IPL 2019: KXIP avoid wooden spoon with a win over CSK

The Super Kings are guaranteed a top-two finish despite a brilliant all-round performance from Kings XI Punjab. KL Rahul's brilliant innings and a contained bowling attack took Kings XI through.

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni during the game against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. (Sportzpics) Photo: Sportzpics
Raina and Faf
Chennai Super Kings batsmen Suresh Raina and Faf du Plessis put up a 120-run partnershp for the second wicket helping Chennai reach a competitive score of 170 in their 20 overs. (PTI) Photo: PTI
Faf Du Plessis
CSK's Faf Du Plessis fell short of a century by four runs in the game against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Sunday. (Sportzpics ) Photo: Sportzpics
Gayle and Chahar
Chris Gayle of Kings XI Punjab foiled a run out attempt by Deepak Chahar of Chennai Super Kings making for a hilarious shot for the cameras. (AP) Photo: AP
KL Rahul
KL Rahul's brilliant Man of the Match-winning 36-ball-71 anchored a spirited Kings XI Punjab victory in its game against Chennai Super Kings at Mohali on Sunday. (Sportzpics) Photo: Sportzpics