKR To 149/9

By Sahil Mathur
Oct 26, 2020 • 21:28 PM

Shubman Gill's fighting knock of 57 takes Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) to a respectable total of 149/9 against Kings XI Punjab(KXIP). 

Earlier, KXIP captain KL Rahul won the toss and elected to bowl first. Punjab got off to a brilliant start as they reduced Kolkata to 10/3 in less than two overs. Eoin Morgan and Shubman Gill counter attacked the bowlers and went on to score 54 runs at the end of the powerplay. 

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Morgan and Gill added 81 runs for the fourth wicket. However, the KKR innings once again fell apart after Morgan got out. Gill scored 57 runs off 45 balls including three fours and four sixes. 

Lockie Ferguson's 24 off 13 balls took the team near the 150 run mark. 

For KXIP, Mohammed Shami took three wickets in his four overs and conceded 35 runs. 

Brief Score - 149/9 (Shubman Gill - 57, Eoin Morgan - 40; Mohammed Shami - 3/35)