It was the second last game of the league matches. The match did not possess much importance to the league table. It was the match between Kings XI Punjab Vs. Delhi Daredevils. Even though it was an unimportant match, yet there was huge attendance in the ground at Mohali. And as expected, it was KXIP who turned victorious for yet another time. There have been several mentionable performances in the match. They are grouped into HITS and FLOPS and they are as follows:
FLOPS Of The Match
JP Duminy (DD): It was a poor knock with the bat by the South African all-rounder today. He did not manage to perform well today and was dismissed in a single digit score. He just managed to score 8 runs off 8 deliveries and was dismissed by Karanveer Singh.
Dinesh Karthik (DD): It has not been a good IPL for one of the most expensive buys of this season, Dinesh Karthik. He failed in a number of occasions and today was no exception to that. He just managed to score 13 runs and got dismissed by Parvinder Awana.
Virender Sehwag (KXIP): He disappointed with his performance today. He had hit 2 boundaries in the very first over but failed to play a big innings for his team. He was dismissed at a score off 9 runs off 7 balls with 2 fours.
Glenn Maxwell (KXIP): One of the most destructive players of this IPL has not been in his touch for the past few games which might as well prove to be one of the major concerns for KXIP in the play-offs. He did not play his part today and was dismissed for a DUCK by Unadkat.
HITS Of The Match
Kevin Pietersen (DD): The DD skipper played a fantastic knock today. He was playing well in the previous matches but never managed to convert it into huge ones. Today he played nicely and was the sole player who scored above 15 runs for DD. He scored 58 runs off 41 balls with 9 fours.
Parvinder Awana (KXIP): It was a stunning performance by the KXIP pacer today. He bowled extremely well and did not give the batsmen any opportunity to score. He gave 15 runs in his 3 overs and took 2 crucial wickets.
Manan Vohra (KXIP): The uncapped retention for KXIP did play his part today and was involved in a much wanted partnership with David Miller. He scored 47 runs off 38 deliveries with 4 fours and 2 sixes and was dismissed in the 14th over by Imran Tahir. It was a sensible innings from him which led to the victory of KXIP. He was adjourned as the Man Of The Match.
David Miller (KXIP): He played a fantastic innings today and looked in good touch. He was middling the ball well and such an innings just before the play-offs will surely boost his confidence. The partnership between him and Vohra contributed 96 runs and was a match-winning one. He remained unbeaten on 47 runs off 34 deliveries with 4 fours and 2 sixes.