Kings XI Punjab scored 189 for three after being put into bat with Hashim Amla notching his second hundred this season. But Dwayne Smith smashed 74 off 39 balls to help Gujarat Lions chase down the target with two balls to spare.
Kings XI are currently lying at the fifth spot with 10 points from 11 games and cannot afford to slip a bit in their remaining three games to stay in the fray.
Dwayne Smith, who retired from international cricket only last week, heaved 28 off the first over alone and finished unbeaten on 121 off 40 balls.
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith played international cricket from 2004 to 2015.
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