Kings XI Punjab surprise CSK to take win by 6 wickets in IPL

Faf du Plessis (96) bowled by Sam Curran (3-35)
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KL Rahul 71 from only 36 balls for Kings XI Punjab
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Kings XI Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl against Chennai Super Kings at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh today in this must win match for them.

Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab 173 – 4  (KL Rahul 71, Chris Gayle 28, Nicholas Pooran 36; Harbhajan Singh 3-57)

Chennai Super Kings 170 - 5 (Faf du Plessis 96, Suresh Raina 53; Sam Curran 3-35 ,Mohammed Shami 2-17)

Result - Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets

Scorecard

Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored 170 – 5, mainly thanks to Faf du Plessis 96 and Suresh Raina 53; Sam Curran 3-35  and Mohammed Shami 2-17 were the main wicket takers for Kings XI Punjab.

In reply, Kings XI Punjab stormed to a 6 wicket victory, scoring173 – 4 in 18 overs with KL Rahul 71, Chris Gayle 28 and Nicholas Pooran 36 the run getters and Harbhajan Singh 3-57, although expensive, the main wicket taker for CSK.

 

Kings XI Punjab - Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Harpreet Brar

Chennai Super Kings - Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(c)(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir

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