KXIP vs DC IPL 2020 Score: Nicholas Pooran scored a half century for Kings XI Punjab© BCCI/IPL

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets in Match 38 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, at the Dubai International Stadium, in Dubai. After winning the toss, Shreyas Iyer elected to bat. DC finished at 164/5 after 20 overs, setting a target of 165 runs. Shikhar Dhawan scored 106 runs off 61 balls, remaining unbeaten. KXIP reached the target in 19 overs, with Jimmy Neesham hitting the winning six. Nicholas Pooran contributed hugely, scoring 53 runs from 28 balls. (SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Match 38 Highlights Between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals, Straight From The Dubai International Stadium, in Dubai

  • 23:00 (IST)

    SIX!! Kings XI Punjab win by 5 wickets!

    Sams sends a full delivery. Neesham slogs it over midwicket for a six! 

    KXIP defeat DC by 5 wickets!

  • 22:55 (IST)

    FOUR! Kings XI Punjab need 8 from 13 balls!

    Patel sends a short delivery. Hooda sends it over midwicket and into the gap on the leg side for a four!

    KXIP need 8 runs from 13 balls.

  • 22:52 (IST)

    1 leg bye, Kings XI Punjab need 14 from 18 balls

    Ashwin sends a legbreak. It beats Hooda, it gets his pad, and deflects out of Pant’s reach.

    KXIP need 14 from 18 balls.

  • 22:47 (IST)

    OUT! Glenn Maxwell c Pant b Rabada 32(24)

    Rabada sends a length delivery, outside off. Maxwell toe-ends it to the keeper, who grabs it! Good catch by Pant.

    KXIP need 18 from 25 balls.

    In comes, Jimmy Neesham.

  • 22:45 (IST)


    Rabada sends it short and wide. Maxwell pulls it over mid-on for a four!

  • 22:43 (IST)

    One run, Kings XI Punjab need 24 from 30 balls

    Patel sends a flighted delivery, outside off. Maxwell sends it to point for a single. KXIP need 24 from 30 balls. They are 141/4 after 15 overs.

  • 22:37 (IST)

    FOUR! Kings XI Punjab need 28 from 36 balls

    Sams sends half-volley. Maxwell drives it wide of mid-off for a four! 

    Kings XI Punjab need 28 from 36 balls now.

  • 22:29 (IST)

    OUT! Nicholas Pooran c Pant b Rabada 53(28)

    Rabada sends it short, and gives Pooran no room. Pooran gets the ball on his glove, and it goes to Pant for a catch.

    In comes, Deepak Hooda.

  • 22:28 (IST)


    Pooran grabs his fifty! Rabada sends a length ball. Pooran gets an edge and it flies wide of Pant for a four!

  • 22:22 (IST)

    One run, Kings XI Punjab need 53 from 54 balls

    Patel sends a slow length delivery. Maxwell hits it to long-on for a single. 

    KXIP need 53 from 54 balls now.

  • 22:19 (IST)


    Patel sends it shorter. Pooran pulls it over midwicket for a big six!

  • 22:15 (IST)


    Stoinis sends a length delivery. Pooran goes for it! He sends it over long-on for a smashing six!

  • 22:14 (IST)


    Stoinis sends a length delivery. Pooran slams it wide off the mid-off in the circle for a four!

  • 22:10 (IST)


    Deshpande sends a slow short delivery. Pooran sends it over midwicket for a four!

  • 22:08 (IST)


    Deshpande sends a short delivery. Pooran gets a thick inside edge, and it goes past Pant for a four!

  • 22:07 (IST)


    Deshpande goes short. Pooran sends it over deep square for a six!

  • 22:04 (IST)

    One run, Kings XI Punjab need 93 from 72 balls

    Ashwin sends a carrom ball. Maxwell hits it into the leg side for a single. KXIP need 93 from 72 balls.

  • 22:02 (IST)


    Ashwin sends a short delivery. Pooran cuts it past deep cover for a four!

  • 21:58 (IST)

    OUT! Mayank Agarwal run out (Ashwin/Pant) 5(9)

    Mayank is livid with Pooran. He was caught ball watching though!

    Pooran sends Ashwin’s delivery wide off him and goes for a single. He calls for it, but Mayank doesn’t respond at first, and goes for it too late. Ashwin does enough to throw it to the keeper’s end.

