KXIP vs RCB IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab register their first win as they defeat Royal Challengers Banglore by 97 runs

Kings XI Punjab registered their first win of IPL 2020 by defeating Royal Challengers Banglore supported by a powerful bowling performance led by Skipper KL. Rahul

The 6th match played between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Banglore played in Dubai’s Dubai International  Stadium ended with Kings XI Punjab winning their first match by 97 runs.


Kings XI Punjab produced a very reserved start with Skipper KL. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal’s company. Nonetheless, at the end of 6th over Chahal caught Mayank Agarwal’s wicket and he procured 26 runs 20 balls. The Kings exacted Nicholas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell but they didn’t deliver up to the mark. As Pooran scored 17 runs in 18 balls and Maxwell scoring 5 runs in 6 balls respectively.

Kings XI Punjab’s Skipper KL. Rahul calculates a century in the 18th over and he also crashed 7 sixes and 14 fours.

Although Kings XI Punjab held a strong bowling display too. RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal who performed brilliantly in the previous game was out at 2nd ball while he could only score 1 run. Even the RCB Skipper was seen walking out with making it too only 1 run in 5 balls. But Aaron Finch, Ab de Villiers, and Washington Sundar did some work for the team as Finch scored 20 runs in 21 balls. de Villiers scoring 28 runs in 18 balls and Washington Sundar scoring 30 runs in 27 balls.

RCB did expect Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini to hold on the middle order but then they did not as Ravi Bishnoi and M. Ashwin successfully pulled in their wickets too. As Ravi Bishnoi who bowled 4 overs and Murugan Ashwin bowled 3 overs did a brilliant work by pulling out 3 wickets each for their team and Sheldon Cottrell took 2 wickets in 3 overs. Also, Glenn Maxwell and M. Shammi took 1 wicket each for their team.

Also KL. Rahul mops in all awards for tonight as he also wins the man of the match award. The win which KXIP had today was a win they were searching in the previous match with DC. But stay tuned with us for all updates for the next match scheduled between CSK vs DC.