New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 97 runs in an IPL match played at the Dubai International Stadium. With this, after the defeat, Punjab has got the first and most powerful victory of the season.
After losing the toss, Punjab batted first and with the help of Captain KL Rahul’s 132-run innings, they scored 206 for 3 in 20 overs. KL Rahul hit 14 fours and seven sixes in the innings and set a target of 207 against Bengaluru. In reply, the Bangalore team could not surpass KL Rahul’s score and piled up 109 runs.
This is Kings XI’s first win in the tournament. It lost its first match in the Super Over against Delhi Capitals, while RCB Vijay could not continue the campaign with a brilliant start after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kings XI also scored their second big win in the IPL in terms of runs.