MI vs KXIP Latest News: It is important for Kings XI Punjab to win every match to stay in the playoffs. Therefore, KXIP players appeared on the field with the determination to win. Arshdeep Singh and Mohammad Shami pushed MI early on the backfoot. However, after Quinton de Kock’s half-century, Kieron Pollard and Nathan Coulter-Nair gave a finishing touch to the Mumbai Indians. Kings XI Punjab also continued to suffer. But, captain Lokesh Rahul tried to fight till the end. Jaspreet Bumrah blew his triphala and turned the match around. The match then went to Super Over.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat first. In the third over, Rohit Sharma (9) was sent back by KXIP. Arshdeep Singh blew Hitman’s triphala. After that, Mohammad Shami dismissed Suryakumar Yadav in the next over without letting the pumpkin explode. Arshadip caught Ishaan Kishan (7) in the 6th over. Quinton D’Cock is fighting on one side. Quinton and Krinal Pandya shared a half-century partnership for the fourth wicket. Ravi Bishnoi broke the 58-run partnership between the two. Krinal returned for 34 runs.
Hardik Pandya, who came on the field, hit a six off the first ball. Quinton D’Cock completed his half-century off 39 balls while playing consistently. But, Chris Jordan stopped Quinton in the storm by pushing MI. Quinton made 53 off 43 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes. Kieron Pollard scored in the final over. In one over by Arshdeep Singh, Pollard and Nathan Coulter Nair hit 22 runs with two sixes and two fours. The duo put on an unbeaten 57-run stand. Pollard hit an unbeaten 34 off 12 balls with one four and four sixes while Coulter-Nile hit 24 off 12 balls. Mumbai Indians scored 176 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
In reply, Punjab got the first blow in the fourth over in the form of Mayank Agarwal. Jaspreet Bumrah blew his triphala. Chris Gayle and Lokesh Rahul then put on a 42-run stand. Gayle looked in good form, but he was caught in the spin trap of Rahul’s face. Gayle was dismissed for 24 runs (1 four and 2 sixes). Nicholas Puran also played quickly, but Rohit called Bumrah to clear the hurdle and the innings was successful. Puran returned with 24 runs off 12 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes. Lokesh Rahul completed his half century in 35 balls. Glenn Maxwell’s (0) failure continued in this match. Rahul Chahar dismissed him.
Lokesh Rahul became the first person to score 500 runs in IPL 2020. Besides, he has scored the most 5 half centuries and one century so far this season. Location equaled Chris Gayle’s (2011-13) record by scoring 500+ runs for the third consecutive season. David Warner had scored 500+ runs four times in a row from 2014 to 2017. Jaspreet Bumrah turned the match around in the 18th over. He blew up Lokesh Rahul, the last hope of Punjab. Location scored 77 off 51 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes.
Deepak Hooda’s release would have cost Mumbai Indians dearly. In the last over, Punjab needed 9 runs to win, but Hooda was caught on the first ball by Trent Bolt. But, Punjab had to settle for 1 run. Bolt held Punjab to 176 for five in the Super Over. Chris Jordan was run out for the second ball when he needed two runs off the last ball.
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