Match 2 : Punjab vs Delhi Report
April 08, 2018
KL Rahul's record fastest 14 balls fifty led Punjab to win over Delhi by 6 wickets and open account in points tally of IPL 2018
Indian Premier League 2nd Group match played between Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils on 8th April, 2018 at PCA IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh at 4:00 pm. Putting into bat first by Punjab, Delhi with skipper G Gambhir's 55 runs managed to put good total of 166 runs in 20 overs. RR pant also played quick inning of 23 runs in 13 balls for Delhi as well. M Ul Rahman and MM Sharma took 2 wickets each for Punjab. Punjab made chase easily with KL Rahul's record 14 balls fifty and Karun Nair's 51 balls in 18.5 overs and won by 6 wickets. KL Rahul declared man of the match.
Following target of 167 runs, Punjab made firing start with KL Rahul and MA Agrawal. KL Rahul smashed fastest fifty of IPL history just in 14 balls. He set the momentum for KXIP in power play overs. KL Rahul made 51 runs. KK Nair also played good inning of 50 runs in middle overs for Punjab as well. Rest done by middle orders easily and Punjab registered well deserve win by 6 wickets with 7 balls remaining. KL Rahul declared man of the match for his fastest fifty in just 14 balls.
Player of the match - KL Rahul (KXIP)
Points - Punjab 2, Delhi 0
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