IPL 2019, KXIP vs RCB: Virat Kohli-AB De Villiers old firm digs deep to infuse resolve in struggling side as Bangalore notch maiden win
The old partnership firm of Virat Kohli and ABD signalled that it was back in business as the duo pieced together a match-winning 85-run partnership in 70 balls. The win would have substantially pepped up the team. Their challenge would be to make it count for something.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs RCB: Lack of match awareness, middle-over slowdown leave Punjab high and dry against Bangalore at home
It will rankle Kings XI Punjab that they have not been able to cross the line in successive games in which KL Rahul scored a hundred and Chris Gayle made an unbeaten 99, but some introspection will show that the batsmen took the foot off the pedal at crucial times and let the opposition get back in the game.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs RCB: Middle-order trouble continues to haunt Kings XI Punjab despite openers' consistent good show
In the last two matches, both the Punjab's openers have scored a 90-plus score, with Rahul scoring a century. However, on both occasions, they have ended up on the losing side, thanks largely to their middle-order flop show.