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Gayle returns in IPL 2020, Punjab wins match by 8 wickets

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Today a crucial match between KXIP and RCB took place in Sharjah. And Punjab won this important match by 8 wickets. IPL 2020 has now become a do and die situation for Punjab. Punjab has played 8 matches now but the win has been won in 2 and both wins against RCB. Now Punjab has 6 games left and after winning all 6 games, the Punjab team will be able to qualify in the playoffs.

Today Virat Kohli decided to win the toss. Captain Virat Kohli played the biggest innings for RCB, he scored 48 runs in 39 balls and in the end Morris scored an explosive 25 runs in just 8 balls. RCB were able to score just 171 runs in 20 overs in Sharjah.

Chris Gayle was back in today’s match at KXIP. But Mayank Agarwal and Captain KL Rahul started the innings. Mayank Agarwal faced 25 balls and scored 45 runs and was dismissed on the score of 78 on 8th over. Chris Gayle later came to the crease. There was a big partnership between Chris Gayle and Rahul. Rahul scored 61 runs in 49 balls and Chris Gayle scored 53 runs in 45 balls. Chris Gayle was run out on the fifth ball of the last over, and 1 run was required on the last ball. Pooran won the match by hitting a six on the last ball.

This was KXIP’s second win of the entire season. Punjab have won both their matches against RCB. In Vartaman, Punjab is at the bottom of the point table with 4 points.

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