IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab Beat Rajasthan Royals by 16 Runs to Top Table; Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad Stay Alive

Kings XI Punjab's tenth win in the Indian Premier League over Rajasthan Royals on Friday kept the door open for Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

updated: May 24, 2014 00:15 IST
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Mohali: Kings XI Punjab produced a clinical all-round display to register a convincing 16-run win over Rajasthan Royals and consolidate their position at the top of the table in the Indian Premier League, here on Friday. (Scorecard | Highlights)

Sent into bat, table-toppers Kings XI Punjab plundered 46 runs in the last three of their innings to finish with a competitive 179 for four. Their bowlers then came to the party, with Akshar Patel leading the way with impressive figures of three for 24, to restrict RR to 163 for eight.

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