DUBAI: Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle smashed fifties to help KXIP defeat KKR by eight wickets.
Batting first, KKR scored 149 for 9 with Shubman Gill scoring 57 off 45 balls while Eoin Morgan hit 40 off 25 balls.
In reply, KXIP scored the runs in 18.5 overs with Mandeep Singh scoring unbeaten 66 not out off 56 balls and Chris Gayle smashed 51 off 29 balls with five sixes.
This is KXIP’s fifth win in a row and they have jumped to the fourth position on the IPL 2020 points table.
Meanwhile, KKR have dropped to the fifth position on the points table. Gayle’s fifty was his 30th in IPL history.