IPL 2013: Spirited Punjab brush aside inept Pune by 8 wickets

Punjab's spirit was best exemplified by Manan Vohra, 19, who was sent in at No.3 and smashed 43 not out off 28 balls, an innings that ended whatever contest might have been left in the match after Pune had been restricted to 99 for 9 in their 20 overs.

updated: April 07, 2013 19:46 IST
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A sustained attack from quality seam bowling backed by electric fielding, followed by fearless batting ensured a thumping eight-wicket win for Kings XI Punjab in their first match of the Indian Premier League 2013 on Sunday (April 7).


The last team to take the field this year, Punjab brushed aside a Yuvraj Singh-less Pune Warriors India, the inspirational allrounder sitting out with a back injury, at the Subroto Roy Sahara Stadium in Pune, chasing down the small target of 100 runs in just 12.3 overs.

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