Steven Smith (above) was dismissed for an unfortunate duck by left-arm spinner, Akshar Patel after being caught by Glenn Maxwell at long on © IANS
Steven Smith (above) was dismissed for an unfortunate duck by left-arm spinner, Akshar Patel after being caught by Glenn Maxwell at long on © IANS

Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsman, Steven Smith was dismissed for an unfortunate duck by left-arm spinner, Akshar Patel after being caught by Glenn Maxwell at long on, against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in match 18 of the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Currently, RR are 142 for the loss of three wickets in 16 overs with opener Ajinkya Rahane on 67 and Karun Nair on four. Live updates: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2015 Match 18

Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field first. With George Bailey injured, Virender Sehwag was named captain of the side. Rahul Tewatia was the replacement for Ankit Sharma. KXIP made as many as three changes, Shaun Marsh, David Miller, Shivam Sharma came in for George Bailey, Thisara Perara and Gurkeerat Singh Maan. Live Scorecard: Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2015 Match 18