IPL 2017: KXIP beat uninspiring Royal Challengers by 19 Runs
The Royal Challengers Bangalore continue their declining trend in the IPL 10, as they suffered yet another defeat last night – this time against the Kings XI Punjab. It was their 9th loss in 12 games. They have just won two matches, while one game was abandoned due to rains.
In last night’s match, the Kings XI Punjab posted 138/7 in 20 overs with the help of Axar Patel 38*, Manan Vohra 25. Aniket Choudhary and Yuzvendra Chahal toook two wickets each.
In reply, RCB lost Gayle (0), Kohli (6), AB de Villiers (10), Kedar Jadhav (6). Only Mandeep Singh held his fort before giving in to Maxwell at 46. Pawan Negi made 21. They managed to score 119 in 19 overs and lost the match by 19 runs.
For KXIP, Sandeep Sharma and Axar Patel took three wickets each. Mohit Sharma and Maxwell bagged two wickets each too. Sandeep Sharma was declared ‘Player of the Match.