The match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals on Sunday (27 September) was a feast to fans. The match that took place at Sharjah was flooded with runs by both the participating teams, with a record of highest ever chase in IPL.
A total of 223 runs for 2 wickets were put up by the Kings XI in the first innings. After a significant knock of unbeaten 132 from KL Rahul against RCB on Thursday last week, the captain of KXIP partnered with the magnificent Mayank Agarwal who together scored 183.
Later, Steve Smith who entered as an opener and Sanju Samson who came at 1st down took it up on the chase in the 2nd innings. As the match progressed, it was Tewatia and Archer who completed the match with 3 balls remaining in the innings.