Russell, Chawla lead KKR to victory
Andre Russell (51 in 21 balls), Yusuf Pathan (29 from 19 balls) and Piyush Chawla’s 11-ball 18 propelled Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to the top of the IPL table as they beat Kings XI Punjab by one wicket and a ball to spare here on Saturday. The Knights have 15 points from 12 games while the Kings are still at the bottom of the standings with only two wins from 11 contests. In answer to KXIP’s 183/5, KKR finished with 184/9 with Russell top scoring with 51 from 21 balls. Anureet Singh and Gurkeerat Singh Mann picked two wickets each for the losers.