Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Agarwal - Rahul stars as Kings XI Punjab win

Highlights - Agarwal - Rahul stars as Kings XI Punjab win

VIVO IPL 2019 T20 cricket match played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab  in 2019 - Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets with 1 ball spare.

Mayank Agarwal delightful half century (55) and KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 71 to guides to KXIP win against SRH.

With this win, KXIP have jumped to third in the points tally, KL Rahul's third fifty in four matches helped Kings XI Punjab secure a last-over win with a ball to spare.

This allowed the hosts to remain unbeaten at home in IPL 2019.

A last-over finish seemed far-fetched when KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal added 114 for the second wicket.

Then Kings XI stumbled, with the chase hinging on Rahul, with the side needing six off three deliveries. Was the botched chase in Chennai on his mind? It may have been, but it didn't show.

He drilled a full delivery to the long-off boundary, before sealing victory off the next ball.