Mumbai: It was do or die match RCB as they have not won any of the match in season, batting first KXIP set a target of 174.
Punjab got good start by opener but Chahal strikes back as he took wicket of KL Rahul at 6.2 overs scored 18 runs of 15 balls whereas Gayle stood by other stand managed Punjab to set a defending total, missed his century by 1 run scored 99 of 64 balls.
Middle order didn’t contributed well as Mayank and Sarfaraz failed to score run for their side.
For RCB Chahal took 2 wickets following Mohammed Siraj and Moeen Ali provided 1 wicket each.
RCB was in search of their first win of the season and batted like a boss where skipper Kohli was on fire scored 67 of 53 balls, Parthiv Patel scored 19 of 9 balls.
RCB Los his skipper at 15.3 over, KXIP bounced back in game but it was none other than Mr 360 De Villiers who scored 59 runs of just 38 runs with the strike rate of 250+.
RCB innings also witnessed a small cameo by Marcus Stoinis who scored 28 runs of 16 balls.
It was first win of the season for RCB looking forward to win remaining 7 matches which can place RCB in top 4 slot.
For KXIP R Ashwin took 1 wicket following Shami provided 1 wicket for his side.