IPL 2016, GL vs KXIP: KXIP beat Gujarat Lions by 23 runs

Kings XI Punjab beat Gujarat Lions by 23 runs in Rajkot after Axar Patel's hat-trick derails their chase.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 1, 2016 7:57 pm
Axar Patel picked up four wickets for 21 runs against Gujarat Lions. (Source: IPL/ BCCI)

Kings XI Punjab posted a convincing win over Gujarat Lions by winning by 23 runs. After posting 154 on the board, KXIP were helped by Axar Patel’s 4 wickets which included a hat-trick as Gujarat fell short by 23 runs

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As it happened

1944 hrs IST: Kings XI Punjab win! A win by 23 runs against the table-toppers. Big boost to their confidence

1941 hrs IST: WICKET ! James Faulkner is caught at long-on and it is just matter of time for KXIP win

1937 hrs IST: WICKET! Praveen Kumar caught at short third-man. 30 needed off last over

1932 hrs IST: James Faulkner on strike and Gujarat need 37 off the last 12 balls

1929 hrs IST: James Faulkner is trying hard to get close but the task is too much for Gujarat

1920 hrs IST: 16 overs gone and Gujarat are 99/7

1911 hrs IST: WICKET! Ishan Kishan is run-out. Time for the time-out

1903 hrs IST: Axar Patel finishes with four wickets for 21 runs off his four overs

1858 hrs IST: Gujarat not looking strong in the middle. 13 overs gone and they are 74/6

1855 hrs IST: Stoinis bowls a tidy over. 3 runs off it and Gujarat 64/6

1851 hrs IST: 11 overs gone and Gujarat are 61/6

1848 hrs IST: HAT-TRICK! Axar Patel claims the first hat-trick of IPL 2016! Jadeja caught behind

1845 hrs IST: Eight runs off the 10th over and Gujarat are 59/5

1842 hrs IST: Gurkeerat Mann to bowl the 10th over

1839 hrs IST: Time for the time-out after the 9th over and Gujarat are 49/5 chasing 155

1836 hrs IST: No Axar for the hat-trick bowl. Sandeep Sharma to bowl the ninth over

1835 hrs IST: Cariappa’s over costs only 3 runs as Gujarat reach 42/5 after 8 overs

1831 hrs IST: WICKET! 2 in 2 for Axar! Bravo misses a quicker one and is bowled. Gujarat are 39/5 after 7 overs

1830 hrs IST: WICKET! Second for Axar! Karthik is castled

1827 hrs IST: WICKET! Axar Patel has struck. Smith holes out to long-off

1825 hrs IST: Cariappa goes for only 2 runs and Gujarat are 36/2 at the end of the powerplay

1821 hrs IST: KM Cariappa into the attack for KXIP

1818 hrs IST: WICKET! Mohit Sharma strikes again! Suresh Raina slog but misses the shot completely. Gujarat 34/2 after 5 overs

1814 hrs IST: Mohit Sharma into the attack for his second over

1812 hrs IST: Murali Vijay not letting the batsmen settle down. Axar Patel into the attacka and he gives only 6 runs

1808 hrs IST: Stoinis bowls a tidy over and gives only 4 runs. Gujarat 18/1 after 3 overs

1800 hrs IST: WICKET! Brendon McCullum, waiting for the ball outside off, gets a straighter one from Mohit Sharma. Is late to play it and misses. Castled! Gujarat 13/1

1758 hrs IST: 11 runs off the first over for Sandeep Sharma. Smith scoring for with a six and a four

1754 hrs IST: Sandeep Sharma to bowl to Smith

1752 hrs IST: Out come the two Gujarat openers – Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum

1735 hrs IST: WICKET! Praveen Kumar castles Cariappa and that is the end of KXIP innings. Bowled out for 154

1733 hrs IST: WICKET! Mohit Sharma has been castled by Praveen Kumar with a slower one

