KINGS XI PUNJAB VS CHENNAI SUPER KINGS 12TH IPL 2018 MATCH
Posted by SOLISETHI on June 19th, 2018
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Date: 15 April 20:00 IST
Both the teams were on same level and won 2 matches earlier, losing 1 match out of playing total of 3 Matches. The 14th T-20 Match of IPL 2018 is between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings.
Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and have opted to field. Lokesh Rahul and Chris Gayle opened the innings for Punjab while Deepak Chahar begins the proceedings for Chennai. At the second ball the Lokesh Rahul drives a Six towards the boundary. Again he drives a Four. In the 8th over the Lokesh Rahul got out by Harbhajan Singh. Later Chris Gayle dispatches Shardul for a boundary as 50 comes up for Punjab in the 5th over. KXIP is going strong. Gayle follows his gigantic maximum with two boundaries. First he pulls a slower short delivery perfectly and then slaps a back of a length delivery straight down the ground for a boundary. Mohali is being entertained thoroughly as Gayle is playing magnificent cricket.
Chris Gayle has announced himself in style. He scores his 22nd IPL fifty with a boundary off Tahir straight down the target. Harbhajan gets the breakthrough. KL Rahul departs for 37. Slower short delivery from Watson, Gayle, on one foot, tried working it around for single, straight to Imran Tahir at short fine-leg. Gayle departs for 63. A very big wicket for CSK. Kings XI Punjab loses their fifth wicket as Yuvraj Singh departs for 20 runs. KXIP at 157/5 in 15.3 over. Kings XI Punjab loses their sixth wicket as R Ashwin departs for 14 runs vs. Chennai Super Kings at KXIP 190/6 in 18.5 over. The last is wicket of Nair at 29 over. Kings XI Punjab set a target of 198 for KXIP by scoring 197/7 in 20 over
Shane Watson, Murali Vijay are the two Chennai openers while Barinder Sran begins the proceedings for Punjab. Watson clears the field with wonderful Four. Chennai Super Kings lose their first wicket as Shane Watson departs for 11 runs, a simple catch taken by Sran (CSK 17/1) in 2 over. Good over until the last ball six by Murali Vijay in 3rd over. Chennai Super Kings lose their second wicket as Murali Vijay departs for 12 runs and again lose 3rd wicket as Sam Billings departs for 9 runs. Now Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni need to bat long. They both played superb shots of fours and sixes. At the 12 over they keep the team at 100 runs. Now CSK needs another of 92 runs off 44 balls. But Chennai Super Kings lose their fourth wicket as Ambati Rayadu departs for 49 runs. Dhoni reached his 50 in the 18th over. Superb innings by Ms Dhoni which consist of 4 fours, 2 sixes, He made his 18th IPL fifty in 34 balls. Chennai Super Kings lose their fifth wicket as Ravindra Jadeja departs for 19.But Dhoni played very good and fires six. He takes the team at 181, needs another of 16 runs off 4 balls. In the last ball Ms Dhoni fires a six, but it is not enough for CSK as Kings XI Punjab beats Chennai Super Kings by 4 runs.
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