The Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated the Kings XI Punjab 17 runs. Fourth win for RCB.
With this, RCB wins the game against KXIP by 17 runs at their home ground.
Navdeep Saini is here to bowl and starts off with wicket. Miller wanted to send it over long on. But AB de Villiers makes no mistake and gets the catch of Miller who gets OUT on 24. This time it is Pooran who is sent packing on the score of 46. Pooran gets catch OUT by AB de Villiers. 27 needed from 6 balls.
Umesh Yadav is here to bowl and starts off with a single. Nicholas Pooran DROPPED by Marcus Stoinis on 44. Umesh Yadav a WIDE. No run to end the over. Kings XI Punjab requires another 30 runs with 7 wickets and 12 balls remaining.
Killer Miller joins the party with a FOUR in the first ball towards backward point. FOUR to deep mid-wicket. A couple of more singles come in. One run to end the over after a dot ball.
Moeen Ali is here to bowl and starts off with no run. One run to in the second ball. Pooran slams a SIX and parks it over long off. Yet another SIX a ball after to deep mid-wicket. 13 run from the over. 47 runs needed from 24 balls.
Saini comes to bowl and after a dot ball, Pooran slams a FOUR on the second ball. Had timing and power in place. Yuzi Chahal does a great job at the boundary and obstructs a four. One run to end the over.
Washington Sundar is here to bowl and Nicholas Pooran welcomes him with a SIX. Another SIX to the long off. After a dot ball, Pooran once again slams it for a SIX. 19 run from the over for the Kings XI Punjab.
Moeen Ali continues. Singles coming in easily for both the batsmen. KXIP need to big shots coming as the asking rate has now shot to 12 runs per over. Six coming in from the over.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab lock horns in the 42nd match of the IPL 2019 which will be held at the home ground of RCB. Placed on number five of the IPL 2019 points table, the Kings XI Punjab would want to keep up their winning streak and escalate their chances for qualifying in the playoffs. Whereas, Virat Kohli and men who are placed at the bottom of the table with six points have a very slim chance of making it to the playoffs. The mantra for them is quite simple to keep winning matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab Live Cricket Score.
The last time the two teams locked horns at the Punjab Cricket Association, RCB walked away with a six-wicket victory against KXIP. All thanks to Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers' stunning knocks of 67 and 59 runs. The team chased the total with four balls to spare and secured their third win in the Indian Premier League 12. The KXIP would bank on local boy KL Rahul, Universe Boss Chris Gayle and Sam Curran to put their best foot forward. AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli would be the boys to watch out for from RCB. Let’s have a look at the squads of both teams.
Kings XI Punjab: Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Harpreet Brar, Hardus Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Moises Henriques, Varun Chakravarthy, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi, Nicholas Pooran, Simran Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Parthiv Patel(w), Virat Kohli(c), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Kulwant Khejroliya, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klaasen, Himmat Singh, Colin de Grandhomme, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Prayas Barman, Tim Southee.