, Punjab were in a spot of bother at one stage but Rahul's perseverance, power-hitting of Chris Gayle (46) and energy of Brar (25) ensured they had a competitive 179 for five on board
Punjab made a winning start but then slumped to three straight losses before producing a clinical show to beat defending champions Mumbai by nine wickets on Friday.
Dhawan's firing innings and Stoinis' onslaught helped Delhi Capitals get over the target of 195 runs with 10 balls to spare
Athiya posted a string of pictures with Rahul on Instagram. In the images, the two are seen making goofy expressions as they pose for mirror selfies.
Rajasthan will be banking heavily on their swashbuckling all-rounder Ben Stokes
"Dropping anyone will not do them any favour. Rahul will have to play three ODIs", the former opener said.
"The fact that Rishabh and Shreyas didn't even come to bat and we still got to 224 is a testimony to the batting depth," said skipper Virat Kohli after the 36-run win that gave India the series 3-2.
Kohli's men put up a below par performance against a strong England in first T20
Kohli, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan fell to poor shots, something about which the Indian skipper looked concerned
India square-off against well-rounded England in the first match at Motera today.
The debate over who would open with Rohit Sharma at the top of the batting has already begun.
Speaking during the Star Sports show ahead of the auctions, the captain said, I liked the name Kings XI but the team is a lot more than just 11 players. We are supposed to be like a family, supposed to feel like a family
The first cricket series was held in a bio-bubble in England and paved the way for other tournaments across the world. He chose KL Rahul, who had a great run in the Indian Premier League and took the orange cap
India and Australia are dealing with contrasting feelings as they head into the Boxing Day Test