IPL 2023: Rinku & Russell Show!! KKR Won by five wickets
IPL 2023: Rinku & Russell Show!! KKR Won by five wickets | Image Credit: Twitter

IPL 2023: Rinku Shines again and led KKR to win this match by five wickets. Andre Russell played an Aggressive inning of 42 runs with three sixes and three fours. Nitish Rana also scored 51 runs with a strike rate of 134.21. Varun Chakaravarthy took three wickets.

Shikhar Dhawan has played a decent inning of 57 runs in 47 balls, whereas Jitesh and Shahrukh have scored 21 runs each. Rahul Chahar took two wickets.

KKR is still alive for the Qualification:

In the Second Inning, Rahmanullah Gurbaz opened for KKR, Roy played well and scored 38 runs in 24 balls with eight fours, but Rahmanullah Gurbza struggled and lost his wicket by scoring only 15 runs. Skipper Nitish Rana played another Impressive Inning and led his team to remain in the game during the middle overs as he built a good partnership with Jason Roy.

Nitish has scored 51 runs with a strike rate of 134.21. He hit six fours and one six. A Match winning Knock by Andre Russell, but unfortunately, he got run out while taking a single at the last-second ball of the match. Rinku Singh also scored 21 runs in 10 balls, leading his team to win this match by hitting four at the last ball.

A Decent Performance by PBKS Bowling Department:

Rahul Chahar has taken two wickets and also bowled a good spell as he gave 23 runs only, whereas Harpreet and Nathan have taken one wicket each. Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran got very expensive as they gave 27 and 44 runs in two and three overs, respectively.

PBKS Managed to score 179 runs on Board:

In the First Inning, Punjab Had a good start, but the wicket was also falling as Shikhar was scoring runs, but Prabhsimran Singh and Rajapaksa scored 12 and 0 runs, respectively. Punjab batters were typing to set on the pitch, but KKR’s spin bowlers dominated the game in the middle overs. As Punjab has made 58 runs in the Powerplay.

Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma scored only 15 and 21 runs, respectively. This time both the batters didn’t convert the inning into the big one. Shahrukh and Harpreet finished the inning very well as they knocked 35 runs in the last two overs of the first inning.

Varun Chakaravarthy, another mystery spell:

IPL 2023: Rinku & Russell Show!! KKR Won by five wickets
Varun Chakaravarthy | Image Credit: Twitter

One More impressive performance came from Kolkata spinners and Young Pacer Harshit Rana. They stops Punjab at 179 runs. Varun Chakaravathy has taken a three-wicket haul with an economy rate of 6.50.

This spell by Chakaravarthy was very impressive as he took important quickest and gave crucial breakthroughs in the middle overs for his team. Harshit Rana also bowled and took two wickets but got a little expensive, whereas Nitish and Suyash took one wicket each.

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