At the Points tally, Kolkata Knight Riders are at the fifth spot and Kings XI Punjab on third spot at the Points table with 10 and 12 points respectively.
In the last four matches played, Kings XI Punjab could only manage to clinch just one game and Kolkata has suffered two back-to-back losses.
Statistically, Kolkata Knight has staged more game than Kings XI Punjab in the past but with some of the in-form players on the side such as Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, the match is expected to be an interesting one.
# Kolkata Knight Riders have won the match by 31 runs!
# KXIP need 56 off 12 balls
# After 16 Overs, KXIO are 170/6
# After 12 Overs, KXIP are 119/5
# After 7 Overs, KXIP are 69/2
# 5.5 Overs: OUT! Second consecutive wicket for KKR! Dream stuff! Mayank Agarwal c Searles b A Russell 0(1) KXIP 57/2
# 5.4 Overs: OUT! First blood for KKR! Big man departs..Gayle c Karthik b A Russell 21(17) KXIP 57/1
# After 4 Overs, KXIP are 43/0
# After 1 Over, KXIP are 15/0
# Kings XI Punjab need a huge 246 runs to win!
# After 20 Overs, KKR finish at 245/6
# After 17 Overs KKR are 205/4
# After 14 Overs KKR are 150/3
# 11.5 Overs: OUT! Uthappa follows Narine back to the hut! Uthappa c Mohit Sharma b Andrew Tye 24(17) KKR 129/3
# 11.3 Overs: OUT! Narine goes! What an innings by the West Indian! Narine c Rahul b Andrew Tye 75(36) KKR 128/2
# After 11 Overs KKR are 123/1
# After 8 Overs, KKR are 82/1
# 5.2 Overs: OUT! Lynn is cleaned bowled! Chris Lynn b Andrew Tye 27(17) KKR 53/1
# After 5 Overs KKR are 47/0