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IPL 2017, RPS vs KXIP: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: May 14, 2017, 7:23 PM IST

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PUN vs PNJ Cricket Scorecard (T20)

Match 55 T20, Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, 14 May, 2017

Kings XI Punjab

73/10

(15.5) RR 4.61

v/s
Rising Pune Supergiant

78/1

(12.0) RR 6.5

Rising Pune Supergiant beat Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets

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  • 18:29 (IST)

    MAXIMUM! Rahane finishes the game with a six as Pune win by 9 wickets with 48 balls left in the innings. Rahane unbeaten on 34 and Smith unbeaten on 15

  • 18:16 (IST)

    DROPPED! Rahane gets a life on 20. Sweeps that straight to Guptill at mid-wicket off Tewatia, but Guptill fails to hold onto that one. Pune's score moves to 56/1

  • 18:06 (IST)

    WICKET! Axar sends back Tripathi for 28. Tripathi looked to go for the sweep and moved too far on the off-side to get bowled behind the legs. Pune's score reads 41/1

  • 18:02 (IST)

    MAXIMUM! Tripathi welcomes Tewatia to the bowling crease with a huge slog sweep, Tripathi defended the first two balls before launching into the leg-spinner. Pune's score reads 36/0

  • 17:21 (IST)

    WICKET! Zampa gets his second as Mohit sends it straight in the air. Christian completes the catch as Mohit goes for 6 and Pune celebrate. KXIP all out for 73.

  • 17:17 (IST)

    WICKET! Ishant Sharma's struggle at the crease ends as Zampa flights one up and Ishant top-edges trying to hit that out of the ground. Smith completes a regulation catch at short cover. KXIP's score reads 71/9

  • 17:09 (IST)

    WICKET! Unadkat strikes again as Swapnil goes for 10. Christian fumbles it, but Dhoni takes the re-bound. Kings XI Punjab's score reads 69/8

  • 17:00 (IST)

    WICKET! Axar drives and that takes the edge as Dhoni completes a regulation catch. Axar goes for 22 as Christian picks another wicket. KXIP's score reads 62/7

  • 16:50 (IST)

    WICKET! Christian sends back Saha. Saha goes for 13 as Dhoni picks a good catch low to his right. Kings XI Punjab's score reads 51/6

  • 16:44 (IST)

    Zampa into the bowling attack now. Axar welcomes him to the crease with a maximum. That was short and Axar pulls that into the wide long-on stands. KXIP's score reads 47/5

18:29 (IST)

MAXIMUM! Rahane finishes the game with a six as Pune win by 9 wickets with 48 balls left in the innings. Rahane unbeaten on 34 and Smith unbeaten on 15

18:27 (IST)

Rahane cuts Maxwell past the third-man fielder to pick up two more runs as the score reads 70/1. Need another 4 to win the game here

18:26 (IST)

Pune's score reads 67/1 after 11 overs. Need another 7 runs off 54 balls with 9 wickets in the bag

18:25 (IST)

Still singles are the order of the day as Pune need 9 runs more off 57 balls. Smith and Rahane at the crease

18:22 (IST)

Pune picking up the singles at will as the score reads 60/1 after 9.3 overs. Smith and Rahane at the crease

18:19 (IST)

Pune's score reads 58/1 after 9 overs with Rahane and Smith at the crease as the players head for a strategic break.

18:16 (IST)

DROPPED! Rahane gets a life on 20. Sweeps that straight to Guptill at mid-wicket off Tewatia, but Guptill fails to hold onto that one. Pune's score moves to 56/1

18:13 (IST)

50 up for Pune in the 8th over. Axar bowls it slightly short and Smith picks an easy single at the cover boundary.

18:12 (IST)

Smith and Rahane dealing in singles as Pune's score reads 49/1 after 7 overs. Taking no chances here

18:06 (IST)

WICKET! Axar sends back Tripathi for 28. Tripathi looked to go for the sweep and moved too far on the off-side to get bowled behind the legs. Pune's score reads 41/1

18:05 (IST)

Now Rahane joins the party as he cuts Axar past the point fielder to get his first boundary. Pune's score moves to 40/0 after 5.1 overs

18:02 (IST)

MAXIMUM! Tripathi welcomes Tewatia to the bowling crease with a huge slog sweep, Tripathi defended the first two balls before launching into the leg-spinner. Pune's score reads 36/0

17:58 (IST)

Another boundary for Tripathi as Ishant bowls that down the leg side and Tripathi happily flicks that to the fine-leg boundary. Pune's score reads 27/0

17:57 (IST)

Tripathi picks another boundary and this times past point. That was short from Ishant and he cuts that hard. Pune's score reads 23/0

17:56 (IST)

Ishant Sharma into the attack with Pune's score readimh 18/0 after 3 overs. Pune looking to keep it steady and not play over aggressively. 

17:53 (IST)

Another boundary for Tripathi as he walks down the track and slaps that from Sandeep past the mid-wicket fielder. Pune's score reads 16/0

17:49 (IST)

Tripathi under way as he hits the first boundary off the innings. Mohit bowls that just short of a length and Tripathi walks down the track and hits it for a boundary past the cover fielder. Pune's score reads 8/0

17:45 (IST)

Slow start for Pune here as they score just 3 from the first over from Sandeep Sharma. Pune do not need to do anything silly and can happily score the runs.

17:21 (IST)

WICKET! Zampa gets his second as Mohit sends it straight in the air. Christian completes the catch as Mohit goes for 6 and Pune celebrate. KXIP all out for 73.

17:17 (IST)

WICKET! Ishant Sharma's struggle at the crease ends as Zampa flights one up and Ishant top-edges trying to hit that out of the ground. Smith completes a regulation catch at short cover. KXIP's score reads 71/9

17:15 (IST)

Kings XI Punjab crawling at 71/8 in the 15th over with Ishant Sharma and Mohit Sharma at the crease

17:09 (IST)

WICKET! Unadkat strikes again as Swapnil goes for 10. Christian fumbles it, but Dhoni takes the re-bound. Kings XI Punjab's score reads 69/8

17:05 (IST)

Swapnil and Mohit looking to pick the singles as Punjab have lost more than half their side. Kings XI Punjab's score reads 69/7 after 13 overs.

17:00 (IST)

WICKET! Axar drives and that takes the edge as Dhoni completes a regulation catch. Axar goes for 22 as Christian picks another wicket. KXIP's score reads 62/7

16:56 (IST)

Axar Patel looking to keep the scoreboard moving as Swapnil joins him in the middle. KXIP's score reads 58/6 after 10.4 overs

16:50 (IST)

WICKET! Christian sends back Saha. Saha goes for 13 as Dhoni picks a good catch low to his right. Kings XI Punjab's score reads 51/6

16:46 (IST)

11 runs off the Zampa over as Kings XI Punjab reach the 50-run mark in the 9th over. Saha and Axar looking to re-build the innings.

16:44 (IST)

Zampa into the bowling attack now. Axar welcomes him to the crease with a maximum. That was short and Axar pulls that into the wide long-on stands. KXIP's score reads 47/5

16:42 (IST)

Kings XI Punjab's score reads 39/5 after 8 overs with Saha and Axar in the middle. Pune all over Punjab here in the virtual qualifier for the playoffs.

16:39 (IST)

Streaky boundary for Axar. Drives hard off Shardul and the ball goes between the keeper and second slip. KXIP's sxore reads 38/5

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