Naren-Lynn scored 25 runs in the first over of Varun Chakraborty, who had sold for Rs 8.4 crore.
Punjab made four changes in team, Kolkata did not have one
Kolkata. In the sixth match of the IPL, Kings XI Punjab on Eden Gardens won the toss against Kolkata Knight Riders and decided to bowl. Robin Uthappa of Kolkata is on the crease. The first blow to the team was in the form of Chris Lynn. Mohammed Shami hit a 10-run catch to David Miller on his personal score. Earlier Narain and Lynn had scored 25 runs in the first over of Varun Chakraborty, who had sold for Rs 8.4 crore. This is Chakraborty's first match in IPL.
Miller playing for the first time in this IPL
Punjab made four changes. David Miller will play his first match this season. Hardus Viljoen was replaced by Sam Karan in the team. This is their first match in IPL. At the same time, Varun Chakraborty also debuted. In addition to Karan, Mujibur Rahman, Nicholas Puran and Ankit Rajput were excluded from the team. At the same time, Kolkata did not make any changes to his team.
Both teams are as follows
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (captain), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubhaman Gill, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Famous Krishna, Lucky Ferguson.
Kings XI Punjab: Ravichandran Ashwin (Captain), Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Varun Chakraborty, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Toy.
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