Kings XI Piunjab (KXIP) failed to post a good total against Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the match 22 of Vivo IPL 2018. They only managed to post 143 with Liam Plunkett picking up 3 for 17 on his debut. Karun Nair was the highest scorer for KXIP with 34 runs off 32 balls. DD were a bit sloppy in field dropping David Miller twice.

Prithvi Shaw gave DD a power start in the second innings but could not carry on for long and was out on 22 off 10. KXIP managed to pick up three wickets in Powerplay and that too of Shaw, Gautam Gambhir and Glenn Maxwell.The responsiblity was back on the shoulders of Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant, but Mujeeb Zadran got the better of Pant in his very first over. However, Iyer fought hard with his knock of 57 off 45 and kept DD alive till the last ball but failed to win it as KXIP won by 4 runs.

Avesh Khan, Aaron Finch, Rishabh Pant, DD, KXIP, IPL2018
Avesh Khan celebrates the wicket of Aaron Finch AFP

KL Rahul, DD, KXIP, IPL 2018
KL Rahul departs for 23 off 15 AFP

Liam Plumkett, Mayank Agarwal
Liam Plunkett celebrates the wicket of Mayank Agarwal AFP

David Miller
David Miller found it difficult to get the ball away AFP

Prithvi Shaw, DD, IPL 2018
Making his debut in IPL Prithvi Shaw scored 22 off 10 AFP

Gautam Gambhir, IPL 2018, DD, KXIP
Gautam Gambhir fails once again as he departs for 4 off 13 AFP

Shreyas Iyer, DD, Mujeeb Zadran
Shreyas Iyer fought hard with his knock of 57 off 45 AFP

Brief scores

Kings XI Punjab 143 for 8 in 20 overs (KL Rahul 23, Mayank Agarwal 21, Karun Nair 34; Liam Plunkett 3 for 17, Trent Boult 2 for 21, Avesh Khan 2 for 36, Daniel Christian 1 for 17) beat Delhi Daredevils 139 for 8 in 20 overs (Prithvi Shaw 22, Shreyas Iyer 57, Rahul Tewatia 24; Ankit Rajpoot 2 for 23, Andrew Tye 2 for 25, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 2 for 25) by 4 runs.