Kings XI Punjab cruised to an easy 8-wicket win against a hapless Pune Warriors team. This despite hosts Pune winning the toss and being confident enough to bat first. (BCCI image)
Punjab's Praveen Kumar struck early when he dismissed Manish Pandey. The batsman had played just 4 deliveries before being bowled by the seamer. (BCCI Image)
Azhar Mehmood joined the party and ensured that Pune were forced to struggle early into their innings. He dismissed T Suman and the wicket was followed by quick strikes by his teammates. (BCCI Image)
In all of this, Robin Uthappa showed a brave face. The opener tried what appeared as his best to keep the score ticking. He eventually fell on 19 off 23, to Piyush Chawla. (BCCI Image)
The hosts could hardly recover from the unending onslaught and while it looked like Punjab will claim all the wickets, Pune finished 20 overs on 99/9. (BCCI Image)
In reply, Punjab batsmen were emphatic. Manan Vohra led the chase and scored 43 off 28. (BCCI Image)
|1||chennai super kings||16||11||5||22|
|5||royal challengers bangalore||16||9||7||18|
|6||kings xi punjab||16||8||8||16|
|7||kolkata knight riders||16||6||10||12|
|8||pune warriors india||16||4||12||8|
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