Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in the 18th match of the IPL season 11 by 9 wickets under the Duckworth-Lewis Rule. Batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders lost 7 wickets in 20 overs and scored 191 runs and gave Kings XI Punjab a target of 192 runs to win. In reply, Kings XI Punjab scored 96 runs without any loss in 8.2 overs. After this rain interrupted the match which had to be stopped in the middle. After rain, Punjab got a revised target of 125 runs in 13 overs.
Kings XI vs KKR Scoreboard
Punjab had to score 29 runs in 28 balls under the D/L method, which they achieved with 11 balls remaining for the loss of just one wicket. Gayle won the match for his team by putting a six over Long on. For Punjab, Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten 62 off 38 balls while Rahul scored a 60-run knock in 27 balls.