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Mumbai Indians continued their winning form with a nerve-wracking four-run victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rohit Sharma starred for MI with an undefeated 79 that saw David Miller's 56 go in vain.
Chasing a stiff 175, KXIP were shook early as Lasith Malinga deceived Mandeep Singh (9) with a slower delivery and had his stumps in disarray. Manan Vohra (1) followed him caught by Kieron Pollard off Mitchell Johnson. KXIP got a move on with three boundaries off Malinga in the 5th over. David Hussey went after Dhawal Kulkarnihitting him for consecutive boundaries, before launching him over the ropes.
KXIP lost their third wicket as Pollard pulled off a spectacular catch to dismiss Shaun Marsh (10) off Pragyan Ojha. Miller put Ojha over the fence before the spinner had Hussey (34) caught by Johnson.
Harbhajan Singh sent back Gurkeerat Singh (2) to leave KXIP five down. At the halfway stage, KXIP were 85 for 5, still needing 90 runs. Miller kept KXIP in the game with two massive sixes off Pollard in the 13th over. Harbhajan then struck twice for MI; he first sent back Azhar Mahmood (9) and followed it up with the dismissal of Manpreet Gony (0). Needing 57 off 30 balls, Piyush Chawla (12) deposited Malinga for maximum before perishing to Kulkarni. Miller helped his team keep up with the required rate as he hit Kulkarni and Johnson for sixes. Johnson finally had Miller (56) caught bySachin Tendulkar with KXIP 26 runs from the finish line. Praveen Kumar (24) slammed Malinga for a six in the penultimate over leaving 17 from the final over.
Praveen Kumar did his best, but KXIP fell four runs short.
Earlier MI won the toss and chose to bat. Sachin Tendulkar got MI rolling with two gorgeous strokes off Mahmood before he dragged a Kumar delivery back onto his stumps. Dinesh Karthik smashed Kumar for a boundary before launching him for a six. Gony got Karthik (25) out as he chopped the ball onto his stump to give KXIP their second wicket. Dwayne Smith was given a lucky reprieve as Vohra dropped him on 13 off Chawla.
Smith (33) launched Chawla deep into the crowd before perishing the next delivery caught by David Miller. Pollard got off the mark with a monster six. Sharma hit Gony for a boundary before launching him for a colossal six in the 16th over. The Mumbai Indians skipper continued the assault with sixes off Mahmood and Gony to bring up his half-century. Sharma plundered 27 runs off the last over – bowled by David Hussey - to propel MI to 174 for 3.
Man-of-the-Match: Rohit Sharma
Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians 174 for 3 (Rohit Sharma 79*, Praveen Kumar 1-24) defeated Kings XI Punjab 170 all out (David Miller 56, Harbhajan Singh 3-14) by 4 runs.
Chasing a stiff 172 for victory, RR were lucky as Virat Kohlispilled Rahul Dravid off the very first ball of the run-chase. Dravid made the most of it hitting Ravi Rampaul for two boundaries. Rampaul got the first wicket as Ajinkya Rahane (2) top edged a pull to be caught at fine leg.
Sanju Samson, promoted up the order smashed Vinay Kumar for consecutive boundaries. Moises Henriques then deceived Dravid with a slower delivery and broke the stumps behind him.
Samson continued the assault with consecutive sixes off Mural Kartik in the 8th over. At the halfway stage, RR were 80 for 2, still requiring 92 runs. RR started to accelerate in the 13th over with two boundaries off RP Singh as Samson brought up his fifty.
Rampaul provided the breakthrough having Samson (63) caught by Kartik leaving RR needing 52 off 30 balls. Rampaul's 17th over was taken apart for 17 runs as Brad Hodge launched him for two sixes and helped his team inch closer to the target. Watson (41) fell to RP Singh and with RR needing six from the last over, they lost Hodge (32) and Owais Shah (1). Stuart Binny (6) hit a four to see RR through with a ball left.
Earlier RR won the toss and put RCB in. Chris Gayle got RCB off to a stunning start with three boundaries in the first over bowled by Ajit Chandila. Gayle looking in ominous touch and smashed S Sreesanth for two boundaries before launching him for a six. Watson got the big wicket of Gayle (34) having him caught behind. RCB were 55 for one from their power play overs. RCB lost the other opener, Abhinav Mukund in the eighth over when Siddharth Trivedi breached through his defences and broke the stumps. At the halfway stage, RCB were 75 for 2.
Sreesanth sent back AB de Villiers (21) caught on the ropes by James Faulkner in the 12th over. Kohli then hit a couple of boundaries off Trivedi. Moises Henriques hit Faulkner for a six in the 16th over before the bowler got the better of Kohli (32) later in the same over. Henriques (22) continued the assault with two boundaries off Sreesanth's 17th over before being run out by Faulkner. Though RCB lost Ravi Rampaul in the 19th over, Vinay Kumar (22*) helped finish the innings on a high, dispatching Faulkner for three sixes to help RCB to 171 for 6.
Man-of-the-Match: Sanju Samson
Brief Scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 171 for 6 (Chris Gayle 34, Shane Watson 3-22) lost to Rajasthan Royals 173 for 6 (Sanju Samson 63, Ravi Rampaul 2-28) by 4 wickets.