IPL 2024 Points Table after KKR vs PBKS [April 27]: Team’s Standings after Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings
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The KKR vs PBKS game in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024  was one of the most exciting games in the history of T20 cricket. It saw history getting scripted as Punjab Kings pulled off an incredible chase with the bat. 

The KKR vs PBKS game took place on Friday (27th April) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The iconic stadium saw a run festival as both the teams displayed magnificent effort with the bat and made sure that they made the crowd’s money worth it on Friday. 

KKR were asked to bat first and it was a carnage from them with the bat as they produced a magnificent effort. Phil Salt (75) and Sunil Narine (71) set the tone for their team with the massive 138-run partnership and put Punjab Kings under pressure. 

After that Venkatesh Iyer (39), Andre Russell (24) and Shreyas Iyer (28) came out and played brutal cameos for the team. Based on the sensational effort with the bat, Kolkata Knight Riders posted a gigantic total of 261 runs on the board.

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Punjab Kings came up with an even better performance with the bat. Prabhsimran Singh (54) and Jonny Bairstow (108*) didn’t do the carnage with the bat inside powerplay and added 93 runs.

Bairstow made sure that he carried his bat through and slam a magnificent century. Rilee Rossouw (26) also chipped in with a vital cameo. But the hero for the team in KKR vs PBKS was Shashank Singh (68*). He along with England batted added 84 runs for the third wicket and took the game away from Kolkata Knight Riders.  

Records that got broken KKR vs PBKS game in IPL 2024

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Here are the records that got broken KKR vs PBKS game in IPL 2024

Highest chase in the history of T20 cricket

PBKS now has the highest chase ever in the history of 20-over cricket. They sit on the top of the list as they surpassed South Africa’s 259-run chase against West Indies in 2023. They also record the highest chase in IPL, surpassing Rajasthan Royals’ 224 chase against Punjab in IPL 2020.

Most sixes in T20 Match 

The KKR vs PBKS game also saw most six in the T20 match. A total of 42 sixes were hit in the game. The last record was held by Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians, who had 38 sixes in a game between them in IPL 2024.

Most sixes in single innings in IPL 

Punjab Kings now hold the record for most sixes in single innings in IPL. They hit 24 sixes in their innings.