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In Pics: KXIP vs RPS, IPL 2017, Match 4

Updated: April 8, 2017, 8:01 PM IST
Ben Stokes scored a magnificent 50 off 32 balls as Rising Pune Supergiant posted 163/6 against Kings XI Punjab in Indore. (BCCI Photo)
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Ben Stokes scored a magnificent 50 off 32 balls as Rising Pune Supergiant posted 163/6 against Kings XI Punjab in Indore. (BCCI Photo)

Kings XI Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell opted to field against Steve Smith's Rising Pune Supergiant. (BCCI Photo)
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Kings XI Punjab captain Glenn Maxwell opted to field against Steve Smith's Rising Pune Supergiant. (BCCI Photo)

Sandeep Sharma claimed 2 wickets. (BCCI Photo)
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Sandeep Sharma claimed 2 wickets. (BCCI Photo)

RPS were rescued by the late order heroics of their English import Ben Stokes, who brought up his maiden half century, 50 off 32 balls, along with Manoj Tiwary, who remained unbeaten on 40 off 23 deliveries. (BCCI Photo)
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RPS were rescued by the late order heroics of their English import Ben Stokes, who brought up his maiden half century, 50 off 32 balls, along with Manoj Tiwary, who remained unbeaten on 40 off 23 deliveries. (BCCI Photo)

Skipper Glenn Maxwell's belligerent 20-ball unbeaten 44 helped Kings XI Punjab start their 2017 Indian Premier League campaign with a six-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiant. (BCCI Photo)
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Skipper Glenn Maxwell's belligerent 20-ball unbeaten 44 helped Kings XI Punjab start their 2017 Indian Premier League campaign with a six-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiant. (BCCI Photo)

Maxwell, along with South African David Miller (30 from 27 balls), raised an unbeaten 79-run fifth wicket stand to guide Punjab to safety with six balls to spare. (BCCI Photo)
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Maxwell, along with South African David Miller (30 from 27 balls), raised an unbeaten 79-run fifth wicket stand to guide Punjab to safety with six balls to spare. (BCCI Photo)

Imran Tahir claimed two wickets. (BCCI Photo)
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Imran Tahir claimed two wickets. (BCCI Photo)

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