Chris Gayle, Bowlers Hand Kings XI Punjab 14-Run Victory Over Rajasthan Royals

Chris Gayle scored a brilliant 79 to help KXIP post a mammoth total.

JAIPUR: All-round Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 14 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.

Opening the innings, Chris Gayle started in an uncharacteristic fashion but grew in confidence as the innings progressed and helped Kings XI post a challenging 184 for four after being sent into bat.

Besides Gayle, young Sarfaraz Khan (46 not out off 29 balls) also played a good hand for KXIP. Later, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Ankit Rajpoot scalped two wickets each for the visitors to restrict Rajasthan Royals to 170 for nine after they got off to a flying start.

 

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