Andre Russell shine with his all round performance in consecutive games to help KKR beat KXIP by 28 runs at Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

KXIP opted to bowl and saw KKR pile 218/4. Andre Russell scored 48 off 17 balls while Narine smashed 24 off 9 deliveries.

Robin Uthappa scored 67 and Nitish Rana added 63 runs.

In reply, KXIP who was criticised over their skipper Ravichandran Ashwin mankading in previous win lost the match by 28 runs.

Mayank Agrawal scored 58 runs, David Miller hit 59 and Mandeep Singh contributed 33 runs.

Russell claimed 2 wickets for 21 runs in 4 overs.

KKR are top of the points table.


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