Rajasthan Royals © IANS (File photo)
Rajasthan Royals © IANS (File photo)

Glenn Maxwell was dismissed for seven by Rajasthan Royals’ bowler James Faulkner, during their IPL 2015 match at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday. Maxwell fell for seven as he tried to clear the man at mid on, but Tim Southee took a brilliant catch to his left to get rid of the dangerous Kings XI Punjab batsman. Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Live Cricket Score IPL 2015: Match 3 at Pune

Kings XI Punjab were 39 for two after four overs, chasing 163 to win against Rajasthan Royals, and now need 117 more runs to win from the remaining 15 overs.

In the third over of the innings, horrendous running between the wickets resulted in Wriddhiman Saha’s wicket. Southeee delivered one wide, which Sanju Samson dived on his left to stop. Saha, the man on strike, set off for a run but then realised there was none. Live Cricket Updates: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2015

A direct hit from Samson behind the wickets ended Saha’s crease, who went back to the hut after facing four balls and scoring seven runs. The first wicket which fell in the KXIP’s innings was of Virender Sehwag, who was caught behind first ball.

Earlier in the innings, Rajasthan Royals (RR) reached 162 for seven in their allotted 20 overs, against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 tournament’s at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Ground in Pune. It was largely due to James Faulkner‘s late blitz that Rajasthan were able to set a target in excess of 150, especially after they were reduced to 75 for five at one stage.