Sharjah: Mayank Agarwal outshone his Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul with a maiden IPL hundred because the duo pummelled the Rajasthan Royals bowlers into submission to submit an imposing 223 for two right here on Sunday.
Agarwal (106) and Rahul (69) stitched 183 runs for the opening stand, the very best partnership for any wicket up to now this season as they took aside the Royals bowlers who had been additionally wayward of their line and size.
The duo simply missed the report of highest opening wicket partnership in IPL historical past by a mere two runs when Agarwal was out within the 17th over after hitting 10 fours and 7 sixes throughout his magnificent 50-ball knock.
Nicholas Pooran then hit 25 not out from simply eight balls whereas Glenn Maxwell additionally remained unbeaten on 13.
Rahul was content material to enjoying second fiddle to Agarwal although the KXIP captain additionally made some sensible photographs throughout his 54-ball knock studded with seven fours and a six, persevering with his wealthy vein of kind after his 132 not out towards Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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