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12:00 AM, April 09, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:39 AM, April 09, 2019

Punjab pull off last-over thriller

Kings XI Punjab defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets in an Indian Premier League match in Chandigarh yesterday.

KL Rahul's third fifty in four matches helped Punjab secure a last-over win. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal added 114 for the second wicket. Then Punjab stumbled, with the chase hinging on Rahul, with the side needing six off three deliveries. Rahul then drilled a full delivery to long-off, before sealing victory off the next ball.


Hyderabad: 150 for 4 in 20 overs (Warner 70 not out, Shankar 26; Ashwin 1-30)

Punjab: 151 for 4 in 19.5 overs (Rahul 71 not out, Agarwal 55; Sharma 2-21)

Result: Punjab won by 6 wickets.

Player-of-the-match: KL Rahul.

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