IPL 10 RPS vs KXIP: Pune bundles out Punjab for 73
Pune: In a one-sided show, Rising Pune Supergiants bundled out Kings XI Punjab for 73 with 4.1 overs remaining in a decider Indian Premier League match at Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium here on Sunday.
In its most crucial game of IPL 10, Punjab presented its most disappointing show of the season.
Shradul Thakur trouble KXIP men the most as was the leading wicket-taker with bowling figures 3/19. Axar Patel was the top-scorer for Punjab with his 22-run knock.
After being put to bat, Punjab was never seemed in the game. It faced departures on a continuous note. The first to depart was Martin Guptil. He was sent back to the pavilion on a golden duck by in-form Unadkat.
Every other batsmen including Saha (13), Marsh (10), Morgan (4), Tewatia (4), Maxwell (0) were complete failures in a do-or-die game.
Other than Shardul, Unadkat, Zampa and Christian bagged two-wickets each for Pune.
RPS needs to chase down 73 runs to save its berth in the playoffs.