IPL 2017: Gautam Gambhir leads by example as KKR beat KXIP by 8 wickets

Gautam Gambhir scored his 33rd IPL fifty while Umesh Yadav took four wickets to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to a 8-wicket over Kings XI Punjab.

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir celebrate after scoring his fifty against Kings XI Punjab. (AFP)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir celebrate after scoring his fifty against Kings XI Punjab. (AFP)

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Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa in action Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (PTI)

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa in action Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (PTI)

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (L) with teammate Manish Pandey. (AFP)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (L) with teammate Manish Pandey. (AFP)

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The decision to promote Sunil Narine to the opener slot proved to be a masterstroke for Kolkata Knight Riders. (BCCI)

The decision to promote Sunil Narine to the opener slot proved to be a masterstroke for Kolkata Knight Riders. (BCCI)

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir plays a shot. (AFP)

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir plays a shot. (AFP)

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Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Sunil Narine made a 18-ball-37. (PTI)

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Sunil Narine made a 18-ball-37. (PTI)

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Colin de Grandhomme(L) celebrates with his teammates after dismissing Kings XI Punjab batsman Hasim Amla. (PTI)

Colin de Grandhomme(L) celebrates with his teammates after dismissing Kings XI Punjab batsman Hasim Amla. (PTI)

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Kings XI Punjab batsman Hasim Amla plays a shot during their IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders. (PTI)

Kings XI Punjab batsman Hasim Amla plays a shot during their IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders. (PTI)

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Umesh Yadav celebrates the wicket of Kings XI Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell. (BCCI)

Umesh Yadav celebrates the wicket of Kings XI Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell. (BCCI)

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Kolkata Knight Riders’ Piyush Chawla (2nd L) celebrates the wicket of Kings XI Punjab cricketer Manan Vohra (L). (AFP)

Kolkata Knight Riders’ Piyush Chawla (2nd L) celebrates the wicket of Kings XI Punjab cricketer Manan Vohra (L). (AFP)

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