won the toss & decided to field
Gayle & KL Rahul opens for KXIP
a quite slow start for Punjab 20/0 after 4 overs
Behrendorff as run-rate climbs!
forget this for a while a he is hammered for 3 sixes by Universal Boss.
after 6 overs
gonna try to get him out but here something is missing for MI as Hardik Pandya
gets hammered as well.
after 9 overs
Bumrah and Rahul Chahar hasn’t been punished
another brutal day for Universal Boss
without loss after half-way stage
Gayle lights up the Wankhede with 31 ball fifty!
50 for KL
Rahul as well
playing a second fiddle to Chris Gayle here in this match. But we know KL Rahul
as a destructive opener in the IPL.
Bhogle: Just remember Kings XI were 20 after 4 overs!
Behrendorff strikes as he removes Boss!
the exact kind of delivery that was disappearing earlier in the night. But this
time Gayle didn’t get proper connection which means Krunal Pandya takes an easy
catch at deep mid-wicket. Gayle goes for 63. David Miller comes in at 3. KXIP
departs off Behrendorff delivery or the Mumbai heat?
gets Killer Miller!
takes an easy catch to end Miller’s knock of 8. Nair comes in. KXIP 131/2 after
from Hardik Pandya as well as for MI. Earlier Pandya was blasted for 15 runs
now he gets his second wicket as Nair hauls straight to Rahul Chahar at
long-leg. Nair goes for 5. Sam Curran comes in. KXIP
A loft over extra cover. Four.
A wide ball slashed through cover. Four.
And then the cheeky scoop that he miscues high in the air. Slower ball. Taken
by the keeper
has the last laugh as Sam Curran tries to scoop it but goes to De Kock who
catches it easily. Sam goes for 8.
blasts Hardik Pandya
is the scoreboard says about this over from Pandya. To be honest poor bowling
Rahul is taking revenge here against Pandya over incident happened in Koffee
gets 100 as KXIP finishes for 197/4
198 runs off 120 balls to win
and Lad at the crease
falls early in the chase!
walks across the sticks and misses the clip and gets cleaned up by Shami. Lad
goes for 15. Suryakumar Yadav comes in at 3. MI 28/1
the powerplay – MI 50/1
Curran gets Suryakumar Yadav
whips it off the pads and doesn’t keep it down so the substitute fielder takes
a dolly to end Suryakumar’s stay. He goes for 21. Skipper Kieron Pollard comes
in. MI 56/2
strikes removes De Kock!
that down the ground off KXIP skipper R. Ashwin but Miller cover a lot of
ground, slides and plucks it to end De Kock’s knock for 24. Ishan Kishan comes
after 11 overs
says MI needs 122 runs off 54 balls
and a wicket off Sam Curran’s over
Kishan was always on trouble if Curran had fired a direct hit and so he does.
Ishan Kishan goes for 7.
says 70 runs required off 36 balls
Pandya goes as a result of superb catch by miller at long-on. He goes for 19.
MI still needs 63 off 29 balls. Krunal Pandya comes in. We know what he’s
capable of. He just had to support the skipper Kieron Pollard.
required off 12 balls
Curran to bowl the pen-ultimate over
Curran gets bulldozed by Pollard as MI needs 15 off last 6 balls
Rajpoot to bowl the final over!
1st ball – Bowls a No-ball and he’s
dispatched for a six by Pollard
ball – 4 by
2nd ball – finally Pollard departs
required off 5 balls
3rd ball – dot ball
required off 3 balls. This is going to be a nail-biting contest
4th ball – 1 run
required off 2 balls
5th ball – 1 run
2 runs to win off last ball
6th ball – 2 runs by Joshef Alzarri
does it for the MUMBAI INDIANS as they win by 5 wickets
the match: Kieron
Pollard for game changing 83 runs off 31 balls