Hashim Amla scored a quick 65-run knock while Axar Patel smashed 34 runs and contributed with a two-wicket haul as well to seal a 26 run victory for Kings XI Punjab against Gujarat Lions in the 26th game of Indian Premier League at Rajkot.
Jos Buttler and Nitish Rana scored fluent half centuries as Mumbai Indians overcame a brilliant century from Hashim Amla to chase down 199 against Kings XI Punjab in 15.3 overs with eight wickets in hand in the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League in Indore.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked a five-wicket haul including a decisive penultimate over as Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame a brilliant 95 from Manan Vohra to win the 19th match of the Indian Premier League by five runs.
Sam Billings contributed with a 55-run knock while Corey Anderson came up with an all-round brilliance as Delhi Daredevils thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 51 runs in the 15th match of Indian Premier League at Feroz Shah Kotla.
After their opening match in which captain Zaheer Khan believed they did most things right, the Delhi Daredevils followed up with an absolute annihilation of the Rising Pune Supergiant in their second game of the season.
Dealt with a major blow in the form of injury to Chris Lynn, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) face a tough task against a rejuvenated and in form Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The challenge for Punjab will be to carry on their winning streak away from home as both their wins have come at the Holkar stadium in Indore.
AB de Villiers scored a brilliant unbeaten 89 on his return but it was Kings XI Punjab, who emerged victorious in the Indian Premier League encounter against Royal Challengers Bangalore with a complete performance in Indore.
Glenn Maxwell scored a blistering unbeaten 44-run knock as Kings XI Punjab chased down 164 against Rising Pune Supergiant in 19 overs with six wickets in hand to kick start their Indian Premier League campaign on a positive note.
A new captain, a new home venue and hopefully a change in fortunes. That is what the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will be hoping when they take on the Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in the first day game of the season.
As the other four sides look forward to the IPL 2016 play-offs, Mayukh Bhattacharya analyses where it went wrong for those that missed out - Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants, and Kings XI Punjab
MS Dhoni scored an unbeaten 32-ball 64 and plundered 22 runs from the final over to complete a thrilling chase of 173 runs as Rising Pune Supergiants ended their campaign by beating Kings XI Punjab by four wickets in the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.
Virat Kohli smashed his fourth century of the IPL season and shared a 147-run opening stand with Chris Gayle as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by 82 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down a target of 180 runs in 19.4 overs with a fifty from David Warner and an unbeaten 42 from Yuvraj Singh defeating Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets in the 46th match of the Indian Premier League in Mohali to stay on course for a berth in the play-offs.
After a maiden four-wicket haul from Marcus Stoinis restricted Mumbai Indians to 124 for nine, Murali Vijay and Wriddhiman Saha smashed fifties to secure a comfortable seven-wicket victory for Kings XI Punjab in the 43rd match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.