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Kolkata beat Punjab by 28 runs in match 6 of IPL 2019

Team Kolkata led by Dinesh Karthik recorded a 28-run win against Punjab in the sixth clash of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Wednesday. 

Kolkata beat Punjab by 28 runs in match 6 of IPL 2019

Team Kolkata registered a 28-run victory against Punjab making it two wins in two matches, having set a target of 219 runs to chase down for the visitors. 

Here are the highlights: 

# Team Kolkata win by 28 runs! 

# Team Punjab 190/4 (20 overs)

# Team Punjab 177/4 (19 overs)

# 15 runs off the over as Mandeep and Miller smash a boundary and six respectively. Team Punjab 152/4 (17 overs)

# Lockie Ferguson into the attack! 

# 4 runs off the over, Team Punjab 137/4 (16 overs)

# Mandeep Singh is the new batsman in! 

# Wicket! Agarwal dismissed for 58 off 34 deliveries with Chawla bowling a googly which goes on to hit the stumps. Team Punjab 134/4 (15.2 overs) 

# Piyush Chawla to bowl his second over! 

# Team Punjab 133/3 (15 overs)

Team Punjab 124/3 (14 overs) 

# Andre Russell back into the attack! 

# 10 runs off the over, as Mayank Agarwal smashes a six off the second delivery! Team Punjab 116/3 (13 overs)

# Piyush Chawla into the attack! 

# Team Punjab 106/3 (12 overs) as Agarwal and Miller smash three boundaries and a six off the over. 

# Sunil Narine to bowl his second over! 

# 10 runs off the over, as Lockie Ferguson lets go of a catch which would have resulted in the dismissal of David Miller! Team Punjab 87/3 (10 overs)   

# Kuldeep Yadav to bowl his 3rd over of the innings! 

# 7 runs off the over following a boundary off the last delivery. Team Punjab 77/3 (10 overs) 

# Sunil Narine into the attack! 

# 9 runs off the over, Team Punjab 70/3 (9 overs)

# Kuldeep Yadav is set to bowl his second over! 

# Team Punjab 61/3 (8 overs)

# David Miller is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Sarfaraz departs for 13 as he fails to generate any proper contact off a slower delivery, resulting in a catch to wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik. Team Punjab 60/3 (7.3 overs) 

# Andre Russell to bowl his second over! 

# Just four runs off the over, Team Punjab 55/2 (7 overs)

# Kuldeep Yadav into the attack! 

# 7 runs off the over, following a boundary signalled off the first delivery of the over, as the result of an overthrow. Team Punjab 51/2 (6 overs) 

# Team Punjab 43/2 (5 overs) with Prasidh Krishna set to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Sarfaraz Khan is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Gayle departs for 20 having failed to negotiate a short delivery off the backfoot, resulting in a catch to Prasidh Krishna. Team Punjab 37/2 (4.2 overs)

# Andre Russell into the attack! 

# 11 runs off the over as Gayle smashes a boundary and six off the last two deliveries. Team Punjab 36/1 (4 overs)   

# Ferguson set to bowl the fourth over of the innings! 

# 13 runs off the next over bowled by Prasidh Krishna. Team Punjab 25/1 (3 overs)

# Team Punjab 12/1 (2 overs)

# Mayank Agarwal is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! KL Rahul departs for 1 as the batsman fails to negotiate a length ball, handing a catch to Kuldeep Yadav at mid-off. Team Punjab 11/1 (1.4 overs)

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl the next over! 

# Team Punjab 11/0 (1 over) as Gayle smashes a six and boundary apiece off the first over! 

# KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are set to kick off Team Punjab's chase of 219 with Prasidh Krishna to bowl the opening over! 

