Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab

Chris Gayle is key to Kings XI Punjab success

Okay, they came up short against Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab when he smeared 67 and 51 respectively, but they are now on a three-game winning streak thanks to the England man's 82 in the reverse fixture against Kings XI and back-to-back scores in the nineties against Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. But the joy was short-lived as both Rahul and Finch seemed to have a plan on their mind. They calculated their chase during their 111-run second wicket partnership in 74 deliveries, taking it over by over and though they dealt in singles and the odd boundary.

Gayle has scored 217 runs in 151 balls at an average of 72 against all the bowlers Mumbai now have on their roster.

Most recently, on Monday evening, Punjab received a proper pounding at the hands of Kohali-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in which first, they were all out for 88 runs in 15.1 overs, and then they allowed RCB to attempt to a 10-wicket win. Rahul's dismissal spelt doom for KXIP as the visitors went down by three runs. First, they were asked to bat in favourable chasing conditions. West Indian Kieron Pollard struck a blistering fifty to rescue defending champions Mumbai Indians from a mid-innings slump to a competitive 186 for 8 in the crucial game at the Wankhade stadium here.

Evin Lewis (9 runs) and Suryakumar Yadav (27) got MI to a promising start, but the former departed in the fourth over. Tye cleaned up Lewis.

Andrew Tye bowled the last over of the powerplay and changed the script of the innings. While the left-handed Kishan holed out at mid-on while looking to clear the boundary, Suryakumar's was a soft dismissal. The momentum, though, was firmly with Mumbai by then. The match will be among one of the most important clashes of the tournament which will be played at the iconic Wankhede ground of Mumbai. Play was suspended for a little while as some of the floodlights failed.

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It was a top-edged six which got Mumbai's innings going, and it was the same for Punjab.

WICKET! MI lose another one as Ben Cutting finds Axar Patel at deep mid-wicket. Kings XI have won six out of their twelve games, while Mumbai has managed five wins from their twelve games.

Kieron Pollard top-scored with a 23-ball 50, while Krunal Pandhya contributed with a 23-ball 32.

However, ever since Pollard's dismissal, the hosts lost Ben Cutting and Hardik Pandya in the space of three overs.

Hardik Pandya struggled his way to 9 before edging one off Andrew Tye straight to Ashwin, who took an easy catch at short thirdman.

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