The Punjab outfit found a lifeline when they beat Kolkata with some fine bowling by the medium-pacers and spinners.
Punjab are placed at number five spot with five wins and ten points from 10 games, while Gujarat Lions have just three wins from 11 games with six points.
RCB skittled out for 119 in 19 overs chasing 138 against Kings XI Punjab on Friday.
IPL Highlights and ball-by-ball commentary from the 22nd T20 match between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore on Thursday.
IPL highlights, KXIP Vs MI: Mumbai Indians registered their fifth consecutive win by beating Punjab by 8 wickets in Indore.
Post the 2014 IPL final against Kolkata Knight Riders when he hit a breathtaking hundred, it took 19 innings for Wriddhiman Saha to get another 50-plus score which he notched up against Delhi Daredevils.
Murali Vijay's magnificent 89 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by one run to keep their IPL campaign alive. Relive all the highlights of the match between KXIP vs RCB here.
Kings XI Punjab are languishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League table with six points from nine games, while Royal Challengers Bangalore are seventh with same points from eight matches
Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by nine runs but still continue to occupy the last place in the Indian Premier League standings with just six points from nine games
Mumbai Indians were languishing near the bottom of the table but this win gave them the much-needed impetus and took them to fifth spot in Indian Premier League points table. Kings XI Punjab continue to occupy the last place with just one win in six games.
Kings XI Punjab won their first match of the Indian Premier League 2016 in three outings while Pune Supergiants have now lost two consecutive matches after having won their first game
Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma finished with a four wicket haul against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday. His efforts helped him become the second leading wicket taker in the ongoing tournament with seven scalps.
Mitchell Johnson believes that Anureet Singh and Sandeep Sharma have gained pace and he was excited to see their progress. Incidentally, Sandeep was also the highest wicket-taker for Punjab in IPL 2014.
Sandeep Sharma finished with figures of 1/12 in 4 overs in Kings XI Punjab's win over Mumbai Indians on Sunday.
One of the biggest stars of Indian Premier League this year, medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has been ruled out of action till December because of a strain.
At stumps on day three, Punjab were comfortably placed at 149 for one, needing just another 55 runs with nine wickets in hand to register their fourth outright win in five outings.
Medium-pacer Siddarth Kaul returned impressive figures of four for 63 while Sandeep Sharma finished with three for 72. There were two wickets for Baltej Singh.
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