Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by four wickets in the Indian Premier League's eliminator on Monday.
Chasing RCB's modest score of 138-7, KKR won the game in Sharjah with two balls remaining (139-6).
Sunil Narine was the standout performer for Kolkata with his bowling figures of 4-21 and a vital contribution of 26 (15 balls) with the bat.
Skipper Virat Kohli top-scored for RCB with a steady 39 off 33 balls.
Kolkata will next face Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 in Sharjah on Wednesday.