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IPL 2018, KXIP vs SRH: Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs

Kings XI Punjab restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 178/4 in 194-run chase in Mohali

IPL, Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Chris Gayle scored 104* in IPL 2018. (Source: BCCI)

IPL 2018 KXIP vs SRH in Mohali: Kings XI Punjab continued their winning run as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs in Mohali. Chasing 191 runs in 20 overs, SRH lost Shikhar Dhawan early as he was retired hurt in the first over. Kane Williamson who came in at number three played some good strokes but his efforts were never enough to take his team over the line. Manish Pandey too chipped in with a half-century but it went in vain. Earlier, Chris Gayle hammered SRH bowlers all around the park and notched up his 6th IPL hundred and first in the season.

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IPL 2018 KXIP vs SRH Highlights: Live Cricket Streaming Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad of Indian Premier League 2018 in Mohali

Chris Gayle is man of the match

Here's what the left-hander has to say, "I'm always determined. I always give it my all for whatever franchise I represent. I'm a 100 percent. Like I said, it's a new franchise. A lot of people might say that Chris has a lot to prove - he didn't get selected or picked early in the auction. I think Virender Sehwag has saved IPL by picking me. This is a brilliant start. Viru said in an interview that if Chris Gayle can win us two games, we have got our money's worth. I'd like to have a another word with Viru and see what happens from thereon. Overall, happy with the win and now (time to) move on to Kolkata. It all depends on the mood and conditions is also tricky as well. Playing so many years in India, I know what the conditions are like. I am glad to get a hundred today. This is the final home game in Mohali, and I'm going to miss this wicket. I'm not really here to prove it to anyone. I've done it all before. Been there, done that. Just here to put some respect on the name. Tomorrow's my daughter's birthday, so going to spend some time with her and enjoy this win. DON'T FORGET THE NAME."

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KXIP win by 15 runs

Kings XI Punjab restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 178/4 in 194-run chase in Mohali

WICKET!

Another one goes down and Deepak Hooda has to depart after he tries to send the ball over the ropes but only manages to find a man in the deep. Hooda departs for 5 and SRH are 134/4

WICKET!

After being hit for a boundary, Andrew Tye scalps the big wicket of Kane Williamson. Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost their third wicket for 113. Williamson is gone for 54

BOUNDARY!

Hyderabad needs many more like that. That was pitched outside off stump and Manish Pandey just guides it to cover boundary for a four. But they are surely under pressure in this run-chase

SRH on backfoot

We are halfway through the innings and Sunrisers Hyderabad are surely on backfoot. They have just managed 72 in first two overs with two batsmen back in the hut and one retired hurt.

SIX!

Kane Williamson dances dow the track and hammers it away for a huge six. A brilliant use of the feet from the skipper and he needs to accelerate now as the asking rate is going up now

WICKET!

Mohit Sharma his second wicket. Yusuf Pathan played a slower delivery from Mohit on to his stumps and he goes for 19,  SRH 37/2 after 5

DROPPED!

Yusuf Pathan gets two chances. First, it was R Ashwin who let go off a catch at mid-off and now it's Yuvraj Singh at the cover area. Yuvraj is one of the safest pair of hands in world cricket but even the best can make mistakes. 

WICKET!

Mohit Sharma strikes and Wriddhiman Saha has been cleaned up for 6. He tried to slash the ball hard but didn't connect it and has been sent back early. More misery added to SRH.

Shikhar Dhawan retires hurt

Sunrisers Hyderabad began their chase and this is a big blow. He has been retired hurt after getting hit on the elbow. Dhawan is one player who can soak the pressure in this situation but this brings Kane Williamson into the attack

KXIP post 193/3 in 20 overs

Chris Gayle scored his 6th IPL hundred and 21st T20 ton as KXIP post 193/3 in 20 overs. After winning the toss, R Ashwin opted to bat first.

100 for Chris Gayle

What a moment for Chris Gayle. He scores his 6th IPL hundred and 21st T20 ton. What a dominating knock this has been from the West Indies batsman. He has thrashed every bowler who has come in his way. Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore would be thinking if they have missed the trick in letting Gayle go.

Bhuvi gets Karun

Karun Nair goes for a well played 31 off 21. He tried to take the aerial route at on-side but only managed to give a catch to Shikhar Dhawan at cow corner

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's contains Gayle

Good captaincy from Kane Williamson. He knows that only Bhuvi can keep Gayle silent at this moment. Whehn Gayle scored 175 for RCB against Pune Warriors India, Bhuvi was the only bowler with an economy of 6. 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's contains Gayle

Good captaincy from Kane Williamson. He knows that only Bhuvi can keep Gayle silent at this moment. Whehn Gayle scored 175 for RCB against Pune Warriors India, Bhuvi was the only bowler with an economy of 6. 

Gayle dominates

Chris Gayle moves into the 90s with a maximum. He has already struck 14 sixes in this IPL 2018. The left-hander is showing his worth and what a knock this has been from him

Raining Sixes!

Back to back sixes from Chris Gayle and Rashid Khan is proving to be a costly customer in the middle. Four sixes coming from that over and Rashid leaks 26 in that one. What a fine display of batting this has been from Gayle.

