IPL 2020, KXIP vs DC highlights: Pooran's fifty takes KXIP to victory
Dhawan continued his form and slammed back to back century, a first in IPL, as DC made 164/5. Pooran's knock proved crucial for KXIP
Shikhar Dhawan after making fifty against KXIP
In match 38 of the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020), Kings XI Punjab defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Nicholas Pooran smashed a 28-ball 53 including three sixes and six boundaries in his knock as KXIP scored 167 for five in 19 overs to notch up their third successive win in the tournament.
Earlier, opener Shikhar Dhawan blasted a second successive unbeaten hundred but KXIP pulled things back in the death overs to restrict Delhi Capitals to a below-par 164 for five.
Dhawan, who had scored an unbeaten 101 off 58 against Chennai Super Kings in their last match, clobbered 12 fours and three sixes in his 61-ball 106-run knock to become the first batsmen to score back-to-back centuries in IPL.
On way to his innings, Dhawan also became the fourth Indian batsman to cross 5000 runs in IPL.
KXIP vs DC playing 11:.
Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, James Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Tushar Deshpande
Match 38: IPL live score, KXIP vs DC scorecard