Punjab Kings thrash Deccan Chargers

Punjab Kings thrash Deccan ChargersKings XI Punjab thumped Deccan Chargers by seven wickets with seven balls to spare to coast to their third win of the tournament as Shaun Marsh sizzled on his Indian Premier League debut and blasted unbeaten 85 off 62 balls.

Chasing 165, the Punjab side romped home in 18.5 overs losing just three wickets. Marsh was the outstanding performer for the winners with a belligerent half century that included 11 boundaries and a six off Nuwan Zoysa.

For the Deccan Chargers, Rohit Sharma stood tall amid ruins and hammered an unbeaten 42-ball 76 as they posted 164 for eight despite a middle and lower order collapse.


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