IPL 2020 LIVE / Kings XI Punjab won by 12 runs

Zoom News : Oct 24, 2020, 11:44 PM
In the 43rd match of the 13th season of IPL, Kings XI Punjab defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs. This is Punjab's fourth consecutive win. The team remains in the race for the play-offs with 10 points. At the same time, the loss of Hyderabad has become difficult for the play-offs with this defeat.

Batting first after losing the toss, Punjab gave a target of 127 runs. This is the shortest target of the season in Dubai. Earlier, in the 40th match, Rajasthan Royals gave Hyderabad a target of 155 runs. In reply, Hyderabad could score 119 runs.

Manish-Vijay also could not win, Sunrisers were given a good start by opener David Warner (35) and Johnny Bairstow (19). After this, the team lost 3 wickets within 11 runs between 7 and 9 overs. Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar shared the innings, sharing a 33-run stand for the fourth wicket. Manish scored 15 off 29 balls and Vijay scored 26 off 27 balls.

Puran's throw in Vijay's helmet

On the fourth ball of the 18th over, Jason Holder, who was on strike, ran to take a run by hitting a shot. Meanwhile, Nicholas Pooran hit a sharp throw to the stumps. The ball hit Vijay Shankar's helmet running straight. Vijay Shankar narrowly escaped because of the helmet.

Punjab team is not successful despite a modest start

Punjab has scored 126 runs losing 7 wickets. The team was given a decent start by opener Lokesh Rahul and Mandeep Singh, but the team could not reach the big score due to no big partnership. In the match, Punjab team was completely dominated by Sandeep Sharma, Rashid Khan and Jason Holder. Nicholas Puran 32 not out for Punjab, Rahul 27, Chris Gayle 20, Mandeep scored 17 runs. Hyderabad's Sandeep, Rashid and Holder took 2-2 wickets.

Gayle and Rahul Outpunjab lost 2 consecutive wickets on a score of 66 runs on consecutive balls. Chris Gayle (20) was caught by Jason Holder by David Warner on the last ball of the over. At the same time, on the first ball of the over, Rashid Khan bowled Lokesh Rahul (27). Earlier, opener Mandeep Singh was dismissed by 17 runs. Rashid caught him on Sandeep's ball.

Maxwell could not hit a single six in the season. Punjab's Glenn Maxwell's poor form continued in this match as well. He has scored 102 runs in 10 innings of 11 matches played so far at an average of 14.57. During this time his best score was 32 runs, which he had scored against Delhi Capitals. Maxwell has not hit a single six so far this season, while fours have also hit only 8.

One change in Sunrisers and 2 changes in Punjab team

A change was made to the Hyderabad team. Khalil Ahmed replaces Shahbaz Nadeem. Made two changes in Punjab's playing eleven. Mayank Agarwal and Jimmy Neesham were dropped. They were replaced by Mandeep Singh and Chris Jordan.

Punjab team came out with black band

Punjab team came out with a black belt in the match. Indeed, Mandeep's father Hardev Singh died on Friday. He was ill for some time. Punjab players tied a black band to pay tribute to Mandeep's father.