In the end, the Rajasthan Royals gave away too many runs in the last six overs and came back for the team. With this, Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by 12 runs.
In the end, the Kings XI Punjab walk away with a 12 run victory against the Rajasthan Royals.
Arshdeep comes to bowl his final over and the batsmen not timing the ball well. The debutant gets the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane. RR skipper OUT on 26. Binny continues to hit as he hits a SIX. Binny hammers it down the ground for a SIX. 23 required from 6 balls.
Shami is here to bowl and gets the wicket of Jofra Archer as he gets OUT on 1. Bonny the new man slams a FOUR to leg side. Binny slams a SIX to fine leg. Change in field implemented. Rajasthan Royals now required 37 runs from 12 balls.
Ashton Turner the new man in. Murugan Ashwin is here to bowl his final over and gets the wicket of Ashton Turner. Tosses up in the air and finds David Miller. Turner OUT on 0. Rajasthan Royals need 50 runs from 18 balls. Rajasthan has scored 37 runs from 36 balls and lost three wickets.
Kings XI Punjab making it difficult for the batsmen to score runs and Rahul Tripathi gets his fourth IPL fifty! Bowler Ashwin making it quite difficult bowling those dot balls and the asking rate goes over 12. Just after getting his fifty Tripathi mistimes it and lofts it in the air and finds Mayank Agarwal. Tripathi OUT on 50.
Mandeep Singh comes to bowl and gives away a couple of singles from two balls. Two from the third ball. Rajasthan Royals need 66 runs from 36 balls to win the game.
Rajasthan Royals' Ajinkya Rahane slams a FOUR to backward square leg as Shami comes to bowl. Tripathi slams to backward square leg for a FOUR. RR need 74 runs from 42 balls.
The 32nd game of the IPL 2019 is here as the Kings XI Punjab is all set to have a faceoff with the Rajasthan Royals. The match will be held at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. The last time the two teams locked horns in the first leg of the IPL 2019, the mankading incident left a sour taste in the mouths of the visitors. It was Ravichandran Ashwin mankaded Jos Butler and that cost a match for the Rajasthan Royals as the team lost by 14 runs. KXIP vs RR IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.
Out of the 18 games played between both the teams, Kings XI Punjab has won eight games and the rest were won by the Rajasthan Royals. Kings XI Punjab has a 3-1 win-loss record in matches at home this season. Steve Smith and Chris Gayle have strike-rates of 94.25 and 96.22 respectively against spinners this season. Jos Buttler will be the man to watch out for. Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Live Cricket Score 32th T20 Match.
Kings XI Punjab (From): Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran(w), Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Karun Nair, David Miller, Simran Singh, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ankit Rajpoot, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, Moises Henriques, Varun Chakravarthy, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar
Rajasthan Royals (From): Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w), Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Liam Livingstone, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Prashant Chopra, Ben Stokes, Manan Vohra, Aryaman Birla, Stuart Binny, Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror, Ish Sodhi, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Sudhesan Midhun