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KKR vs KXIP, IPL 2019: Another Andre Russell Show Lifts Shah Rukh's Mood At Eden

Another brilliant show by Andre Russell helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 28 runs at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was the second win for the Shah Rukh Khan-co-owned IPL franchise

March 28, 2019

Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss against Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik and decided to field on a green-top Eden Gardens wicket

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KXIP made four changes against KKR and were playing their second game in IPL 2019

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Nitish Rana was in a sublime form for KKR. He scored a innings-holding 63 and also won the Orange Cap for becoming the leading scorer

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It was Andre Russell's 17-ball 48 that took KKR to their highest IPL score at Eden Gardens -- 218/4 in 20 overs

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his friends were obviously a happy bunch

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It was a full house at Eden Gardens and this young KKR fan was thrilled with the way Russell was pummelling five sixes and three fours after enjoying a 'life' on 3!

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Kings XI Punjab cheerleaders remained buoyant despite their team being set a stiff target

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But it were the KKR cheerleaders who had an extra spring in their steps

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And Kolkata's musical queen, the legendary Usha Uthup, was there to cheer the crowd as well

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KKR walked out to defend their solid total and looked for early breakthroughs

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Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal started well for KXIP but only just

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Gayle was sent back by his West Indian counterpart Andre Russell, who bowled intelligently to grab two crucial wickets for 21 runs.

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Russell was the real hero on Wednesday but Robin Uthappa played his part with a rock solid 67 not out

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For the second consecutive match, Andre Russell was KKR's superman

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And it was a happy ending for the Bollywood badshah.

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