IPL: MS Dhoni Helps RPS Finish Seventh With Win Over KXIP
Dhoni scored 64* as Rising Pune Supergiants defeated by Kings XI Punjab by six wickets to finish seventh in 2016 IPL.
KXIP captain Murali Vijay won the toss and opted to bat vs MS Dhoni's RPS. (All images from BCCI)
Murali Vijay was KXIP's top-scorer with a 42-ball 59.
Gurkeerat Mann also slammed a 30-ball 51 for KXIP
R Ashwin was RPS's best bowler with figures of 4/34.
Thanks to Vijay's efforts, KXIP posted 172/7.
In reply, RPS lost Ajinkya Rahane (19) early. He was dismissed by Sanddep Sharma.
MS Dhoni rescued RPS from a precarious situation almost single-handedly. RPS were 86/5 at one point of time.
Dhoni struck two sixes off the last two balls to take RPS to a six-wicket win.