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RCB register first win this season

DNMUM434900 | 4/14/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :566


Mumbai: Finally, there was reason to smile for Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli as his team registered their maiden Indian Premier League win of the season when they beat Kings XI Punjab by eight wickets at the Punjab
Cricket Association’s IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Saturday.
Senior pros Virat Kohli (67) and AB de Villiers (59 not out) led the charge for RCB by chasing down KXIP’s total to finish at 174/2 with four balls to spare.
Earlier, swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle missed a well-deserved century by a whisker, smashing an unbeaten 99 off 64 balls to power Kings XI Punjab to a 173 for four.
The 39-year-old West Indian, who had suffered a back spasm after last match, carried his
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