KINGS XI PUNJAB spinner Axar Patel bagged four wickets in five balls, including a hat-trick, to help his team overcome the table-toppers Gujarat Lions.
AS PER A REPORT in new Indian express, the KXIP think-tank are likely to name opener Murali Vijay as their new skipper for the rest of the season.
KINGS XI PUNJAB all-rounder Glenn Maxwell rued not having taken their chances in their match against defending champions Mumbai Indians, where the Punjab side fell short of chasing 190 target by 25 runs.
KINGS XI PUNJAB player Murali Vijay is a regular in the Indian Test line-up, but the right-hander has not been able to cement a spot in the limited overs formats in the last couple of years.
KINGS XI PUNJAB BATSMAN Glenn Maxwell was cautioned for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during his team's eight wicket loss to the Delhi Daredevils yesterday.
AMIT MISHRA'S FOUR-FOR and Quinton de Kock's unbeaten 59 gave the Delhi Daredevils their first win of the season against the Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground.
TWO BELEGEAURED TEAMS in Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab will lock horns against each other at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium today. Both sides have struggled in the IPL and were placed at the bottom of the table in 2015. Furthermore, they have DD and KXIP are also coming off a loss in their opening match of this season and would be desperate to make amends.
DEBUTANTS GUJARAT LIONS will play their first match of the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab in Mohali later in the evening. While Punjab might be confident of getting on the points table playing at home, debutants Gujarat are likely to kick off their IPL campaign with a bang.
IPL 9 OPENING CEREMONY will feature international stars like Chris Brown, Major Lazor along with Bollywood stars such as Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Jacqueline Fernadez, Yo Yo Honey Singh and cricketer Dwayne Bravo.
FORMER AUSTRALIAN PACER Mitchell Johnson and Indian maestro Virat Kohli are no strangers to each other. Ever since these two cricketers got into a feisty battle in the 2014 Adelaide Test, they have gone after each other on and off the cricket field.
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