Match 53 : RPS vs KXIP Post Match Report
May 21, 2016
53rd Match of IPLt20 2016 will be played between Rising Pune Supergiants v/s Kings XI Punjab at ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam on 21st May 2016. Opting to bat first, Punjab with good opening stand by Skipper M Vijay 59 and HM Amla 30 runs followed by Gurkeerat Singh's quick 51 of 30 balls managed to put 172 runs for Pune to get in 20 overs. MS Dhoni with 64* of 32 balls with last 2 balls sixers powered Pune to clinched possible win from Punjab and won by 4 wickets in last ball finished match.
Following huge target of 173 runs, Pune top orders failed to bat well but, Skipper MS Dhoni came in middle and took the charge in hand for Pune. He played superb inning of 61* runs in 32 ballls and presented good win over KXIP by 4 wickets. At one stage Pune needed 23 runs to win on last over and Dhoni smashed 3 sixes in that over with 2 in last 2 balls and lifted possible win from Punjab as well.
Man of the Match : MS Dhoni (Rising Pune Supergiants)
Points : Rising Pune Supergiants 2, Kings XI Punjab 0