Kings XI Punjab snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to come from behind and defeat SRH by 12 runs at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday, 24 October.
The resounding victory has still kept them in the hunt for the playoffs race following victories in their last four outings.
On Saturday, against a competent Sunrisers Hyderabad, they registered a dramatic win after being restricted to 126/7, courtesy Nicholas Pooran’s 32* off 28 balls.
Chasing 127, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow had the perfect start and SRH were cruising at 56/0 after 7 overs. But Punjab’s bowlers then stepped up and slowly started chipping away at the SRH batting order, eventually bowling out the team for 114.
From needing 20 runs in the last 3 overs, Hyderabad ended up losing 6 wickets as Chris Jordan and young Arshdeep Singh turned the match around, picking up 3 wickets apiece.
KXIP fans were thrilled to see their team win the match in such a stellar manner and while some appreciated young bowler Arshdeep Singh’s brilliant effort with the ball, some hailed Mandeep Singh for playing the match despite having lost his father
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