Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle power KXIP to eight-wicket win over KKR

FirstCricket Staff
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Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders last night to clinch another two points in IPL 2020, which has helped them enter the top four on the points table. Sportzpics
Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders last night to clinch another two points in IPL 2020, which has helped them enter the top four on the points table. Sportzpics

Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders last night to clinch another two points in IPL 2020, which has helped them enter the top four on the points table. Sportzpics

After winning the toss, KXIP asked KKR to bat first and the bowlers implemented the plan well, dismissing three KKR batsmen inside 10 runs. KKR's Shubman Gill made sure he occupied crease till the 19th over of the innings, stroking 57 off 45 balls that included 3 fours and 4 sixes. Sportzpics
After winning the toss, KXIP asked KKR to bat first and the bowlers implemented the plan well, dismissing three KKR batsmen inside 10 runs. KKR's Shubman Gill made sure he occupied crease till the 19th over of the innings, stroking 57 off 45 balls that included 3 fours and 4 sixes. Sportzpics

After winning the toss, KXIP asked KKR to bat first and the bowlers implemented the plan well, dismissing three KKR batsmen inside 10 runs. KKR's Shubman Gill made sure he occupied crease till the 19th over of the innings, stroking 57 off 45 balls that included 3 fours and 4 sixes. Sportzpics

Captain Eoin Morgan hit 40 off 25 balls that included five fours and two sixes and with the help of Lockie Ferguson (24 off 13) at the backend of the innings, KKR managed 149/9 at the end of their 20 overs. Apart from Gill, Morgan and Ferguson, no other batsmen scored even in double digits. Sportzpics
Captain Eoin Morgan hit 40 off 25 balls that included five fours and two sixes and with the help of Lockie Ferguson (24 off 13) at the backend of the innings, KKR managed 149/9 at the end of their 20 overs. Apart from Gill, Morgan and Ferguson, no other batsmen scored even in double digits. Sportzpics

Captain Eoin Morgan hit 40 off 25 balls that included five fours and two sixes and with the help of Lockie Ferguson (24 off 13) at the backend of the innings, KKR managed 149/9 at the end of their 20 overs. Apart from Gill, Morgan and Ferguson, no other batsman scored even in double digits. Sportzpics

Chasing the total, KXIP lost KL Rahul in the eigth over but Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle carried on, putting up 100-run stand for the second wicket. Mandeep stroked a fine half-century, giving a tribute to his late father who had passed two days ago. Sportzpics
Chasing the total, KXIP lost KL Rahul in the eigth over but Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle carried on, putting up 100-run stand for the second wicket. Mandeep stroked a fine half-century, giving a tribute to his late father who had passed two days ago. Sportzpics

Chasing the total, KXIP lost KL Rahul in the eigth over but Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle carried on, putting up 100-run stand for the second wicket. Mandeep stroked a fine half-century, giving a tribute to his late father who had passed away two days ago. Sportzpics

Chris Gayle also showed why he is the best T20 batsman of all time, as he struck a 29-ball 52, hitting five maximums and two boundaries in the process. His knock made sure KXIP were always ahead in the chase. Sportzpics
Chris Gayle also showed why he is the best T20 batsman of all time, as he struck a 29-ball 52, hitting five maximums and two boundaries in the process. His knock made sure KXIP were always ahead in the chase. Sportzpics

Chris Gayle also showed why he is the best T20 batsman of all time, as he struck a 29-ball 52, hitting five maximums and two boundaries in the process. His knock made sure KXIP were always ahead in the chase. Sportzpics

Also See: IPL 2020: Chris Gayle-Mandeep Singh partnership helps KXIP defeat KKR, claim fifth successive win

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