Chris Gayle scores 50

Chris Gayle notches up another half-century and he is on fire. He is scoring runs at a good rate in this innings as well. Kings XI Punjab are in command right now. After 13 overs, they are 104/2

WICKET!

Once again Mayank Agarwal gets out after getting a good start. It was a soft dismissal and Siddharth Kaul has his first wicket. It was an outside off-stump delivery and Mayank didn't time it well. Hooda grabbed that one with ease at backward point

MAXIMUM!

The strategic timeout hasn't changed much for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mayank Agarwal strikes it hard and hammers that one over the long on boundary. He has been in terrific form in the domestic circuit and has got good starts in the IPL 2018 as well 

Strategic Timeout

Kings XI Punjab might have lost KL Rahul but they are scoring runs at a good rate. Gayle is in looking good touch while Mayank Agarwal just needs to get his eye in before playing aggressive shots. KXIP are 68/1 after 9

WICKET!

KL Rahul has been trapped in front of the stumps by Rashid Khan. KXIP are 53/1. Rashid skid that one a bit and Rahul missed his pull shot. Rashid has his first and that is a big wicket after the kind of form KL Rahul is in

POWERPLAY!

This has been a good start from Kings XI Punjab in this innings. They have scored 49 in first 6 overs with Gayle scoring 29 of those. Rahul later joined the party after he concluded the powerplay with a couple of boundaries

SIX! SIX!

Another one from Gayle and this time it's Rashid Khan at the receiving end. That was the full length from Rashid and Gayle sent it over the rope with ease. Second six of the over

Competition within competition

Aakash Chopra makes a good point. 

Chris Gayle accelerates

Chris Gayle dispatches that short delivery from Chris Jordan for a maximum. It was a short delivery and Gayle pulled it away with ease. He missed this shot on the previous occasion but completes it to get six runs on that one

Rahul survives

A loud appeal for LBW from SRH players and the umpire gives that one out. KL Rahul goes upstairs straight away. The UltraEdge shows a spike and that means he isn't out. The decision has been reversed and Rahul is still there at the crease. 

DROPPED!

It was a difficult one for Siddhart Kaul. He did run hard to reach at the spot but didn't hold on to the catch and Chris Gayle survives. It was a short delivery from Chris Jordan and Gayle didn't time the shot perfectly. But he is safe and still there at the crease

KXIP vs SRH

Chris Gayle began his new innings with Kings XI Punjab against Chennai Super Kings in the last match. He was as aggressive as he could be in the last game. The Mohali crowd would be looking forward to him to replicate what he did in the last match. This has been a careful start from both the openers. They are getting their eye in for now

KL Rahul, Chris Gayle in the middle

KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are out in the middle as they will open the innings for Kings XI Punjab. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has the new ball in his hands as he starts the proceedings for SRH. This is a good field placement from Kane Williamson. The off-side is totally packed as Rahul drives the ball nicely.

R Ashwin looks confident

"We are going to bat first. I would like to see them chase down a score. We have got a formidable batting line-up that can take on any bowling attack and we would like them to give a license to go out and express themselves. We had a wonderful win in the last match and we would like to keep the momentum going. We are unchanged for this match," he said during the toss.

Playing XI

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Chris Jordan

KXIP win toss

Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and they elected to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It seems to be a good decision as it's a batting pitch and the kind of form that KL Rahul and Chris Gayle have shown in the last game, KXIP can post a big total if these two get going

PITCH REPORT

The pitch looks batting friendly, there will be a little help for the bowlers early on because of the grass present on the pitch. But that grass will also ensure that ball will come nicely on the bat. Dew can be a factor on this ground.

R Ashwin set to play his 200th T20 match

This would add another feather to Kings XI Punjab's new captain R Ashwin as he will be playing his 200th T20 match when his side takes on SRH. Ashwin was earlier part of Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL

Here' a look at Sunrisers Hyderabad side

Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, Alex Hales, Carlos Brathwaite, Ricky Bhui, T Natarajan, Mohammad Nabi, Basil Thampi, K Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Tanmay Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan

Here' a look at KINGS XI PUNJAB side

Lokesh Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Karun Nair, Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Axar Patel, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Ankit Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar

KXIP vs SRH

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the match between Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both the sides are coming into this game with a win under their belt in their respective last matches. The sides consist of some hard strikers of the ball and the Mohali crowd can expect a lot of boundaries from this match. 

rashid khan srh

Rashid Khan has been with Sunrisers Hyderabad for two seasons now. (BCCI Photo)

Kings XI Punjab take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at home. Both the sides are coming into this game with a win under their belt in their respective last matches. KL Rahul has been in brilliant touch with the bat in this season while Chris Gayle who played his first match against Chennai Super Kings too showed his class after notching up 33-ball 63 that included 4 maximums. Apart from these two, KXIP also have Myanak Agarwal who has got the starts but hasn't converted them to big totals. Yuvraj Singh hasn't come up with something big so far in the tournament and the Mohali crowd might get to see vintage Yuvraj if he settles in early. The Punjab franchise would expect him to get going in the clash against SRH. Sunrisers Hyderabad have a strong batting line up with Wriddhiman Saha, Kane Williamson, Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda and Yusuf Pathan in the list. Dhawan has been a consistent performer for SRH and his side would rely on him to get a positive start.