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Chasing 151, KXIP lost Mandeep Singh (0) early as Dale Steyn had him caught by Cameron Whiteoff a leading edge. Shaun Marsh got KXIP rolling with two boundaries off Steyn in the third over. Adam Gilchrist then slammed two boundaries off Ishant Sharma as KXIP made 41 from the Power-Play. Gilchrist was given a chance as Parthiv Patel missed a stumping opportunity off Vihari in the seventh over.
Darren Sammy, introduced into the attack in the eighth over, struck with two wickets in two balls as he had Marsh (18) caught in the deep by Thisara Perera before Gilchrist (26) dragged him onto the stumps. Sammy then had David Miller (6) caught by White at cover. At the halfway stage, KXIP were 54 for four, requiring 97 more runs.
Amit Mishra was taken apart for 18 runs in the 14th over as Rajagopal Sathish whacked two sixes and a boundary. Needing 58 from 30 balls, Luke Pomersbach was put down by Karan Sharma off Perera. Sathish (25), who was striking the ball well, was then run out by Perera, triggering a collapse. Piyush Chawla (0) departed soon after off Perera, before Steyn bowled Praveen Kumar (1). Harmeet Singh (3) and Parvinder Awana (0) fell in the final over as KXIP finished 30 runs short.
Earlier KXIP won the toss and put SRH in. Parthiv Patel was given a chance on 2 when Praveen Kumar couldn’t latch on to a touch opportunity on the line and tipped the ball over the boundary. Harmeet Singh got KXIP their first breakthrough as he caught Shikhar Dhawan (15) off his own bowling. Sandeep Sharma making his IPL debut then had Hanuma Vihari (5) caught at point. The debutant jolted SRH getting two wickets in the eighth over; he first trapped White (10) leg before, before bowling Biplab Samantray (0).
Sammy (0) was given out LBW off Piyush Chawla to leave SRH reeling at 52 for 5 in the ninth over. Patel was lucky again as Gilchrist put him down on 36 off Chawla. Karan Sharma (22) slammed a six and a boundary off Harmeet before falling the next over, top edging a pull off Parvinder Awana. Perera (32*) who was dropped by Mandeep Singh when he had a solitary run against his name, smashed a six off Awana and another off Kumar. Patel (61) joined in with a six off Harmeet before being run out in the 19th over. SRH made 150 for seven.
Man-of-the-Match: Parthiv Patel
Brief Scores:Sunrisers Hyderabad 150 for 7 (Parthiv Patel 61, Sandeep Sharma 3-21) defeated Kings XI Punjab 120 for 9 (Luke Pomersbach 33*, Darren Sammy 4- 22) by 30 runs.
It was the same old story forPune Warriors India at Pune, suffering yet another loss, this time to the Mumbai Indians by five wickets. MI bowlers put up an impressive show to restrict PWI to just 112, before their batsmen saw them home with seven balls remaining.
Yuvraj Singh then struck having Karthik (17) caught by Pandey to leave MI three down in the eighth over. At the halfway stage, MI were 50 for three, still requiring 63 more runs.
Ambati Rayudu and Rohit Sharmasteadied the innings adding 54 runs for fourth wicket. Rayudu launched Yuvraj over the ropes in the 15th over, leaving MI needing 30 off the last five overs. Dinda was hit for consecutive boundaries by Sharma, but the bowler came back well to have Rayudu (26) caught in the deep by Angelo Mathews. MI’s Million-dollar manGlenn Maxwell(13*) then got stuck into Dinda as he hit the bowler for a boundary and six in the 18th over. Richardson dismissed Sharma (37) but Harbhajan Singh (4*) saw MI reach the target with seven deliveries remaining.
Earlier PWI won the toss and elected to bat. Aaron Finch got PWI going with two boundaries off Abu Nechim in the second over. Mitchell Johnson got the initial breakthrough for MI having Finch (10) caught by Smith at short cover. Lasith Malinga then struck trapping Robin Uthappa (11) leg before wicket as PWI made 36 from the Power-Play.
Yuvraj went after Ojha depositing the left-arm spinner over the mid-wicket fence off consecutive deliveries. Manish Pandey (29) was caught in the deep by Rayudu off Malinga in the 13th over. PWI then lost Mathews (2) run out off a direct hit by Tendulkar. Yuvraj (33) was given out LBW off Harbhajan a couple balls later to leave PWI five down in the 14th over. PWI struggled to find the boundary and Richardson (8) perished trying to clear Johnson over the fence. PWI lost Abhishek Nayar (11) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2) in the final over as they eventually made 112 for eight.
Man-of-the-Match: Mitchell Johnson
Brief Scores: Pune Warriors India 112 for 8 (Yuvraj Singh 33, Mitchell Johnson 2-8) lost to Mumbai Indians 116 for 5 (Rohit Sharma 37, Ashoke Dinda 2-35) by 5 wickets.