IPL 2017: Glenn Maxwell Powers Punjab To A Six-Wicket Win Vs Pune
Kings XI Punjab started their IPL 2017 campaign with a convincing six-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiant at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Saturday.
Glenn Maxwell made short work of the 164-run target by blasting 44 off just 20 balls as Kings XI Punjab cruised to victory over Rising Pune Supergiant with six balls to spare.
Imran Tahir was the pick of the bowlers for Rising Pune Supergiant as he returned with figures of 2 for 29 in his four overs.
Hashim Amla started the proceedings for Punjab with the bat in hand as he compiled a 28-run knock off 27 balls at the top of the order.
Imran Tahir struck twice for Pune as he removed Wriddhiman Saha and Axar Patel in quick succession to bring his side back in the match.
David Miller gave able support to Glenn Maxwell after Punjab lost a couple of wickets in a hurry.
Wriddhiman Saha failed to read the googly from Imran Tahir and saw his stumps all over the place.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni didn't trouble the scorers much as the former Pune captain was dismissed cheaply in the match.
Preity Zinta was thrilled to bits after Punjab beat Pune by six wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
Ajinkya Rahane got Pune off to a good start before getting dismissed against Punjab at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
Daniel Christian used the long handle to good effect towards the end of the innings as he smashed 17 off 8 balls against Punjab.