In the 21st match of the IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 5 wickets due to great performance in bowling.
Earlier KKR won the toss and chose to bowl first in this match. Due to great bowled by Prasidh Krishna 3/30 (4), Sunil Narine 2/22 (4), and Pat Cummins 2/31(4), PBKS made run too short 123/9 in 20 overs. Mayank Agarwal 31 (34), and Chris Jordan 30 (18) batted well from the PBKS side.
During chasing, KKR loses 5 wickets and won this match by 5 wickets due to great batted by Eoin Morgan 47 (40) not out, and Rahul Tripathi 41 (32). After winning this match, KKR moved to the 5th position on the IPL 2021-point table. PBKS moved to 6th position on the IPL 2021-point table after losing this match.
Eoin Morgan (KKR) 47 (40) was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.