    In comes, Glenn Maxwell.

  • 21:53 (IST)


    Nicholas Pooran starts with a bang!

    Ashwin overpitches his delivery. Pooran sends it past extra cover for a four! He made it look so easy!

  • 21:52 (IST)

    OUT! Chris Gayle b Ashwin 29(13)

    Gayle goes for the fifth time to Ashwin.

    Ashwin sends it slow and it dips, on off. Simply beautiful! Gayle tries to slog sweep it, but gets beaten in the air itself, and it hits the stumps.

    In comes, Nicholas Pooran.

  • 21:49 (IST)

    One run, 26 runs from the fifth over!

    Deshpande goes slow again. Gayle pulls it to deep square leg for a single. 26 runs from this over!

  • 21:48 (IST)


    Deshpande sends it slow again. Gayle pulls it over mid-on for a flat six, and it directly hits the camera!

  • 21:48 (IST)


    Deshpande sends it short again, outside off. Gayle gets enough to send it clear off the infield on the off side for a four!

  • 21:47 (IST)


    Deshpande goes short again, and bounces it higher than the waist. Gayle pulls it over midwicket for a six!

  • 21:46 (IST)


    Deshpande sends his short delivery down the leg side. Gayle hits it wide of the fielder at short fine leg for a four!

  • 21:45 (IST)


    Deshpande sends a short delivery, outside off. Gayle sends it through cover for a four! EXCELLENT TIMING!

  • 21:40 (IST)

    One run

    Patel sends it full, outside off. Mayank sends it to long-off for a single. KXIP are 19/1 after three overs.

    Good over by Patel, as he concedes only six runs, and grabs a wicket.

  • 21:36 (IST)

    OUT! KL Rahul c Sams b Patel 15(11)

    A rare one by Rahul!

    Patel sent a slow delivery, and gives some drop to it. Rahul gets it on off the inside half of his bat. It goes for a catch to mid-on.

    In comes, Chris Gayle.

  • 21:31 (IST)

    One run

    Rabada sends a short delivery. Mayank sends it to fine leg for a single.

  • 21:27 (IST)


    Rahul punishes Sams for his mistake and smashes this free hit for a huge six!

    Sams sends a slower delivery, on a half-volley. Rahul sends it over long-off for a six!

  • 21:25 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walk into the pitch to open the innings for KXIP. Daniel Sams will bowl the first over for DC. The target set by DC is 165 runs.

  • 21:10 (IST)

    OUT! Shimron Hetmyer b Mohammed Shami 10(6), Delhi Capitals set 165-run target

    Shami sends a perfect yorker to wrap up the first innigs. Gets the stumps and dismisses Hetmyer. DC finish at 164/5, and have set a 165-run target.

    Dhawan was on fire, scoring 106 runs off 61 balls with 12 fours and 3 sixes.

  • 21:04 (IST)

    SIX! 12 from the 19th over!

    Arshdeep misses his yorker. Hetmyer goes deep and sends it over long-on for a six! 12 runs from this 19th over. DC are 157/4.

  • 21:03 (IST)

    Two runs, Shikhar Dhawan becomes first player to score back-to-back IPL tons

    Arshdeep sends it short. Dhawan cuts it past point for two runs, and also reaches his ton. He comes the first player to reach back-to-back IPL hundreds.

  • 20:59 (IST)


    Shami sends a delivery, short of a length. Dhawan cuts it wide of square third man for a four!

  • 20:57 (IST)

    OUT! Marcus Stoinis c Agarwal b Shami 9(10)

    Shami sends a poor yorker. Stoinis tries to go deep, and gets taken aback by the full toss. He gets a thick outside edge, and it flies to Agarwal, who runs to his right from cover.

    In comes, Shimron Hetmyer.

  • 20:49 (IST)


    Ashwin sends a wrong’un. Dhawan slogs it against the turn, and it clears the boundary for a six!

  • 20:46 (IST)


    Bishnoi sends a full delivery. Dhawan sends it between deep midwicket and long-on for a four!

  • 20:42 (IST)


    Ashwin sends a full delivery. Dhawan slog sweeps it wide of long-on for a four!

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