Kings XI Punjab beat Royal Challengers Bangalore via 8 wickets in a must-win Indian Premier League fit on Thursday. It was once KXIP’s 2nd win the present version of the match and apparently either one of them got here in opposition to Virat Kohli‘s RCB. Chasing a powerful goal of 172, KL Rahul (61 no longer out) and Chris Gayle (53) smashed fifties, whilst Mayank Agarwal too chipped in with a 25-ball 45 as KXIP scored 177 for 2 in 20 overs to document handiest their 2nd win this season.
Rahul, who’s the leads the orange cap race, slammed a 4 and five sixes in his 61-run innings. Whilst Gayle additionally slammed four fours and three sixes in his first sport of the season.
Previous, opting to bat first, RCB misplaced Devdutt Padikkal (18) early with 38 runs at the scoreboard. Aaron Finch additionally failed to attain giant and was once castled via Murugan Ashwin on 20.
Skipper Virat Kohli scored 48 off 39 balls and was once the very best run-scorer for his facet as the verdict of sending AB de Villiers at no. 6 backfired in RCB’s favour. The previous South Africa captain was once brushed aside on simply 2. In any case, Chris Morris slammed 25 runs off Eight balls, which powered RCB to 171/6. For KXIP, Murugan Ashwin (2/23) and Mohammed Shami (2/45) did lots of the injury.
The enthusiasts on Twitter went berserk because the Universe Boss gave some glimpse of Gayle typhoon in Sharjah within the convincing 8-wicket win. Whilst RCB confronted the warmth from trollers after deficient tactical selections throughout the fit.
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