Mumbai Indians win last ball thriller against Kings XI Punjab in IPL

A brilliant 83 (off 31 balls inc 10x6s and 3x4s) from Kieron Pollard
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KL Rahul 100* for Kings XI Punjab
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Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl against Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai today in the IPL.

Match Summary

Kings XI Punjab 197-4 (KL Rahul 100*, Chris Gayle 63; Hardik Pandya 2-57)

Mumbai Indians 198-7 (Kieron Pollard 83; Mohammed Shami 3-21)

Result – Mumbai Indians won by 3 wickets

Scorecard

Tournament Stats and Points Table

Kings XI Punjab got off to great start with Gayle (63) and Rahul (100*) putting on 116 for the first wicket, in 12.5 overs.  KL Rahul went on to score a brilliant century, taking Kings XI Punjab to 197-4 off their 20 overs. Hardik Pandya 2-57 was the main wicket taker for Mumbai Indians, however, he did get hammered!

In reply, the Mumbai Indians won a thrilling run chase mainly thanks to a brilliant 83 (off 31 balls inc 10x6s and 3x4s) from Kieron Pollard. It was a fantastic piece of hitting from the West Indian all-rounder to get the Mumbai Indians into a position needing 32 from the last 2 overs and he was out in the last over with 4 runs required off 4 balls. Alzarri Joseph was the hero at the end hitting 2 runs to win from the last ball.

 

Mumbai Indians - Siddhesh Lad, Quinton de Kock(wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard(c), Rahul Chahar, Alzarri Joseph, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah

Kings XI Punjab - KL Rahul(wk), Chris Gayle, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Mohammed Shami, Ankit Rajpoot

 

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