IPL 2019: KXIP won by 12 runs from RR
Kings XI Punjab completed a double over Rajasthan Royals win by 12 runs in a game that was pretty much in control of the hosts Punjab.
Winning the toss visitors decided to field
KXIP Playing XI – KL Rahul, C Gayle, M Agarwal, D Miller, N Pooran (wk), M Singh, R Ashwin (c), M Shami, M Ur Rahman, A Singh.
Opener KL Rahul struck a patient 47 ball 52 and Chris Gayle too smashed 30 runs including 3 maximum giving the team a blazing start. The hosts managed a solid total due to David Miler’s 40 and a four-ball 17 not out by skipper.
Mayank Agarwal smashed a 12 ball 26. All the batsmen contributed down the order as KXIP scored a monumental total of 182/6 leaving the Royals in a daze.
RR Playing XI – A Rahane (c), J Buttler, S Samson (wk), R Tripathi, A Turner, S Binny, J Archer, S Gopal, J Unadkat, D Kulkarni, I Sodhi.
RR openers started fiercely but were unable to make it big and were prey to IPL debutant Arshdeep Singh. The visitors were unable to achieve the mammoth of the total and lost by 12 runs.
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