Kings XI Punjab starts with five wickets win over Hobart Hurricanes on Champions League T20 Cricket Tournament in the match held at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Chandighar on Thursday.
Chasing the target of 145 runs Punjab were 51 for four in 7.3 overs. Glen Maxwell who was the highest run scorer for Punjab made 43 off 25 balls to help his team recover from the earlier lost.
While Captain George Bailey and Thisara Perera then took their team to start with the victory in the tournament. Bailey and Thisara made 34 off 27 and 35 off 20 respectively to help their team win the match.
Earlier in the match Punjab won the toss and elected to field first.
As man-of-the-match Perera took two wickets Hobart were able to make 144 runs losing six wickets.
Match summary between Punjab and Hobart :- Kings XI Punjab 146 for 5 (Maxwell 43, Perera 35*, Bailey 34*) beat Hobart Hurricanes 144 for 6 (Birt 28, Wells 28, Perera 2-17) by five wickets