Three wickets in the final over of the chase made sure that the Kolkata Knight Riders were able to defend their target and beat the Kings XI Punjab by seven runs in the IPL on Wednesday. It lifted Kolkata to joint top of the table.
A brilliant late surge from Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Yusuf Pathan saw his side chase down the 186 required against Royal Challengers Bangalore, after being behind the chase all innings, to win by five wickets.
Rohit Sharma continued his good form with the bat in the Indian Premier League on Sunday when he scored unbeaten 85 as the Mumbai Indians beat the Rising Pune Supergiants by eight wickets for their fifth victory of the season.
Axar Patel returned figures of four for 21, including a hat-trick, as the Kings XI Punjab secured only their second win of the IPL season, beating the Gujarat Lions by 23 runs on Sunday.