KL Rahul's Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced off in a crucial IPL match in Sharjah yesterday. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets in this match.
After a long time, this match saw Universe boss Chris Gayle. Kings XI Punjab have already played seven matches in the IPL, but this time Chris Gayle did not make his IPL debut. Chris Gayle had to watch the team's rate while sitting in the dugout. However, with the return of Chris Gayle, the wheel of fortune turned for Kings XI Punjab. Gayle returned to the team and Kings XI Punjab won.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli decided to bat first after winning the toss. RCB made 171 runs at the end of the allotted twenty overs. Punjab openers Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul got off to a great start as they chased down RCB's target of 172 runs. Universe boss Chris Gayle was on the field when Mayank Agarwal returned to the pavilion with 45 off 25 balls. Although the start was a little slow, Chris Gayle came back to his rhythm after a few overs. Gayle played a great innings of 53 off 45 balls. Gayle's innings was sorted with five sixes and a four. Kings XI Punjab won the match by eight wickets with the help of Gayle and Rahul.