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IPL 2014: Kings XI beat Super Kings to make IPL final

Punjab's re-hauling of their team this off-season seems to have finally paid off as they reached their first ever IPL finals after beating the Super Kings by 25 runs. The run fest which saw a total of 429 runs scored between the sides in 40 overs gifted the spectators two mesmerizing innings from Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina. Kings XI will meet the Knight Riders in the final at Bangalore on Su

News 31 May 2014, 00:15 IST
Virender Sehwag
Virender Swhwag’s century catapulted the Kings XI to the driver’s seat from the get go

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab made it to their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) final with a 24-run win over Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.

Kings XI will now face Kolkata Knight Riders in Sunday's IPL final in Bangalore.

Chasing a mammoth target of 227, Super Kings only managed 202 for seven in 20 overs after Suresh Raina top scored with a 25-ball 87 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni remained unbeaten on 42 off 31 balls.

Virender Sehwag was the star of the show for Kings XI Punjab with a magnificent 122 runs in just 58 balls.

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