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KKR set a target of 262 runs for PBKS with Sunil Narine and Phil Salt go on rampage to set record opening-stand in IPL 2024
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KKR set a target of 262 runs for PBKS with Sunil Narine and Phil Salt go on rampage to set record opening-stand in IPL 2024

| @indiablooms | 26 Apr 2024, 09:58 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) set a mammoth target of 262 runs for Punjab Kings (PBKS) with KKR batters Sunil Narine and Phil Salt managed to set the highest opening-stand of 138 runs off just 63 balls in the IPL 2024 session at the Eden Gardens here on Friday (Apr 26).

Earlier, PBKS skipper Sam Curran won the toss and elected to bowl first.

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Batting first, KKR scored 261 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs.

Besides Phil Salt's 75 off 37 and Sunil Narine's 71 off 32, Venkatesh Iyer's 39 off 23, Russell's 24 off 12 and skipper Shreyas Iyer's quicker 10-ball 28-run innings helped KKR to reach a huge total of 261 runs.

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For PBKS, Arshdeep Singh took 2 wickets for 45 runs in his 4-over spell, while Rahul Chahar, Harshal Patel and captain Sam Curran got 1 wicket each.

However, Rabada did not have a good day as KKR batters scored 52 runs in his 3-over spell.

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