IPL Points Table: KL Rahul’s 49-ball 61 helped KXIP win their second match of the season.© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab, struggling on the backside of the desk, beat Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second time this season for his or her second win of the season. RCB keep third within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 factors desk after the 8-wicket defeat, shedding an opportunity to climb above Mumbai Indians to go second. RCB have 10 factors in eight video games, whereas the desk is at present being led by Delhi Capitals, with 12 factors in as many video games. KXIP now have 4 factors in eight video games, and might be hoping they’ll use the win to push on to a run of excellent kind.
KXIP’s openers have largely dominated the race for the Orange Cap this season and so they additional strengthened their place on high of the run-scorers’ charts.
KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 61 off 49 deliveries whereas Mayank Agarwal smashed a 25-ball 45 to assist KXIP chase down 172. Rahul now has 448 runs to his identify, whereas Mayank has scored 382 runs up to now on this marketing campaign.
RCB captain Virat Kohli scored 48 and moved as much as fourth within the race for the Orange cap with 304 runs, simply three wanting Faf du Plessis at third.
While Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada appears to be working away with the Purple Cap with 18 scalps within the season, there was some motion among the many high wicket-takers as effectively in Thursday’s recreation.
Mohammed Shami drew degree with Jofra Archer behind Rabada with 12 wickets every, as he dismissed RCB’s huge weapons Kohli and AB de Villiers in the identical over.
Yuzvendra Chahal additionally took a wicket, regardless of bowling solely three overs, to attract degree with Mumbai Indians pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult with 11 wickets apiece.
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