Royal Challengers Bangalore register their first win against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2019

AB de Villiers and Marcus Stoinis bring RCB home their first IPL win of the season
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Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and decided to bowl against Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh today in the IPL.

Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab 173 - 4 (Chris Gayle 99*; Yuzvendra Chahal 2-33, Moeen ali 1-19)

Royal Challengers Bangalore 174 - 2 (Virat Kohli 67,  AB de Villiers 59*, Marcus Stoinis 28*)

Result - Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

 

 

Batting first, Kings XI Punjab scored 173 – 4, mainly thanks to Chris Gayle 99*, off their allotted 20 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal 2-33 and Moeen Ali 1-19 were the pick of the bowlers for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

In reply, Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 174 – 2, chasing down the required runs and registering their first IPL win of the season. Virat Kohli 67,  AB de Villiers 59* and Marcus Stoinis 28* were the heroes with the bat for RCB.

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore - Parthiv Patel(wk), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Akshdeep Nath, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

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