IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab Punish Kolkata Knight Riders By 14 Runs On Back Of Clinical Bowling Show

Dynamic batsman Chris Lynn's brilliant 84 went in vain as Kings XI Punjab [KXIP] produced a clinical bowling and fielding show under pressure to punish Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR] by 14 runs in a tense IPL game and keep themselves afloat in the tournament on Tuesday. Needing a victory to keep their play-offs hopes alive, the home side could put up just 167 for 6 after being put into bat but they defended the total courtesy a impressive show by their bowlers at the PCA Stadium.

The host restricted Kolkata to 153 for 6 to victory the match. They still remain at fifth with 12 points from 12 games and they can make it to the knock-out stage if they win their remaining two games.

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