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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

Match info: Indian Premier League at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Date: 26th Apr 2014 Umpires: H D P K Dharmasena and R K Illingworth

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

Kolkata Knight Riders

109 All out (18.2 Overs)

Result

Kings XI Punjab

132/9 (20.0 Overs)

Kings XI Punjab win by 23 runs

  • Last Updated: April 26 2014, 19:55 BST

Kings XI Punjab made it four straight wins to start the Indian Premier League season with a 23-run victory against Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi.

Mitchell Johnson: Australian had figures of 2-22 for Kings XI Punjab
Mitchell Johnson: Australian had figures of 2-22 for Kings XI Punjab

Opener Virender Sehwag top scored for the Kings XI with 37 out of a total of 132-9 after they had been sent in to bat.

Spinners Sunil Narine (3-424) and Piyush Chawla (3-19) each claimed three wickets for the Knight Riders.

Kolkata were bowled out for 109 in reply, Kings XI seamer Sandeep Sharma finishing with figures of 3-21.

Sharma was well supported by new-ball partner Mitchell Johnson (2-22) and left-arm spinner Akshar Patel (2-16).

Australian paceman Johnson bowled Umesh Yadav with the second delivery of the penultimate over to seal the win.

The Kings XI sit top of the IPL table, two points clear of Chennai Super Kings.