KXIP vs RR, IPL 2019 Highlights: KXIP beat RR by 12 runs

KXIP vs RR, IPL 2019 Highlights: RR won the toss and put KXIP to bat first. (Source: AP)

KXIP vs RR, IPL 2019 Highlights: Ravichandran Ashwin and KL Rahul were heroes of the day as Kings XI Punjab condemned Rajasthan Royals to a 12-run defeat. Batting first, KXIP set up a target of 52 off 47 balls while Ashwin scored 17 of four balls before taking two wickets in the RR innings. Jos Buttler was dismissed early but Rahul Tripathi, who opened the innings today, kept the chase on track alongwith Sanju Samson. Both were dismissed by Ashwin and after that, KXIP took control.


Australian Ashton Turner’s IPL debut ended with a first-ball naught, while Jofra Archer was sent back by Shami as RR slumped to 133 for five in 17.1 overs. Stuart Binny scored a quickfire 11-ball 33 but it was not enough as Rahane too was dismissed in pursuit of quick runs.