IPL 2019, RR vs KXIP: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals Punjab by 14 runshttps://indianexpress.com/photos/sports-gallery/ipl-2019-rr-vs-kxip-photos-result-5642506/

IPL 2019, RR vs KXIP: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals Punjab by 14 runs

Kings XI Punjab earned a 14-run win over Rajasthan Royals in their opening game of IPL 2019. But the win came with a controversy attached to it.

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Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl against Kings XI Punjab. KL Rahul's poor form continued and he was dismissed in the first over. (Source: IPL)

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Chris Gayle hammered 79 runs in 47 balls to set up the platform for a heavy total. (Source: IPL)

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Chris Gayle was helped on the otherend by Sarfraz Ahmed. The right-handed batsman carried on after Gayle left and took KXIp's total to 184/4 in 20 overs. (Source: IPL)

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Chasing 185, RR got of to a fine start, with openers Jos Buttler and Ajinkya Rahane building a 78-run partnership. Buttler scored his half century.(Source: IPL)

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The game completely changed after R Ashwin controversially ran out Jos Buttler. (Source: IPL)

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KL Rahul took a sensational catch to get the dismissal of dangerous Steve Smith. (Source: IPL)

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RR lost wickets at regular intervals and finished at 170/9 in 20 overs. Kings XI Punjab won the match by 14 runs. (Source: IPL)