Kings XI Punjab suffered a 48-run defeat against Mumbai Indians in a crucial match of IPL 13. The Indians scored 191 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in the first play. In reply, Kings XI Punjab managed only 142 runs. In this manner, Kings XI Punjab suffered a 48-run defeat against Mumbai Indians.
Captain Rohit Sharma scored the most runs for Mumbai Indians, he scored 70 runs. During this time, he faced 45 balls. No bowling bowler of Kings XI Punjab could bowl well. That is why Mumbai Indians got a chance to score such a big score. In the end, Mumbai Indians were able to score 191 runs due to the good batting of Hardik Pandya and Kiron Pollard.
Great batting by Mumbai Indians
The Mumbai Indian lost his first wicket early in the form of Quinton de Cock Zero. But after that, Rohit Sharma faced 45 balls during his innings for the innings of 70 runs. And hit 8 fours and three sixes.
Pollard also played a brilliant innings for Mumbai Indians. He scored 47 runs in just 20 balls. During this, he hit 4 sixes and 3 fours.
In the final overs, Mumbai Indians managed to score 191 runs thanks to a quick innings played by Hardik Pandya. Hardik Pandya smashed 30 off 11 balls.
No bowler bowled well for Kings XI Punjab. Sheldon Cottrell Mohammed Shami and Krishnappa Gautam took one wicket each. The most expensive bowler for Kings XI Punjab was James Neesham, who scored 53 runs in 4 overs.
No batsman of Kings XI Punjab could walk
Kings XI Punjab started well after chasing a mammoth target of 191 runs. Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul gave the team a quick start in the first 3 overs. But after this Jaspreet Bumrah bowled Mayank Agarwal. In the next Sehore, Karun Nair was also out for a zero run. He was dismissed by Kunal Pandya.
Nicholas Purna scored the highest 44 runs for Kings XI Punjab. He faced 27 balls and hit three fours and two sixes.
Apart from this, none of the Kings XI Punjab batsmen could play a big innings, apart from this, Mayank Agarwal scored 25 runs for Kings XI Punjab. He faced 18 balls and hit 3 fours Mayank Agarwal was the second highest scorer for Kings XI Punjab. In such a situation, you can guess how bad the batting of Kings XI Punjab was.
The bowlers of Mumbai Indians bowled brilliantly. Jasprit Bumrah James Pattinson Rahul Chahar took two wickets each. Apart from this, Kunal Pandya got one wicket.
Fielding of Kings XI Punjab was also very poor. And he gave up three catches in the field. The catches of Rohit Sharma and Ishaan Kishan also left the Kings XI Punjab fielder. However, in the last match, Nicholas Purna had a great fielding.
Chennai Super Kings will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in today’s match of IPL.