IPL 2017 : Kings XI Punjab beat RCB by 19 runs and RCB misery continues

Kings XI Punjab stayed alive for the IPL 2017 play-offs with a 19-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Royal Challengers Bangalore have been boweld out for 119 in chase of 138 to suffer a 19-run defeat at home.

Kings XI Punjab defended a modest total as Royal Challengers Bangalore crashed to their fifth straight defeat in the Indian Premier League on Friday. Axar Patel (38*) was the top scorer for Punjab, and also contributed with the ball for the visitors, picking up three wickets. Mandeep Singh (46) was Bangalore’s highest scorer after Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers were all dismissed cheaply by Sandeep Singh. Speaking after the match, Kohli said he hadn’t experienced so many batting collapses ever in his career. The RCB captain stated that he had no idea how to describe such a batting performance

 With this win, KXIP move to 10 points while RCB stay at the bottom with five points.

 

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