IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 23 runs, remain unbeaten in tournament

Indian Premier League table-toppers Kings XI Punjab Punjab came up with a superb bowling effort to dismiss Kolkata Knight Riders for 109 with 10 balls to spare after being restricted to just 132/9 in their 20 overs by KKR at Abu Dhabi.

updated: April 27, 2014 01:02 IST
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Abu Dhabi: Sandeep Sharma took three crucial wickets as Kings XI Punjab produced a disciplined bowling display to compensate for their batting failure and notch up a comfortable 23-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match at Abu Dhabi on Saturday. (Scorecard | Commentary | Points Table | Full Schedule)

Asked to take first strike, Punjab were strangled by spinners Sunil Narine (3 for 24) and Piyush Chawla (3 for 19), who outfoxed the Kings XI batsmen with their web of spin to restrict them to 131 for nine in their stipulated 20 overs.

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