King XI Punjab have won the toss & elected to bowl first up against RCB in the 42th game of IPL 2019 from M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
The openers of RCB provided them a great start of the inning Parthiv Patel scored 43 runs off just faced 34 balls including 7, fours 2, sixes.
But the skipper himself Virat Kohli could not play much got out after scoring 13 runs only.
In the middle of the inning AB de villiers played an spectacular knock of 84 runs off 44 balls with the help of blistering 3, fours along with 7, sixes.
Moeen Ali was flopped could not show his class but Marcus Stoinis was remarkable at the end of the inning, he scored 46 runs off just faced 34 deliveries only.
RCB managed to score 202 runs with lost of 4 wickets after played 20 overs. Mohammad Shami was a bit expensive with a ball, conceded 53 in his 4 overs.
In the run chase King XI Punjab’s openers Lokesh Rahul & Chris Gayle provided them very good start of the inning.
Lokesh Rahul just managed to score only 42 runs off just faced 27 deliveries with the help of 7, fours and only a six.
Gayle was not enough with bat just managed to score 23 runs after facing only 10 balls.
In the middle of the inning Mayank Agarwal was powered with bat 35 runs of crunch off just faced 21 deliveries including with 5, fours and only a six.
David Miller and Pooran tried their best to fight back but could not finish well Miller got out after contributing 24 runs of 25 balls.
And Pooran scored 46 runs off 28 balls with the 6, sixes as well as only a fours.
But could not cross it to the finish line of the victory. They managed to score 185 runs only with the lost of 7 wickets after played 20 overs.
RCB beat King XI Punjab & won by 17 runs. AB de villiers was declared the player of the match.