Man of the Match- Chris Gayle initiated with the bat and Mohit Sharma remained cool till the end. King XI Punjab ended up with 4 and chased the victory over Chennai Super Kings in Mohali.
With a great arrival to KXIP scoring 63 runs from 33 balls, Chris Gayle’s magical innings included 7 fours, 4 sixes making team score reach 197/7 in 20 overs. Partner KL Rahul scored 37 off 22 balls with Gayle hosted greatly slamming 96 runs in 8 overs. Though Chris got out after adding few runs to the score, Chennai Super Kings followed bowlers’ disciplined bowling.
Next, Mayank Agarwal (30) and Yuvraj Singh (20), tried to maintain the pace set by the openers but have a good start. Well, Chennai Super Kings too maintained its pace. MS Dhoni showed an unbeaten score of 79 off just 44 balls, but unable to reach his team past the finish line.
Well, men in yellow were unable to chase the target this time as they were losing wickets at regular intervals. Chennai Super Kings opted for the field after winning the toss. The match seemed to be interesting as, amid the match, the scores of both the team left an audience with curiosity every time.
On the other side, Rajasthan Royals won by 19 runs. The game went on a track for both the teams, but Royal Challengers Bangalore wasn’t happy with their performance in last 10 overs.
Phew! What a game! One team won in its native place while other loss.