March 19, 2010

Deccan Chargers won against Kings XI Punjab by 6 runs

Kings XI Punjab skipper "Kumar Sangakkara" won the toss and elected to field first against the Deccan Chargers.

Deccan Chargers gave a good start as skipper Adam Gilchrist was on fire, VVS Laxman was looking in good form but when he had scored 10 runs he had to retire hurt after injuring his fore-arm. Hyderabad kept on losing wickets at regular intervals finally landed up with a total of 170/7.

Kings XI Punajb started their 171-run chase on a low note as they lost 2 quick wickets, Manvinder Bisla was run-out and Kumar Sangakkara was out without scoring a single run in Chaminda Vaas over. Ravi Bopara scored 38 runs & Irfan Pathan played a brilliant knock by scoring 60 runs of 29 balls in which it contained 3 fours & 5 sixes to gain the confidence of their win, but it all went off when he was caught by Andrew Symonds in the first ball of 19th over. Finally KXIP ended with a total of 164 for the loss of 8 wickets completing 20 overs.

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