Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | 0

Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab are fighting very strongly in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League. They are fighting against each other for the place in next playoff round. Now, Rajasthan Royals is in 4th position where Kings XI Punjab is in 5th position on IPL point table so far. In the last match of both teams, they faced against each other where Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets against Rajasthan Royals.

Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets

The match was grounded at the home venue of KXIP and so, they were the favourite undeclared. They took the chance and started the match with full confidence. It was the first head to head match between this two team. They have still one face to face battle left which will be executed at the home venue of Rajasthan Royals. There, RR will try to take the revenge no doubt.

The match between KXIP and RR was the 38th match in the tournament of IPL. The match was staged in 6th May, 2018 at Holkar Cricket Stadium.

Considering the current statistics, both teams have chance to qualify for the next round. But the work will be very tough. Top two point holders are SRH and CSK. Besides, KKR is in 3rd position. So, one of them would get the chance to qualify for the next level.

Earlier in 6th May, 2018 the 38th match of the tournament was executed. In the match, the host team won the toss and decided to field first. It was a great decision. So, Rajasthan Royals came to bat. With Buttler and Short, they started their innings. Buttler played dashingly. He scored 51 runs. But Short and captain Rahane scored 2 and 5 runs respectively. Top orders were almost failed in front of the opponent bowlers. Samson scored 28 runs, Stokes scored 12 runs and Tripathi scored 11 runs so far. By losing nine wickets RR scored 152 runs so far in 20 overs. Mujeeb took highest three wickets for the team KXIP.

Later, Kings XI Punjab started to chase the score. With Rahul and Gayle they wanted to make a destroying start. Gayle was failed in that day. He scored only 8 runs so far. Rahul played well and left the ground with victory. He remained not out with 84 runs innings. Agarwal and Patel also did not make any good score. Nair scored 31 runs and Stoinis scored 23 runs for the team so far. In 18.4 overs Kings XI Punjab got the most desiring victory in IPL 2018.

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