Kings XI Punjab win by five wickets! Fine win this for KL Rahul-led side. They chase down 165 with one over to spare. This win keeps KXIP in the hunt for the playoffs. That's all from this game, do join us back for another game.
Three overs to go and Kings XI Punjab need 14 more runs to win. With Glenn Maxwell back in the hutch, James Neesham holds key for KXIP.
Kings XI Punjab need 28 more runs to win off 36 balls. Glenn Maxwell and Deepak Hooda are at the crease. Maxwell holds key for Punjab and he is batting on 25 off 19 balls.
End of powerplay overs and Kings XI Punjab have lost skipper KL Rahul, Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal. Gayle and Agrawal fell in the same over. Gayle was looking dangerous before Ravi Ashwin had better of him while Agarwal was run out.
That's hundred up for Shikhar Dhawan! He becomes first batsman to score back to back centuries in IPL. Dhawan carries his bat through and finishes unbeaten on 106 off 61 balls. Other batsmen just contributed just 58 runs. Do join us back for KXIP's response.
Fine knock from Shikhar Dhawan and he is nearing towards his second century of the season. He is batting on 92 off 51 balls. 11 fours and three sixes for Dhawan so far.
Shikhar Dhawan has completed his half-century and he is looking in good touch. Glenn Maxwell has joined him in the middle. With ten more overs to go, Delhi will be looking to go past 170-run mark from here.
Good start this for Delhi Capitals. Shikhar Dhawan looks in good touch and has slammed two fours and a six already. One boundary for Prithvi Shaw as well. Three different bowlers used thus far by KXIP.
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada.
KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, James Neesham, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.
After a memorable double Super Over win against reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI), a rejuvenated Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will aim to carry their momentum and keep their chances of making it to the playoffs alive when they meet table toppers Delhi Capitals (DC). Led by KL Rahul, KXIP held their nerves in the heart-stopping contest at the same venue, Dubai International Stadium. The win would have surely boosted the morale of KXIP and the squad would aim to replicate the performance against Shreyas Iyer's men, who are currently atop the table with 14 points. Stay tuned for KXIP vs DC live score updates. KXIP vs DC, IPL 2020 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals on Star Sports and Disney+Hotstar Online.
The sole problem with KXIP has been their failure to click as a unit, barring Rahul and opener Mayank Agarwal. The others have not supported them as they should have. The Punjab batting lineup has surely been strengthened after the inclusion of Chris Gayle in the playing XI. But the others, especially West Indian Nicholas Pooran and Australian Glenn Maxwell, are yet to step up and be counted. KXIP vs DC IPL 2020 Dream11 Team: KL Rahul, Kagiso Rabada and Other Key Players You Must Pick in Your Fantasy Playing XI.
The same has been the story with their bowling. Apart from Mohammad Shami and Ravi Bishnoi the others have lived up to the expectations. Arshdeep Singh had a decent spell (2/35) against MI but the young pacer needs to be consistent. The bowlers need to be wary of the Delhi batters.