1731 hrs IST: Praveen Kumar to bowl the last over

1729 hrs IST: WICKET! Bravo produces the slower ball and Saha is bowled. KXIP 151/8

1727 hrs IST: WICKET! Axar Patel skies one and is caught at deep mid-wicket

1725 hrs IST: Kulkarni goes for 14 runs in the over and KXIP are 145/6

1722 hrs IST: WICKET! Miller holes out to long-on and KXIP lose their sixth. Kulkarni’s first wicket

1720 hrs IST: Wriddhiman Saha taking some runs off that over. Bravo goes for 13 runs

1716 hrs IST: Dwayne Bravo to bowl the 17th over

1713 hrs IST: Faulkner goes for 13 runs and KXIP are 123/5. Time for the time-out

1708 hrs IST: Bravo ends his second over and Gujarat Lions’ 15th. KXIP 110/5

1703 hrs IST: Shivil Kaushik ends with three wickets for 20 runs off his four overs

1701 hrs IST: WICKET! Shivil Kaushik has struck again. Murali Vijay sweeps but it goes straight to deep square-leg

1659 hrs IST: James Faulkner goes for six runs in his first over and at the end of the 13th over, KXIP are 100/4

1655 hrs IST: Kaushik to ends his third over with a four and Murali Vijay brings up his fifty with that shot! Half-century for the KXIP captain

1652 hrs IST: Eight runs off the Bravo over and that is the end of the 11th over

1648 hrs iST: Dwayne Bravo into the attack for his first over

1648 hrs IST: Shivil Kaushik bowls another good over! Halfway mark and KXIP are 79/4

1644 hrs IST: Nine overs gone and KXIP are 74/4

1641 hrs IST: Time for the time-out

1640 hrs IST: WICKET! Gurkeerat Mann is run-out. James Faulkner dives, picks, throws in no time

1635 hrs IST: WICKET! Kaushik strikes again. Maxwell caught behind. He seems unhappy. Replays show no edge

1633 hrs IST: WICKET! Shivil Kaushik has struck! Shaun Marsh is caught at mid-wicket! Raina takes the catch

1631 hrs IST: Jadeja finishes with just eight runs of that over

1629 hrs IST: WICKET! Jadeja gets the wicket. Stoinis come down the wicket but misses it. Karthik removes the bails and first wicket down down for KXIP

1627 hrs IST: End of powerplay and Kings XI are 59/0

1622 hrs IST: Jadeja goes for 17 runs in his first over and KXIP are 51/0

1619 hrs IST: Ravindra Jadeja into the attack in the fifth over

1610 hrs IST: Dhawal Kulkarni bowls a tidy second over and we are away in Rajkot

1605 hrs IST: Nine runs off the first over off Praveen Kumar

1601 hrs IST: Praveen Kumar to bowl the first over

1555 hrs IST: Kings XI Punjab’s new opening pair Marcus Stoinis and Murali Vijay out in the middle

1530 hrs IST: Gujarat Lions win toss and elect to bowl against Kings XI Punjab

‘Miller’s batting was suffering because of captaincy’

ipl 2016, ipl, indian premier league, gujarat lions, kings xi punjab, gl vs kxip, gujarat vs punjab, miller, murali vijay, cricket news, ipl news, cricket David Miller has scored only 76 runs in six matches so far for KXIP. (Source: IPL/ BCCI)

Kings XI Punjab assistant coach Sanjay Bangar today defended the team’s management decision to dump David Miller from captaincy, saying it was necessary for the interest of the side.

Vijay named KXIP captain for remainder of season

IPL 2016, IPL, IPL schedules, IPL scores, IPL news, Murali Vijay, Murali Vijay KXIP, KXIP news, Miller, sports news, sports, cricket news, Cricket Murali Vijay appointed KXIP skipper. (Source: PTI)

Kings XI Punjab has appointed Murali Vijay as the captain of Kings XI Punjab for the remaining IPL season 2016. Appended is the franchise’s statement for your reference please.

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