Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) hope of qualifying for the IPL 2020 playoffs stays alive. KL Rahul once again from the Punjab side played remarkably against the Mumbai Indians. Once again he led from the front and drove Punjab to a much-needed victory over MI.
Mumbai Indians (MI) batted first and set a target of 177 runs for the KXIP. Punjab was looking similarly solid when came out to bat. Yet, the outcome astonished everybody as two Super-overs occurred in the same match.
During the chase Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) had an extraordinary beginning to their innings. The fall of the wicket of Mayank Agarwal in the early overs expanded the weight on KXIP. Nonetheless, KL Rahul followed his past exhibition and scored an enormous 77 runs.
Tragically, they couldn’t chase the target and the match went on to be a tie. Thusly, in the first super over KXIP scored just 5 runs and Bumrah likewise got two wickets in the over. Subsequently, the tight over from Bumrah made KL Rahul and Nicolas Pooran score very less runs in the over.
On the other hand, Shami likewise did the same for KXIP during their bowling. Thus, MI captain Rohit Sharma and de Kock couldn’t chase the target set by the KXIP. At long last, the super over as well result into a tie. Hence, for deciding the match result another super over.
Mumbai set a target of 12 runs in the second Super Over
During the second super over Mumbai Indians (MI) played first and crushed 11 runs. Hardik Pandya and Pollard did their job in that over. However, the MI bowler Trent Boult couldn’t defend the score for MI.
Though, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) batsmen Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle completed the match in only 4 balls. Chris Gayle began the once again with a huge six and in the next ball took a single. After that, Mayank Agarwal crushed two consecutive fours and completed the match.
Consequently, this win assists the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in pocketing two points and keeping their hopes alive in the IPL 2020. Before that, six saved by Mayank Agarwal on the last ball of the second super-over astonished the fielding mentor and also the entire cricket viewers. Around then Mumbai Indians score was nine runs in 5 balls however the six saved by Mayank Agarwal helped KXIP to ensure 4 extra runs. Subsequently, this additionally encourages KXIP to diminish weight while chasing the target.