Shubman Gill scored an unbeaten 65, as Kolkata Knight Riders kept their playoffs alive by defeating the Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets at PCA Stadium, Mohali on Thursday. Continue reading “Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders 3 May Match Report-2019”
David Warner continued his vein rich of form by scoring yet another fifty, as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by 45 runs at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Monday. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab 29 April Match Report-2019”
Former South African star batsman AB De Villiers scored a blistering 82, as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Wednesday. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab 24 April Match Report-2019”
Lokesh Rahul scored a wonderful half century, as Kings XI Punjab defeated Rajasthan Royals by 12 runs at the PCA Stadium, Mohali on Tuesday.
Rajasthan Royals included Ashton Turner, Stuart Binny and Ish Sodhi in place of Steve Smith, while Kings XI Punjab brought in Arshdeep Singh and David Miller in for Sarfaraz Khan and Andrew Tye.
After being sent into bat by RR skipper, KXIP pair of Chris Gayle and KL Rahul started cautiously, but picked up the score rate by putting on 38 runs for the opening wicket, before the latter was caught behind by Sanju Samson off Jofra Archer for 30.
Mayank Agarwal attacked the Rajasthan Royals bowlers right from the word go by scoring a quickfire 26, being being caught at long on by Archer off Sodhi.
The 26 year old Karnataka batsman along David Miller brought the innings back on track by adding a valuable 85 runs for the third wicket, before the former was dismissed in the 18th over for a well made 52.
The visitors lost a bit of momentum, as Jofra Archer bowled a brilliant penultimate over by picking up Nicolas Pooran and Mandeep Singh in quick succession.
Skipper Ravi Ashwin scored a handy 17, as Kings XI Punjab posted a competitive score of 182/6 in their allotted 20 overs.
The 24 year old Archer was Royals best bowler as he bagged 3/15, while Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat and Sodhi bagged a wicket each.
Chasing a target of 183, Rahul Tripathi and Jos Butler got their team off to a fantastic start by putting on 38 runs in 25 balls, before the debutant Arshdeep Singh got his maiden wicket by dismissing the in form Butler for 23.
The 28 year old Tripathi along with Sanju Samson added a valuable 59 runs for the second wicket, before the latter was bowled by Ashwin.
Punjab bowlers in the final stages bowled tightly by restricting the run flow as Rajasthan Royals failed to capitalize on the good start.
The 28 year old Maharashtra batsman after reaching his fifty was dismissed in the 16th over. Ashton Turner making his IPL debut was out for a first ball duck.
Stuart Binny gave the impetus to the innings by scoring an unbeaten 33, but failed to get support from the lower order batsman as Rajasthan Royals were restricted to 170/7 in 20 overs.
Ravi Ashwin was declared the Man of the Match.
The 33rd Match of the Indian Premier League will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings at Hyderabad on 17 April, Wednesday.
Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers scored brilliant half centuries, as Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their maiden win in IPL 2019, by defeating Kings XI Punjab at the PCA Stadium, Mohali on Saturday. Continue reading “Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 April Match Report-2019”
Stand in skipper Kieron Pollard scored a belligerent 83, as Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in a last ball thriller at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Wednesday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 10 April 2019”
Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal scored fluent half centuries, as Kings XI Punjab defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets in a nail bitting encounter at Mohali on Monday. Continue reading “Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Report- 8 April 2019”
KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan’s fine fifties went in vain as Chennai Super Kings defeated the Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
The home brought Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn in place of Dwayne Bravo, Mohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, while the visitors included Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye for Hardus Viljoen and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Chennai openers made a fantastic beginning as the duo of Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson added 56 runs for the opening stand, before Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed the former for 26. Continue reading “Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 6 April 2019”
Sam Curran claimed a stunning hat-trick as Kings XI Punjab snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to register a dramatic 14 run triumph against the Delhi Capitals in Mohali.
The visitors were 144/3 at one stage, requiring just 23 runs in 21 balls, but a late meltdown saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 8 runs, leaving coach Ricky Pointing and skipper Shreyas Iyer shocked on the sidelines. It was a collapse of epic proportions on All Fools’ Day, and even the jubilant home supporters at the PCA Stadium couldn’t quite believe their eyes.
The home side, somewhat surprisingly, excluded Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye, with Sam Curran and Mujeeb Ur Rahman coming into the XI, while Delhi brought in pacer Avesh Khan at the expense of spinner Amit Mishra.
KL Rahul finally got into the groove by scoring an unbeaten 71, as Kings XI Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in Mohali on Saturday Continue reading “Ninth Game of IPL 2019- Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians Match Report 30 March 2019”