SUMMARY OF KXIP vs DD | 2ND Match OF IPL 2018
Ravi Chandran Ashwin started his captaincy career with Kings XI Punjab and the new captain of Gautam Gambhir the former captain of Kolkata Knight Riders is now the captain of Delhi Daredevils whereas Kings Xi Punjab won the toss and they decided to bowl first. Delhi Daredevil’s captain Gautam Gambhir struck fifty-five runs in only 42 balls which helped Delhi to put the target of 166 runs in front of Kings XI Punjab but they are hoped to achieve 200 runs but Punjab stopped them at 166 and got the target of 167. The average runs in the first inning in Mohali is 163 but they reached up to the mark. After the fall of their skipper Gautam Gambhir the strike rate of Delhi’s choked and got slow down over by over. Debut player Mujeed Zadran performed very well and he was a star player on his debut. After getting the target of 167 runs Kings XI Punjab comes into play they were in some different mood. Indian Opener KL Rahul ( the most expensive player of the franchise ) proved himself by scoring 51 runs in just 16 balls in his inning he struck 6 fours and 4 sixes. KL Rahul totally amazed the Mohali audience with his astonishing performance. Mayank Agarwal and Yuvraj Singh also contribute 21 runs but another youngster Karun Nair also struck half century and helped Punjab to went close to the target. The Marquee Player David Miller and Marcus Stoinis contributions allowed Punjab to won their first Indian Premier League 2018 game. Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by 6 wickets with 7 balls to spare. Lokesh Rahul was awarded as a Player of the Match for his blasting start and he also overcomes the record of scoring fastest fifty from Sunil Narine.
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first
|Gautam Gambhir||55(42)||Mujeeb Ur Rahman||2/28|
|Rishabh Pant||28(13)||Mohit Sharma||2/33|
Kings XI Punjab
|Lokesh Rahul (wk)||51(16)||Rahul Tewatia||1/24|
|Karun Nair||50(33)||Daniel Christian||1/12|
Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by 6 wickets with 7 balls remaining.