IPL 2018 Highlights, CSK vs KXIP: Punjab win by 4 runs despite Dhoni's stunning knock

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 April 2018, 12:13 AM
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings

Kings XI Punjab will face Chennai Super Kings in the 12th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday evening.

CSK are on a roll after winning both their opening fixtures, and confidence within the team would be sky high. Whereas KXIP who lost their opening match, came back with a resounding win against Delhi Daredevils.

Both the team would be looking to continue their winning run, and a win at this stage could set the momentum for both the teams for the future.

Ravichandran Ashwin will return to play against his former side Chennai Super Kings and it will be interesting to see how he controls his emotions.

Interesting face off - Rayudu vs Mohit: Mohit has dismissed Rayudu on five occasions, conceding 46 runs from the 37 balls he's bowled to him.

Here are the Highlights:

# Kings XI Punjab win by 4 runs.

# 19.6 Overs: SIX! Dhoni hits it but its not enough for CSK. Great effort! Great match! CSK 193/5

# 19.3 Overs: FOUR! Dhoni directs it towards backward point! CSK 187/5

# CSK need 15 off 4

# 18.6 Overs: SIX! smasssheddd! CSK 181/5

# 18.4 Overs: FOUR! Intelligent cricket by Dhoni. CSK 173/5

# 18.3 Overs: SIX! CRUNCHED.. CSK 169/5

# 18.2 Overs: OUT! Jadeja walks back. Jadeja c Ashwin b Andrew Tye 19(13)  CSK 163/5

# 17.5 Overs: SIX! Jadeja follows Dhoni! CSK 162/4

# 17.4 Overs: SIX! Dhoni and thats a biggie! CSK 154/4

# 17.1 Overs: FOUR! Dhoni smashing it. CSK 147/4

# 16.6 Overs: FOUR! Great timing by Jadeja. CSK 143/4

# 14.3 Overs: SIX! Dhoni hits it out of the park. CSK 120/4

# 13.4 Overs: OUT! Direct hit by Ravi Ashwin and Rayudu walks back. Rayudu run out (Ashwin) 49(35) CSK 113/4

# 13.2 Overs: SIX! Huge one! Rayudu smashes it to ease the asking rate but its very high. CSK 113/3

# After 12 Overs CSK are 101/3

# After 10 Overs CSK are 85/3

# 6.4 Overs: OUT! Billings departs. Billings lbw b Ashwin 9(8) CSK 56/3

# 4.1 Overs: OUT! Vijay walks back to the hut. Vijay c Barinder b Andrew Tye 12(10)  CSK 39/2

# 3.4 Overs: FOUR! Rayudu is timing it perfectly, what a shot! CSK 37/1

# 2.6 Overs: SIX! Vijay goes big this time. CSK 31/1

# 2.3 Overs: FOUR! Rayudu hammers it. CSK 23/1

# 1.6 Overs: OUT! Watson goes early. Watson c Barinder b Mohit Sharma 11(9) 

# CSK need 198 runs to win. KXIP will be disappointed for not crossing the 200 mark

# 19.4 Overs: OUT! Nair departs. Nair c Jadeja b Dwayne Bravo 29(17) KXIP 195/7

# 18.5 Overs: OUT! End of Ashwin's cameo then.  Ashwin c Dhoni b SN Thakur 14(11) KXIP 190/6

# 18.4 Overs: SIX! Skipper Ashwin looking to finish it off in style. KXIP 190/5

# 17.3 Overs: FOUR! Nair on fire! KXIP 174/5

# 17.2 Overs: SIX! Jadeja tries a tough catch but fails to catch it. KXIP 170/5

# 15.3 Overs: OUT! Oh they are collapsing. Yuvi goes! Yuvraj c Dhoni b SN Thakur 20(13) KXIP 158/5

# 14.5 Overs: FOUR! Nair finds the gap. KXIP 153/4

# 14.2 Overs: OUT! Finch goes with a golden duck! Tahir turning it around. Finch lbw b Tahir 0(1) KXIP 149/4

# 14.1 Overs: OUT! Mayank Agarwal departs! Mayank Agarwal c Jadeja b Tahir 30(19). KXIP 149/3

# 13.6 Overs: Four again! Elegant by Yuvi. KXIP 149/2

# 13.5 Overs: FOUR! Yuvraj is hitting it with some flair! KXIP 145/2

# 12.4 Overs: SIX! YUVI power! KXIP 136/2

# 11.3 Overs: OUT! Gayle departs! What a relief for CSK. Gayle c Tahir b Watson 63(33) KXIP 127/2

# 11.1 Overs: SIX! Mayank Agarwal is enjoying his moment. KXIP 126/1

# 9.4 Overs: FOUR! Agarwal smashes it towards backward point. KXIP 114/1

# 9.3 Overs: SIX! Mayank Agarwal joins the party! KXIP 110/1

# 7.6 Overs: OUT! KL Rahul departs! KXIP 96/1

# 6.6 Overs: SIX! HUUUUGGGGEEE!! Non stop Gayle hitting. KXIP 92/0

# 6.4 Overs: FOUR! Gayle completes his half century in just 22 balls! KXIP 86/0

# 6.1 Overs: FOUR! KL Rahul joins the party! KXIP 79/0

# 5.5 Overs: SIX! Gayle taking revenge of being unsold. KXIP 75/0

# 5.4 Overs: FOUR! Can't stop him when his is striking the ball like that. KXIP 68/0

# 5.3 Overs: FOUR! Gayle is on fireeeee!! KXIP 64/0

# 5.2 Overs: SIX! That is out of the stadium! Gayle strikes it clean. KXIP 60/0

# 4.6 Overs: FOUR! Gayle storm is here. KXIP 53/0

# 4.4 Overs: FOUR! KL Rahul picks up the short delivery so well. KXIP 48/0

# 4.1 Overs: FOUR! Edged and gone. Lucky Gayle! KXIP 43/0

# 3.6 Overs: FOUR again! KL Rahul smashes the ball in the mid off gap. KXIP 39/0

# 3.4 Overs: FOUR! KL Rahul with a lovely cover drive. Harbhajan's over is getting costlier. KXIP 35/0

# 3.2 Overs: SIX! Gayle is on fire! KXIP 30/0

# 3.1 Overs: FOUR! Gayle at it again! KXIP 24/0

# 2.5 Overs: FOUR! KL Rahul with a classic pull shot. KXIP 20/0

# 1.1 Overs: FOUR! Gayle special! KXIP 14/0

# After 1 Over KXIP are 10/0, KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are at the crease.

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, MS Dhoni(w/c), Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

# Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and elected to field first.

 


First Published: Sunday, April 15, 2018 05:00 PM
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