Kings XI Punjab defeated the defending champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday in probably the most hard-fought contests ever-seen in Indian Premier League historical past. Winning the toss, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma elected to bat first and posted a goal of 177 for KL Rahul’s Kings XI Punjab to chase. Hammering 77 runs in 51 balls, Rahul led his crew nearer to the goal, however may solely tie the sport, taking the match to a Super Over.
Both the groups scored 5 runs within the Super Over, and thus a second Super Over needed to happen to resolve the competition. KXIP scored 12 runs in reply to MI’s 11 within the 2nd Super Over to win the match. (IPL 2020 Full Coverage)
After the thrilling victory, Kings XI Punjab co-owner and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta took to Twitter to reward the efforts of her crew.
“Actions speak louder than words as words fail me completely. Two super overs ? OMG ! I’m still shaking. So proud of the #Kxip boys,” She wrote on in a publish on Twitter.
“What a game, what a night, what a feeling. Thank you @lionsdenkxip for this supreme team effort. Team work at its best,” she additional added.
Meanwhile, KXIP captain KL Rahul, after the win stated that he’s completely satisfied to get two extra factors within the bag. “It’s not the first time, I’m getting used to it but we’ll take the two points however they come. It doesn’t always happen so you don’t know how to stay balanced in a situation like this. We have put in some really amazing performances even in the games we lost. We’re trying to come back harder in each game and wins like these help,” he stated.
KXIP will subsequent face off towards the Delhi Capitals on Tuesday.
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