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Patna : Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 12 runs in 43rd match of IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on October 24, 2020, late night, with fast bowler Chris Jordan taking 3/17 in 4 overs and fast medium bowler Arshdeep Singh taking 3/23 in 3.5 overs. Replying to KXIP’s 126/7 in 20 overs, SRH were all out for 114 in 19.5 overs in an exciting finish to the match.
It was KXIPL’s 5th win in 11 matches and they now have 10 points. For SRH, it was their 7th loss in 11 matches and they have 8 points. SRH had won the toss but opted to bowl.
Batting first, KXIP scored 126/7 with opener & captain Lokesh Rahul (wk) scoring 27 in 27 balls with 2 fours and 1 six while Nicholas Pooran remained unbeaten on 32 in 28 balls with 2 fours. Opener Mandeep Singh scored 17 while Chris Gayle scored 20 hitting 2 fours and 1 six. Gayle fell to Jason Holder. Glenn Maxwell fell to Sandeep Sharm for 12.
For SRH, opener David Warner fell to spinner Ravi Bishnoi for 35 in 20 balls hitting 3 fours and 2 sixes while his opening partner Jonny Bairstow fell to spinner Murugan Ashwin for 19 with 4 fours. They added 56 runs for the first wicket. All-rounder Vijay Shankar scored 26 while Panish Pandey scored 15 runs.