Result: Kings XI Punjab edge out Royal Challengers Bangalore

Result: Kings XI edge out RCB
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Kings XI Punjab make it five wins from five at the start of the new Indian Premier League season with a five-wicket triumph over Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Kings XI Punjab have kept up their winning start to the new Indian Premier League season with a five-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore.

RCB were put in to bat first and made 124-8 before Kings XI hit 127-5 with one over remaining.

Yuvraj Singh's 35 was the highlight of the Bangalore innings, while Chris Gayle (20), AB de Villiers (17) and Albie Morkel also helped their team towards a modest total.

Sandeep Sharma took three wickets for Kings XI, and there were also two wickets apiece for Mitchell Johnson and Rishi Dhawan.

Kings XI's time at the crease was made easier with impressive knocks from Virender Sehwag (32) and David Miller (26), though it was George Bailey (16 not out) and Dhawan (23 not out) who eventually got them over the line.

Varun Aaron, Ashok Dinda and Yuzvendra Chahal were among the wickets for RCB.

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