Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are batting first against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). KL Rahul, who became the fastest Indian to 2000 IPL runs, and Mayank Agarwal (26) got them off to a fluent start.
Yuzvendra Chahal got RCB the first breakthrough in the 7th over.It was Shivam Dube who got them their next two wickets, as Rahul kept losing partners in the middle overs.
KXIP lost their opening match of the campaign, when they faced Delhi Capitals, courtesy of a Super Over.RCB captain Kohli will be hoping that the likes of Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Navdeep Saini build on their strong displays from the previous match.
Meanwhile, KXIP skipper KL Rahul will be aiming for his team to bounce back after their Super Over defeat to Delhi Capitals.
Virat Kohli’s RCB, fresh from their opening-day win, is taking on KL Rahul’s KXIP in the IPL on Thursday.
The IPL match between Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore will be broadcast on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, and the live streaming of today’s IPL match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.