# Team Kolkata 218/4 (20 overs)

# Andrew Tye to bowl the final over! 

# 25 runs off the over, following three consecutive sixes and a boundary by Russell off Shami's final over. Team Kolkata 210/3 (19 overs)

# 22 runs off the over, as Andre Russell smashes two sixes and boundaries apiece. Team Kolkata 185/3 (18 overs)

# 10 runs off the over, Kolkata 163/3 (17 overs)

# Mohammed Shami into the attack! 

# Six runs off the over,  Kolkata 153/3 (16 overs)

# Hardus Viljeon set to bowl his final over! 

# Team Kolkata 147/3 (15 overs)

# Andre Russell is the new man in! 

# Wicket! Rana departs for 63 as he attempts to slog a turning deliver by Chakravarthy without much success resulting in an easy catch. Team Kolkata 146/3 (14.3  overs) 

# Varun Chakravarthy set to bowl his third over! 

# Team Kolkata 146/2 (14 overs)

# Team Kolkata 92/2 (11 overs) 

# Hardus Viljoen to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# 11 runs from the over, Team Kolkata 89/2 (10 overs)

# Ravichandran Ashwin set to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# Time for the strategic timeout! 

# Just 5 runs from the over, Team Kolkata 78/2 (9 overs)

# Andrew Tye to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# 20 runs off the next two overs bowled by Varun Chakravarthy and Ravichandran Ashwin, as Team Kolkata reach 73/2 (8 overs)  

# 9 runs off the over, with 50 up for Team Kolkata. Team Kolkata 53/2 (6 overs)    

# Ravichandran Ashwin set to bowl his first over of the innings and the final over of the powerplay! 

# Just 2 runs off the over, Team Kolkata 44/2 (5 overs)

# Andrew Tye into the attack! 

# 8 runs off the over following a six off the last delivery. Team Kolkata 42/2 (4 overs) 

# Nitish Rana is the new batsman in! 

# Wicket! Narine departs for 24 in a similar manner as the dismissal of Chris Lynn while attempting a big hit off a bouncing delivery! Team Kolkata 36/2 (3.3 overs)

# Hardus Viljoen into the attack and is set to bowl his first over!  

# Robin Uthappa is the new batsman in! 

# Wicket! Lynn departs for 10 as the Australian opener fails to connect effectively off a bouncing delivery with Miller completing the catch effectively. Team Kolkata 34/1 (2.4 overs) 

# Mohammed Shami to bowl the third over of the innings!    

# 25 runs off the second over as Narine smashes three sixes and a boundary respectively off Chakravarthy's opening over in the IPL! Team Kolkata 26/0 (2 overs) 

# Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy set to bowl the second over of the innings!  

# Just 1 run off the opening over with Lynn struggling to get off the mark in the first four deliveries. Team Kolkata 1/0 (1 over) 

# Mohammed Shami is set to open the bowling for Team Punjab! 

# Openers Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn have made their way down to the middle! 

# The umpires have made their way down to the field! 

# Team Punjab: Chris Gayle, KL Rahul (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Andrew Tye, R Ashwin (capt), Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Varun Chakravarthy

# Team Kolkata (Playing XI): Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna

# Team Kolkata are set to play an unchanged 11! 

# Varun Chakravarthy is set to make his debut in the IPL after being selected in the matchday 11! 

# Team Punjab have won the toss and opted to field! 

# David Miller and Andrew Tye are available for selection in the Team Punjab squad! 

# Chris Gayle needs to hit four sixes in order to become the first cricketer to smash 300 IPL sixes!  

Skipper R Ashwin is in the eye of a storm after 'Mankading' a rival player but a winning start will keep Team Punjab upbeat when they face home favourites Kolkata in an IPL fixture on Wednesday.

Buttler was looking in imperious touch with 69 runs from 43 balls and Rajasthan well on course to overhaul the target of 185, but following the dismissal, they went on to lose eight wickets for 62 runs to hand Punjab their maiden win in Jaipur.

Team Punjab's biggest star Chris Gayle scored a 47-ball 79 and his Jamaican rivalry with fellow mate Andre Russell, who also looked in blistering touch for Team Kolkata, will be one of the subplots of the clash. 

The win saw their star spinner and explosive opener, Sunil Narine, hurt his finger and Kolkata would hope he is fit in time.

Squads:

Team Kolkata: Dinesh Karthik (c), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, KC Cariappa and Yarra Prithviraj.

Team Punjab: R Ashwin (C), Sam Curran, Varun Chakaravarthy, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Moises Henriques, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, K L Rahul, Ankit Rajpoot, Mandeep Singh, Simran Singh, Mayank Agrawal, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and David Miller.

(With PTI Inputs)