KXIP vs RR, 38th Match, Indian Premier League 2018, 06 May 2018
Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets
BALL BY BALL
M U Rahman
Kings XI Punjab
18.4 - J Archer to L Rahul
FOUR! That is it! Game, set and match! Low full toss on the stumps, Rahul takes a stride ahead and unfurls a classical drive on the up through the covers. Once again timing and placement were exquisite from Rahul and the ball speeds away to the boundary. The Punjab dugout roars in delight as they WIN BY 6 WICKETS AND 8 BALLS TO SPARE!
18.3 - J Archer to L Rahul
Short of a length ball on the pads and Rahul tucks it square on to the leg side. They take two runs.
18.2 - J Archer to L Rahul
SIX! Biggie! Super shot, Rahul wants to finish this game quickly! This one is pitched right in the slot and Rahul hammers it in emphatic style over the bowler's head for a maximum. Holds the pose as well. Stand and deliver stuff!
18.1 - J Archer to L Rahul
Full pitch delivery on the stumps and Rahul bunts it down the ground to long off. They take a couple more. Punjab just a couple of hits away from a win!
Ov 18: 2 2 6 4 1 0 ( 15 Runs )
17.6 - J Unadkat to M Stoinis
Unadkat finishes with a dot. Full pitch delivery on the stumps, it is much slower in pace. Stoinis waits back and defends. 12 from 12 needed, Punjab should get over the line with absolute ease from this position.
17.5 - J Unadkat to L Rahul
Full pitch delivery, Rahul closes the face of the bat as he looks to flick that. The ball goes off the leading edge to backward point. They take a run.
17.4 - J Unadkat to L Rahul
FOUR! Well placed and the ball races away to the fence! Too much width on offer and Rahul cuts it past the man at backward point. Fielder dives to his right but he is unable to stop that one.
17.3 - J Unadkat to L Rahul
SIX! SHOT!! Rahul hits the maximum with disdain over the backward square leg fence! Short ball into the pads, he moves inside the line of it and hits it flat over the rope.
17.2 - J Unadkat to L Rahul
Full delivery on the off, Rahul powers it to deep cover. They go for the second run. Unadkat collects the throw from the deep and breaks the stumps but Stoinis is well in!
17.1 - J Unadkat to L Rahul
Good length ball outside off, Rahul backs away and punches it to deep cover for a brace.
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