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  Sports   16 Oct 2020  KXIP beat RCB by 8 wickets in a must win IPL game

KXIP beat RCB by 8 wickets in a must win IPL game

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Oct 16, 2020, 10:13 am IST
Updated Oct 16, 2020, 10:13 am IST
Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets in a must-win Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.
KXIP beat RCB
 KXIP beat RCB

Sharjah: Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets in a must-win Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.

Skipper Virat Kohli scored 48 off 39 balls as RCB posted 171 for six after electing to bat.

Kings XI PunjabKings XI Punjab

Chasing the total, KL Rahul (61 not out) and Chris Gayle (53) smashed fifties, while Mayank Agarwal too chipped in with a 25-ball 45 as KXIP scored 177 for two in 20 overs to record only their second win this season.

For KXIP, Murugan Ashwin (2/23) and Mohammed Shami (2/45) did most of the damage.

Royal Challengers BangaloreRoyal Challengers Bangalore

Brief Scores:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 171 for six in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 48; M Ashwin 2/23).

Kings XI Punjab: 177 for 2 in 20 overs (KL Rahul 61, Chris Gayle 53; Yuzvendra Chahal 1/35).

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