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.
's 35 was the highlight of the Bangalore innings, while Yuvraj Singh (20), Chris Gayle (17) and AB de Villiers also helped their team towards a modest total. Albie Morkel took three wickets for Kings XI, and there were also two wickets apiece for Sandeep Sharma and Mitchell Johnson . Rishi Dhawan
Kings XI's time at the crease was made easier with impressive knocks from
(32) and Virender Sehwag (26), though it was David Miller (16 not out) and Dhawan (23 not out) who eventually got them over the line. George Bailey , Varun Aaron and Ashok Dinda were among the wickets for RCB. Yuzvendra Chahal
Result: Kings XI edge out Rajasthan Royals