Kings XI Punjab recorded their first win in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a seven-wicket victory over Pune Warriors at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium here Thursday.
Englishman Dimitri Mascarenhas was the star of the show taking five wickets for 25 runs as he helped his team bowl out the Warriors for 115 in 19 overs.
Australian import Shaun Marsh came back into form with a brilliant 64 not out off 54 balls as the home team reached their target with 14 balls to spare.
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field on a pitch which had help for the fast bowlers.
Image: Kings XI Punjab batsman Shaun Marsh plays a shot during the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors at PCA Stadium in Mohali on April 12, 2012.