That's it! Chennai Super Kings suffer a defeat before their playoffs match. Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab end their campaign on a high as well. They have 12 points now, but are out of contention for a place in the playoffs. Full Scorecard |
Harbhajan Singh has dented Kings XI Punjab here. He has picked three wickets in quick time. First he removed KL Rahul, then on next ball had Chris Gayle caught. And then in his next over, he picked Mayank Agarwal.
This is a good start for kings XI Punjab. KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are off to a superb start. Rahul has done the bulk of the scoring and now Gayle has upped the ante as well. KXIP need 86 runs to win in 78 balls.
What a batting by KL Rahul. He has completed his half-century inside the Powerplay overs. 50 off 19 balls for the right-hander and he has smashed five sixes already.
Excellent start this for Kings XI Punjab. KL Rahul is looking in great touch and has already picked three sixes. Chris Gayle has collected a boundary as well.
That's the end of Chennai Super Kings' innings. They finish with 170 on board. Mohammad Shami with a superb last over. Gives away just five runs and picked two wickets as well. Do join us back for KXIP's response.
OUT! Sam Curran strikes. Faf du Plessis is bowled! He misses out on his century, falls four runs short. Curran picks his second wicket. Faf du Plessis b Sam Curran 96(55)
Faf du Plessis is batting on 90 and is nearing his century. Meanwhile, CSK have lost Suresh Raina and it is MS Dhoni who makes it to the middle. Two overs remaining now and CSK will be looking to scoring big.
It is a comfortable stay in the middle for Faf de Plessis and Suresh Raina. Kings XI Punjab bowlers are looking ineffective as both the batsmen are scoring freely.
Halfway through and Chennai Super Kings are in good position despite losing Shane Watson early. The partnership between Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina is worth 49 off 35 balls.
The Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings will be playing their last league games today. The KXIP will play for their pride and CSK would look to end the season being number one on the IPL 2019 points table. The last time the two teams locked horns with each other, MS Dhoni and men went on to win the game by 22 runs. The match will be held at the Punjab Cricket Association in Mohali. Before getting into the live streaking details of the match, let’s have a look at the head to head record of both teams. Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings Live Cricket Score.
Out of the 20 times, the two teams had a faceoff with each other, Chennai Super Kings had won 12 games and the rest were won by the Kings XI Punjab. Out of the last five occasions, the team locked horns with each other Chennai Super Kings went on to win five games and Kings XI Punjab walked away with only one win. So overall we have a mouth-watering game ahead of us.
Kings XI Punjab Squad: Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Andrew Tye, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Karun Nair, David Miller, Simran Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ankit Rajpoot, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar
Chennai Super Kings Squad: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Karn Sharma, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, KM Asif, Monu Kumar