Ayaz Memon at @Cricketwallah explains as part of our daily IPL coverage
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday successfully defended a measly target of 127 and pulled off an extraordinary 12-run win over Sunisers Hyderabad (SRH), while Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a valuable 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match and remained in fray to qualify for the playoffs.
A resurgent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Tuesday beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets to record their third consecutive win of the season and fourth overall in the IPL.
Shikhar Dhawan scored his maiden T20 century while Axar Patel knocked off the required 17 runs off the last over with ease as Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by five wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, while Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Saturday beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by seven wickets, thanks to an unbeaten 22-ball 55 from AB de Villiers at the Dubai International Stadium.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) survived an extraordinary late choke to end their run of defeats with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Delhi Capitals (DC) on Wednesday beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 13 runs at the Dubai International Stadium and climbed back to the top of the IPL points table, even as the winning team's fast bowler Anrich Nortje bowled the fastest ball of the tournament history.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK), who come into Tuesday's IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the back of two successive defeats, won by 20 runs for their third win of the 13th edition.