Kings XI Punjab lastly earned a giant eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore after weeks of endurance because the facet slumped to 6 defeats on the row. Nonetheless, the victory did not come with out some last-minute jitters as with 2 runs wanted the facet gave away 4 dot balls together with the wicket of a 50-up Chris Gayle to place themselves in all types of issues.
It wasn’t earlier than Nicholas Pooran’s final ball six that KXIP ensured they ended their IPL 2020 woes, at the very least in the interim.
Pooran’s six barely managed to clear the fences with Chris Morris getting a feather contact to it earlier than it hit the stands with KXIP taking a sigh of aid.
Talking after the sport, the West Indian left-hander mentioned it felt like a déjà vu to him, reminding of KXIP shedding to Delhi Capitals early within the season in superover after squandering a recreation from 1 wanted off three deliveries.
“It was like déjà vu to us. Final time, the very first recreation we would have liked 1 off three balls and tonight (Thursday); the very same factor. The one distinction was that I used to be batting this time,” he mentioned.
When requested what was going via his thoughts when he got here out to face the final supply, the southpaw mentioned he had too many issues going via his thoughts and he has no clear reply for what went down.
“Look I’ve no solutions for that as a number of issues had been going via my thoughts. I didn’t have the reply then. I’m simply grateful and blissful that we received the two factors tonight. That’s all! I’ve no additional solutions for it,” he mentioned.