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IPL 2017 | KXIP vs RPS: Maxwell, Miller steer Kings XI Punjab to impressive win against Rising Pune Supergiants Live

Kings XI Punjab Captain Glenn Maxwell Led From The Front As His Brave Efforts Resulted In Team's Victory Against Mighty Rising Pune Supergiants On Saturday At Indore's Holkar Stadium.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 08 Apr 2017, 09:55:33 PM
IPL 2017 Live Cricket Score, KXI vs RPS: Kings XI Punjab look for a promising start against confident Rising Pune Supergiants. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Kings XI Punjab Captain Glenn Maxwell led from the front as his brave efforts resulted in team's six-wicket victory against the mighty Rising Pune Supergiants on Saturday at Indore's Holkar stadium.

Maxwell scored a quickfire 44 in just 20 balls when the required run rate was increasing ball-by-ball.

Earlier, the Rising Pune Supergiants failed to capitalise on a flying start by their openers and managed to set a 163-run target for the hosts.

IPL Live Score: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS)

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Here are the highlights of the KXI vs RPS match:

Game over! Maxwell wins it for the Kings


Two consecutive sixes by Maxwell, Tahir looking for answers now to tame the attack


Six, Miller goes for a big one. Solid shot


The David Miller-Glenn Maxwell pair has a tedious task to chase down the target as the asking rate is increasing


Punjab need 81 runs off 42 balls to win the match


Imran Tahir scalps Axar Patel, Punjab in deep trouble now


Rahul Chahar to Amla, out Caught by Stokes!! 


It's a SIX!!! Solid shot by Axar Patel

Imran Tahir


Imran Tahir to Axar Patel, FOUR, to fine leg


Tahir to Saha, out Bowled!! Tahir strikes on his first delivery


Now, Imran Tahir begins his bowling spell


Smith brings Ben Stokes into the attack to unsettle Punjab


Wriddhiman Saha comes to the crease, survives early scare


Dinda strikes, Vohra departs. What a catch by Manoj Tiwary


Last 3 overs: 27 runs, 0 wickets


Dinda to Vohra, SIX, straight down the ground


Christian to Amla, FOUR, to backward square leg


Cracking shot by Vohra. Punjab: 11/0


KXIP innings begins with Hashim Amla and Manan Vohra


RPS put up a 164 run target for Punjab


Gone!!! Christian departs after playing his part well


SIX!!! That was huge by Christian. Pune now on 162


Two back-to-back boundaries by Christian. Just WOW!!!


Just one over to go. Can Pune get 160-170 on board?


RPS 147/5 (19.0 overs) 


Ben Stokes departs. Pune five wickets down


Ben Stokes completes a brilliant half-century. His first in the IPL


Stokes is on fire now. Wonderful six


100 up for Pune Supergiants


Swapnil Singh to Dhoni, out Caught&Bowled!!


SIX!!! Cracking shot by Stokes, some respite for RPS


It is now up to MS Dhoni and Stokes to pull Pune out of trouble 


Marcus Stoinis removes Pune captain Smith. Visitors in trouble now. Dhoni comes to the crease


OUT!!! Ajinkya Rahane departs. RPS now two wickets down


RPS seem to have absorbed the early jolt of Mayank Agarwal's wicket. Have scored 34 runs in 5.4 overs


Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and elected to field first 


Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore (Home ground of KXIP)

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First Published : 08 Apr 2017, 03:42:00 PM