IPL 7 Qualifier 1: Kolkata Beat Punjab to Reach 2nd Final in 3 Years

Umesh Yadav's 3/13 helped Kolkata Knight Riders restrict Kings XI Punjab to 135,  28 runs of the target.

updated: May 28, 2014 20:35 IST
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Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the final of the Indian Premier League on the back of a convincing 28-run win over Kings XI Punjab, with pacer Umesh Yadav hogging the limelight with a fine display of fast bowling.(Scorecard | Highlights)

Defending 164 on a slow surface that remained under cover for three days, KKR speedsters Yadav (3/13) and Morkel (2/23) shared five wickets between them, while Piyush Chawla also bowled smartly to restrict Kings XI Punjab to 135/8 in 20 overs and hand KKR a record eighth victory on the trot.

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