Mumbai Indians Champ Jasprit Bumrah took three crucial wickets in T20 IPL against Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday and gave a life to its team for survival in the upcoming matches. His great bowling skills helped the team to win the game.
Put into bat first, Mumbai Indians set off a target of 187 runs and then constrained Kings XI to 183/5 to win their sixth match in 13th games. With this win, Mumbai Indians has secured fourth spot with 12 points in the table.
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Jasprit Bumrah gave 15 runs and took 3 wickets in the game on Wednesday. Opener K L Rahul clinched 94 runs off 60 balls in the match. The release of KL Rahul turned Punjab's condition with another batsman at the crease incapable to make the score. With this lose, Punjab has reached to sixth position with 12 points.
KL Rahul scored his sixth half century in IPL this year on Wednesday but his attempt went ineffective.
In the last overs, Punjab team was requiring 60 runs off 30 balls but Mayank Markande managed to make 18 runs and KL Rahul hit several sixes to give Kings XI a chance to win.
In the 18th over, KL Rahul clinched three fours in Ben Cutting balls to bring the score to 23 runs from 12 balls but later he was thrashed away by Bumrah in the final over.
Prior, West Indian Kieron Pollard hit fiery fifty to save his team Mumbai Indians. In the beginning of game, Mumbai Indians showed their terrific side as the openers took the score of team to 57-1 after five overs. Later, MI lost three wickets involving two off straight balls in the bowling of Andrew Tye.
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Mumbai Indians player Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav clinched 9, 20 and 27 runs respectively.
In the 12 th over of match, Krunal hit two successive sixes and a four in Marcus Stonis balls, whereas Pollard struck two sixes and several fours in the innings.
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