KXIP Sharjah Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) finally won. KL Rahul’s team has tasted victory after losing five consecutive matches. The special thing is that Punjab has won two matches so far and both times they have got success against Virat Kohli’s team.
Punjab had a brilliant win against RCB by 97 runs in the first match. After this, on Friday, Punjab once again defeated Royal Challengers by 8 wickets. But this victory gave Punjab the lead for one run in the last over.
Last over drama
Kings XI Punjab had only 2 runs to win in the last over. At the crease was the pair of Chris Gayle and KL Rahul. Both of these were batting for the last 11 overs. During this time, both of them had shared more than 90 runs.
But despite this, both of them lost their sweat to make the last 2 runs. Not only this, Chris Gayle was run out in the wake of taking a run. It seemed that Punjab’s team would lose another winning match, but Nicholas Pooran gave the victory by hitting the last ball with a six.
Chris Morris conceded just 4 runs in the 18th over despite putting 2 wide balls. Now Punjab had to score 7 runs to win in the last 2 overs. But Punjab’s team could score only 5 runs in the 19th over. In such a situation, now 2 runs were to be scored for victory in the last over.
What happened in the last over?
Virat Kohli brought Yuzvendra Chahal to the bowling front in the last over. Gayle could not make any runs on the first two balls, Gayle took a run on the third ball. Rahul could not score runs on the fourth ball. And then Gayle was run out on the fifth ball. Everyone started talking about super overs. Finally, Puran saved the honor of Punjab by hitting six