In the 53rd Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Home team Deccan Chargers played at their home Ground Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad with Kings XI Punjab. Kumar Sangakkara Captain of Deccan Chargers won the Toss and Elected to Field First and let Kings XI Punjab to set target to achieved.
Putting into bat first by Deccan, Mandeep Singh Started KXIP's inning with Shaun Marsh very confidentely. Both completed 50 runs partnership of just 33 balls. But Punjab lost Marsh (22) in 7th over. Saini also got out early scoring just 2 runs. Skipper Hussey (16) and Azhar Mahmood (14) also could not contribute well for Punjab. But in later overs Lower order batsman David Miller played quick inning of 28 runs of just 18 balls. Opener Mandeep Singh played very good inning for Kings XI Punjab and contributed 75 runs of just 48 balls. At the end of 20 overs Kings XI Punjab managed to score 170 runs on board to chased for Deccan Chargers.
Following huge target of 171 Runs, Daniel Harris started DC inning with Shikhar Dhawan. But Deccan lost Dhawan (8) very early in 2nd over. Parthiv Patel also bowled out by Awana in 5th over. Cameron White (8) and skipper Sangakkara (4) also could not stayed in middle for long and lost wickets in regular interwal. Akshath Reddy tried hard and plaed quick inning of 24 runs of 13 balls, but other Deccan's failed to contribute enough to reach huge target of 171 runs. At the end of 20 overs Deccan managed to score 145 runs in board and lost the match by 25 runs. Kings XI Punjab registered very well desearved win over Deccan and raised their points in Points Table of IPL5. Mandeep Singh declared man of the match for his superb batting performance, he made 75 runs of just 48 balls.
Both team Played Head to Head 1 Match in IPL. RR Won 1 and PWI yet to win. Today Rajasthan Royas Registered 2nd win against Pune Warriors India in IPL.