Hyderabad : Powered by Rohit Sharma’s half century, Deccan Chargers piled up 163 for eight wickets against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Thursday night.
Sharma hit 75 off 40 balls after Chargers were reeling at 98 for six. Captain V.V.S. Laxman scored 48 off 34 balls.
Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla was the pick of the Kings’ XI bowlers, taking three wickets for 28 runs in his four overs. Irfan Pathan (30/2), Sreesanth (33/1) and Gagandeep Singh (37/1) were the other wicket-takers.