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KXIP vs MI, IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma's 'Men in Blue' beats R Ashwin's kings by 6 wickets; read the complete scoreboard here

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 May 2018, 14:24 IST

KXIP vs MI, IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma's 'Men in Blue' beats R Ashwin's kings by 6 wickets; read the complete scoreboard here

The 34th match between Ravichandran Ashwin's Kings XI Punjab and Ro-Hit Sharma's Mumbai Indian wow seriously a 'wow' match. The teams clashed for the very first time in the IPL this season. Mumbai Indians are one of the worst performers this IPL. Being the defending champions and studded with all the crucial players have finally taken the ball in their court by winning this much-needed match after defeating Punjab by 6 wickets.

The Kings XI Punjab after losing the toss came to bat first. KXIP's Lokesh Rahul and star batsman Chris Gayle came to open for the team. Unfortunately, Gayle was made to walk out just after chasing his half-century. Other than Gayle no batsmen including Yuvraj Singh stood for long. Where Yuvraj scored just 14 runs, Karun Nair, 23m Marcus Stonis scored 29 unbeaten. Mumbai Indians bowlers were faster and Fielders were quicker, in giving no rooms to Punjab's batsmen to hit.

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Speaking about, Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar played his fantastic 57 in 42 and on a sad note was catch-out by, Rahul. MI's Krunal Pandya score 31 and skipper Sharma 24 unbeaten. Punjab's Mujeeb Ur Rahman took 2 wickets for Punjab. Well both the team played a neck-to-neck fight and in this war, bowlers gave their best. MI won the match by 6 wickets.

Here's complete score board of KXIP vs MI:

Kings XI Punjab Innings (Run Rate: 8.70)
Batsmen   Runs Balls SR 4s 6s
Extras (nb 0, w 5, b 0, lb 5, pen 0) 10        
Total (6 wickets; 20 overs) 174        
Bowler O R W Econ Dots
Mumbai Indians Innings (Run Rate: 9.26)
Batsmen   Runs Balls SR 4s 6s
Extras (nb 0, w 2, b 0, lb 4, pen 0) 6        
Total (4 wickets; 19 overs) 176        
Bowler O R W Econ Dots
First published: 5 May 2018, 9:32 IST
 
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