Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 wickets in the 31st match of the 13th season of IPL. Punjab won the match after 5 consecutive defeats. The team is still at the bottom of the points table after winning 2 out of 8 matches. Punjab has won both matches against RCB. In the previous match, Punjab defeated Bengaluru by 97 runs. This is the biggest win so far this season. Playing the first match of the season, Chris Gayle scored 53 runs off 45 balls. He hit 5 sixes and a four. Bengaluru won the toss and scored the shortest 172-run target of the season in Sharjah. In response, Punjab won the match by losing 2 wickets and scoring 177 runs. Earlier, in the 23rd match of the season in Sharjah, Delhi Capitals gave the target of 185 runs to Rajasthan Royals.
The IPL 9th time six won by a team match
in Premier League history is the 9th time that a batsman has won six of the match on the last ball. Earlier, Rohit Sharma won the match by hitting the maximum six times (2009, 2011, 2012). Prior to this season, Mitchell Santner won the last ball against Rajasthan Royals in 2019 by hitting a six.