Vijay and Vohra scored well with the new ball and notched up half-centuries. In the last, when Kings XI was going to lose their chase, Maxwell scored briskly 32 runs of 14 balls to register their first win in IPL 2016.
Kings XI Punjab have done well to restrict Pune to 152. Du Plessis played a wide array of strikes during his 67 but Pune needed that more from batsmen.
It will be a chance for Kings XI Punjab to register thier first win, where as Pune will look to bounce back after thier defeat against Gujarat Lions.
Pune Supergiants skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday won the toss and elected to bowl in their IPL match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. Pune have made three changes, Mitchell Marsh, RP Singh and Rajat Bhatia are out for Thisara Perera, Irfan Pathan and Ankit Sharma. Kings XI have brought in Kyle Abbott for Mitchell Johnson.
Kings XI Punjab:
Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra, Shaun Marsh, David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Mohit Sharma, Kyle Abbott, Pradeep Sahu, Sandeep Sharma
Rising Pune Supergiants:
Faf du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane, Kevin Pietersen, Steve Smith, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Thisara Perera, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ankit Sharma, Murugan Ashwin.