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Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets. Chris Gayle scored 53 off 43 balls in the first match of the season. While captain KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 61 off 49 balls.
- Man of the match to captain Lokesh Rahul, he scored 61 not out off 49 balls.
- Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets
On Thursday night, Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets in IPL-13. This is Punjab’s second win. Earlier, he had defeated Bengaluru only. After the victory, Punjab captain Rahul looked quite happy. He praised Chris Gayle for playing the first match this season. He calls Gayle a hungry lion.
Rahul said, “Lion needs to be hungry. Wherever he (Gayle) is batting, he is dangerous. He takes it as a challenge. He was still the same player when he came to bat at number three. He did his work today. Will continue this
Rahul said- From our position at the point, we have come to the side many times better. The competition was quite close. I’m glad we won by crossing the barrier.
Rahul is man of the match
Punjab won the match by scoring the last ball. Bengaluru scored a target of 172 runs. In 19 overs, Punjab had scored 170 runs for the loss of 1 wicket. Three runs were needed to win. First and second balls did not get runs. One run scored on third ball. At the same time, two runs were needed to win the last ball. Captain KL Rahul won the team by hitting a six. Rahul was declared man of the match. He scored an unbeaten 61 off 49 balls.
This match was supposed to win
Rahul said, “My heart beat was as fast as it could be, I don’t have a word for it.” We knew that we have to win in this match.
Chris Gayle said– All the remaining matches will win
Chris Gayle was admitted to the hospital for the last few days due to stomach infection. In the share video on the team’s official Twitter handle before the match, he said that the wait was over. The team’s journey in the IPL is not over yet. We can win all the remaining matches.