Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2020: Hello and welcome to our coverage of KXIP vs DC cricket match from Dubai. Shikhar Dhawan's historic hundred went in vain as Kings XI Punjab outplayed table leaders Delhi Capitals by five wickets for their third straight win to keep their play-off hopes alive in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Dhawan became the first batsman to hit back-to-back IPL hundreds with his unbeaten 106 off 61 balls being the sole bright spot in Delhi's 164 for five. For a change, it ended up being a straightforward chase for KXIP despite a rare failure from their opening pair of K L Rahul (15) and Mayank Agarwal (5), who had done the bulk of the scoring for the team in the earlier games. Nicholas Pooran (53 off 28) came up with another blinder of a knock and Glenn Maxwell (32 off 24) finally found some form to set up the win. Here you can follow all the updates of KXIP vs DC IPL match from Dubai. (SCORECARD)
KXIP beat DC by 5 wickets
22.58 IST: Sams to Neesham, SIX! No last-over drama tonight for KXIP and Neesham finishes it off in style to beat DC by 5 wickets.
22.54 IST: Axar to Hooda, FOUR! Short from the office and Hooda launches it over short mid-wicket for a boundary.
22.44 IST: Rabada to Maxwell, OUT! A cross-seam delivery fro KG and Maxwell decides to go for a big shot but couldn't connect it well as Rishabh Pant takes an outstanding running catch.
22.35 IST: Sams to Maxwell, FOUR! Too full from the bowlers and Maxwell drives it hard through mid-off for a boundary.
22.31 IST: Rabada to Maxwell, FOUR! Short ball and Maxwell pulls it over backward square leg for a boundary.
22.28 IST: Rabada to Pooran, OUT! The big man strikes as Pooran was in double mind to play it or not as the ball knicks his gloves and Pant takes a good catch.
22.26 IST: Rabada to Pooran, FOUR! FIFTY! The southpaw tries to drives it but gets a thick edge for a boundary.
22.18 IST: Axar to Pooran, SIX! GIGANTIC! Short Ball and Pooran just hammers it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
22.13 IST: Stoinis to Pooran, SIX! CLASS! Another length ball and Pooran this time slams it over mid-on for a maximum.
22.12 IST: Stoinis to Pooran, FOUR! Length ball and the southpaw punches it through extra covers for another boundary.
22.07 IST: Tushar to Pooran, FOUR! Another short ball from the young man and Pooran pulls it over deep mid-wicket for another boundary.
22.06 IST: Tushar to Pooran, SIX! Short ball and the southpaw hooks it over backward square leg for a maximum.
22.00 IST: Ashwin to Pooran, FOUR! Short ball and there was enough width for Pooran to cuts it hard for a boundary.
21.54 IST: Ashwin to Pooran. RUN OUT! Poor communication between the two batsmen as Mayank Agarwal pays the price.
21.52 IST: Ashwin to Pooran, FOUR! Loose delivery from Ashwin this time and Pooran drives it through deep extra covers for a boundary.
21.50 IST: Ashwin to Gayle, OUT! BOWLED! Ravi Ashwin gets Gayle's number again as he dismissed him for the fifth time in IPL.
21.47 IST: Tushar to Gayle, SIX! Slower one and Gayle picks it to slam it over mid-on for a maximum.
21.45 IST: Tushar to Gayle, SIX! Back of a length delivery and Gayle pulls it over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. Pressure on the young bowler
21.45 IST: Tushar to Gayle, FOUR! Down the leg side and Gayle just guides it through backward square leg for a boundary.
21.44 IST: Tushar to Gayle, FOUR! Length ball with enough width for the Universe Boss to slam ti through covers for the boundary.
21.34 IST: Axar to Rahul, OUT! MASSIVE BLOW! Rahul tries to play it over long-on but misses the middle of the bat as Sams takes an easy catch inside the circle.
21.33 IST: Axar to Rahul, FOUR! Just a little bit of width and Rahul cuts it over third man for a boundary.
21.25 IST: Sams to Rahul, FREE HIT, SIX! Too full and Rahul slams it straight down the ground for a maximum to get off to the mark.
* Debutant Daniel Sams to start the proceedings with new ball.
* KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are back for the chase
21.07 IST: Shami to Hetmyer, OUT! Shami hits the bulls-eye on the last ball of the innings. Delhi Capitals 164/5 in 20 overs
21.03 IST: Arshdeep to Hetmyer, SIX! In the slot and Shimron hits it hard straight down the ground for a maximum.
21.01 IST: Arshdeep to Dhawan, DOUBLE and CENTURY! Back to Back hundreds from the southpaw, first batsman in IPL history to do so.
20.57 IST: Shami to Dhawan, FOUR! The southpaw just opens the face of his bat and guide it through third man for a boundary.
20.54 IST: Shami to Stoinis, OUT! Full toss and the batsman tries to play the big shot but misses the connection as Mayank Agarwal takes another catch.
20.48 IST: Murugan to Dhawan, SIX! Too full and Dhawan plays another slog sweep for a maximum.
20.40 IST: Murugan to Dhawan, FOUR! In the slot zone and Dhawan goes on his knee to send it over deep mid-wicket for a boundary.
20.35 IST: Maxwell to Pant, OUT! The bowler tosses it up and Pant tries to clear the long-on region but misses and Mayank takes an easy catch.
20.28 IST: Bishnoi to Dhawan, SIX! In the slot and the southpaw plays his favourite slog sweep for a maximum over mid-wicket.
20.21 IST: Bishnoi to Pant, FOUR! Just little bit of room and Pant slams it hard through covers for a boundary.
20.18 IST: Maxwell to Dhawan, FOUR! Poor bowling, it was down the leg side and Dhawan guides it for a boundary through fine leg.
* Glenn Maxwell returns to attack
20.13 IST: Ashwin to Iyer, OUT! It was going down the leg side and Iyer just gets a thick edge and Rahul takes a good catch. Big blow for DC.
20.12 IST: Ashwin to Dhawan, FOUR! Full toss and the southpaw slams it through mid-wicket for another boundary. Dhawan looks in great touch today.
20.09 IST: Neesham to Dhawan, FOUR! On the pads and Dhawan glances it through fine leg for a boundary.
19.58 IST: Arshdeep to Dhawan, FOUR! Back of a length delivery and Dhawan punishes it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
19.54 IST: Shami to Dhawan, FOUR! Short and wide of leg stump as Dhawan guides it through fine leg for a boundary.
19.51 IST: Shami to Dhawan, FOUR! Short ball and the southpaw tries to cut it but gets an edge for a boundary.
19.49 IST: Neesham to Iyer, SIX! BEAUTY! Little bit of width and Iyer just drives it over extra covers for a magnificent six.
19.46 IST: Neesham to Shaw, OUT! The youngster tries to hit it over extra covers but misses any connection and Maxwell takes an easy catch.
19.43 IST: Arshdeep to Dhawan, FOUR! Length ball and Dhawan drives it through covers for a lovely boundary.
19.34 IST: Maxwell o Dhawan, SIX! Too full and Shikhar slog sweeps it to dispatch it for a maximum.
19.31 IST: Maxwell to Dhawan, FOUR! Enough room for the southpaw to cut it and Pooran's sloppy fielding helps him get a boundary.
* Glenn Maxwell to start the proceedings with new ball
19.06 IST: Playing XIs of both teams are out
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada
19.00 IST: Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer wins toss and elects to bat first against Kings XI Punjab.
18.52 IST: Two of India's future superstars will lock horns in the mega encounter.
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