That's it! Dinesh Karthik hits the winning runs as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets. A fine win for KKR with two overs to spare. They collect two valuable points from this contest and move a step closer to playoffs. KKR are now placed fifth on the IPL 2019 points table. Full Scorecard | IPL 2019 Points Table | Orange Cap Purple Cap.

Knight Riders need 18 runs to win from 18 balls. Shubman Gill is batting on 64 off 48 balls and Dinesh Karthik has joined him in the middle. KKR will be looking to finish this game as early as possible.

OUT! BIG wicket this for KXIP. Mohammad Shami gets rid of dangerous Andre Russell. He is caught near the boundary rope. Is this the opening Kings XI Punjab needed? A Russell c Tye b Shami 24(14)

Knight Riders need 39 off 36 balls now. Shubman Gill has completed his half-century and Andre Russell is looking solid as well. This should be easy for KKR from here.

OUT! Ravi Ashwin strikes for Knight Riders. Robbin Uthappa departs. He is caught at long-off. Much needed wicket for KXIP and their skipper has provided it.  Uthappa c Agarwal b Ashwin 22(14)

OUT! Chris Lynn departs. Andrew Tye picks the wicket. Lynn goes for a pull shot, gets a top-edge and the ball goes high in the air. Tye settles underneath it to take the catch .C Lynn c and b Tye 46(22)

Chris Lynn and Shubman Gill are the Kolkata Knight Riders. Mohammad Shami and Arshdeep Singh start the proceedings for Kings XI Punjab.

22 runs off the last over! What a batting by Sam Curran. The left-hander smashes 55 off 24 balls and takes Kings XI Punjab to 183. It is a decent total and KXIP will be happy to have such total on the board. Curran slammed his fifty off just 23 balls. Do join us back for KKR's chase.

OUT! Andre Russell removes Ravi Ashwin. The KXIP promoted himself up the order, but it didn't work. Ashwin drags one back onto the stumps. Ashwin b A Russell 0(3)

OUT! Mandeep Singh departs. Gurney  with an important wicket. Mandeep  was looking good but perishes against the run of play. Mandeep c Uthappa b Gurney 25(17)

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Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) square off against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League match 52 at the IS Bindra Stadium. Mohali. This is the must-win game for both the sides as they look to seal their place in the IPL 2019 playoffs. Stay tuned for KXIP vs KKR live score updates. KXIP vs KKR, IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.

Both Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders are placed next to each other on the IPL 2019 points table. And have ten points each from 12 matches. The playoffs race has tightened up with just one spot remaining. IPL 2019 Playoff Scenarios: SRH Better Placed Than KKR, KXIP and RR to Qualify for the Next Round.

Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced each other 24 times. KKR have won 16 matches while KXIP have emerged victorious eight times. Interestingly, since 2014, KKR have defeated KXIP ten times while the latter have managed to win only twice. Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Cricket Score.

Kolkata Knight Riders (From): Shubman Gill, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa, Matthew Kelly.

Kings XI Punjab (From): Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Simran Singh(w), Murugan Ashwin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Hardus Viljoen, Moises Henriques, Sam Curran, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar.