Cricket - Kings XI beat Pune, Sunrisers win in super over

Kings XI Punjab chased 100 runs to win their IPL clash against the Pune Warriors at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium.

Cricket - Kings XI beat Pune, Sunrisers win in super over

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CRICKET Kings XI Punjab players celebrate (AFP)

In a low-scoring encounter, Pune could only muster 99 for nine from their 20 overs, with Abhishek Nayar topscoring with an unbeaten 25 batting at number seven as Azhar Mahmood shone with two wickets for 19 runs.

Opener Adam Gilchrist fell early for Kings XI in their reply, but a solid 31 from Mandeep Singh and 43 not out from Manan Vohra saw their side to their paltry victory target with 7.4 overs still remaining.

The second match of the day saw a thrilling climax as the Sunrisers Hyderabad secured a super-over win against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Hyderabad.

Virat Kohli (46) and Moses Henriques (44) were the only Bangalore players to reach double figures as they ended with 130 for eight off their 20 overs.

The Sunrisers struggled early on before Hanuma Vihari scored an unbeaten 44 to lead them to 130 for seven with the scores tied after the 20-over contest.

Dale Steyn subsequently had to defend 20 runs in the super over after Cameron White's exploits with the bat, and the Challengers fell five runs short in what was a dramatic finale.

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