Dubai: Mumbai Indians (MI) won the toss and chose to bat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. KXIP skipper KL Rahul scored 77 runs off 52 balls. MI scored 176 runs at a loss of 6 wickets in the first innings. However, KXIP chased its opponent with an impressive attack. But, the team ended up scoring 176 runs at a loss of 6 wickets which made the match a tie. However, in the super over, KXIP won the super over with 2 balls left scoring 15 runs against MI's 12 runs target.
"Dubai: Mumbai Indians (MI) won the toss and chose to bat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. KXIP skipper KL Rahul scored 77 runs off 52 balls. MI scored 176 runs at a loss of 6 wickets in the first innings. However, KXIP chased its opponent with an impressive […]"
Opening batsmen KL Rahul and Mayank Agrawal had a good start. However, Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Mayank early while he scored 11 runs off 10 balls.
KXIp was hopeful with Chris Gayle. But, Gayle departed at 24 runs off 21 balls. Rahul Chahar took the big wicket restricting KXIP to achieve the victory target.
However, Rahul's strikes lead the team to 87 runs at a loss of 2 wickets in the midway. Rahul attacked Boult with three boundaries and one six.
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Next, it was Nicholas Pooran who departed at 24. Bumrah took the wicket while KXIP's score was 108. Maxwell was the next target of MI who departed without scoring a single run. Rahul Chahar got the big wicket with Rohit's catch.
Deepak Hooda entered the arena to support Rahul. However, Rahul departed scoring 77 runs off 51 balls. Bumrah got the big wicket.
Jordan got run out scoring 13 runs.
Though the KXIP's batsmen gave high efforts to achieve the winning target, they ended up with a tie making way for super over.
In the super over, MI scored 11 runs at a loss of one wicket.
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah