Mumbai, May 13
Punjab Kings buried Royal Challengers Bangalore under a deluge of runs as they kept their playoff hopes alive with 54-run victory, riding on superb half-centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone in an IPL match here today.
Bairstow (66 off 29 balls) and Livingstone (70 off 42 balls) propelled Punjab Kings to 209/9 in a must-win game. Punjab then restricted RCB to 155/9.
Kagiso Rabada finished with figures of 3/21, while Rishi Dhawan (2/36) and Rahul Chahar (2/37) took two wickets each.
Brief scores: Punjab Kings: 209/9 (Livingstone 70, Bairstow 66; Harshal 4/34, Hasaranga 2/15); Royal Challengers Bangalore: 155/9 (Maxwell 35, Pitidar 26; Rabada 3/21).
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