Kings XI Punjab back on Track after Emphatic Victory over SRH by 6 Wickets

KXIP vs SRH Match Summary

KXIP vs SRH Match Summary : It was a fight between two in form teams, one who is converting performance into victories, the other displaying extraordinary performance, but couldn’t convert them into wins.

KXIP vs SRH Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bowl first trying to exploit the bowling conditions early on. The decision proved worthy as in form Jonny Bairstow was dismissed in the first over for just 1. Since then opener David Warner and Vijay Shankar consolidated the innings after having a 50+fruitful partnership. But once Vijay Shankar got dismissed at 26, there were no batsmen to carry on the momentum and wickets fell in quick succession.

In the end the Sunrisers Hyderabad ended their innings at 150/4 in 20 overs. Kings XI Punjab too didn’t had the best of starts as Chris Gayle again was dismissed cheaply at 16, but then the actual demolition work started as opener KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal went on after the bowlers, especially the spinners on the sluggish wicket and took Kings XI Punjab to 100+ mark.

Mayank  Agarwal lost its way at 55 runs, but till then winning the match was like walking on the cake. In the end Mandeep Singh and Sam Curran completed the formalities and won the match with 1 ball to spare.

KL Rahul was declared the man of the match for his extraordinary performance in the match.

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