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MI vs KXIP Pepsi IPL 2015 Live Match Scorecard, Results and Highlights at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

08:40 - By Himanshu Suri 0

Mumbai Indian vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2015 - Harbhajan Hits Punjab with Double Strike


Mumbai Indians battle it out against Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai after both the teams in IPL 2015 suffered defeat in their opener matches. Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was won by seven wickets by KKR on Wednesday, while Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs KXIP by 26 runs in the IPL 2015 match on Friday. Catch the live streaming of IPL 2015 MI vs KXIP here.

Both teams have bag full of superstars. If Kings XI Punjab have the lights of Maxwell, Miller, Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Johnson. Mumbai boasts of players like Rohit Sharma. Pollard, Corey Anderson and Malinga.

Although Mumbai has had problems with their batting, their skipper Rohit Sharma is in superb form and struck an unbeaten 98 against KKR in the opener match in IPL 2015. Punjab too, need their stars like Sehwag and Maxwell to stand up against Mumbai. Both teams are eager for a win. At Wankhede, who will draw first blood?

Team Mumbai Indian

Rohit Sharma(c), Aaron Finch, Aditya Tare(wk), Ambati Rayudu, Corey Anderson, Kieron Pollard, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Vinay Kumar, Pawan Suyal, Jagadeesha Suchith

Team Kings XI Punjab

Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Wriddhiman Saha(wk), Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, George Bailey(c), Axar Patel, Mitchell Johnson, Rishi Dhawan, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma

Punjab Starts Good but Mumabi Contain them in the Middle Overs

Kings XI Punjab got to a brilliant start with Sehwag and Vijay both striking the ball brilliantly. Punjab got a dream start but then the lights of Harbhajan Singh, Malinga and other new spinner contained them pretty well. George Bailey tried very hard while providing them a backup in the middle overs but could'nt strike that good in the last couple of overs and finished the innings with 61 Runs of 32 Balls where Kings XI Punjab finished at 177 Runs at the end of 20 overs.

Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians Live Scorecard

Punjab (PUN)

Batsman Status RB4s6s
Murali Vijayc Jagadeesha Suchith b Harbhajan Singh 352960
Virender Sehwagc Kieron Pollard b Harbhajan Singh 361961
Glenn Maxwellc Ambati Rayudu b Jagadeesha Suchith 6410
David Millerc Aditya Tare b Lasith Malinga 242330
George Bailey (C)not out 613243
Rishi Dhawanc Vinay Kumar b Lasith Malinga 6610
Mitchell Johnsonnot out 3700
Extras : 6 (b - 1, w - 3, nb - 0, lb - 1, Penalty - 0)

Total 177  (20.0)

Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Virender Sehwag, 6.4 ov), 2-68 (Glenn Maxwell, 7.4 ov), 3-88 (Murali Vijay, 10.2 ov), 4-134 (David Miller, 15.3 ov), 5-150 (Rishi Dhawan, 17.1 ov)

Bowler OMRWktsWNo
Vinay Kumar4046000
Pawan Suyal3022010
Lasith Malinga4034210
Harbhajan Singh4020200
Jagadeesha Suchith4041110
Kieron Pollard1011000

Mumbai Indians Reply to 177/5 scored by Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab came out positive with Sandeep Sharma and Anirut Singh into the attack and Sandeep Sharma taking Rohit Sharma's wicket on the First Ball of the innings, Mumbai Indians 0/1, with Rohit LBW Sharma.

Mumbai begin on a negative note and didn't pick up in the first 5 overs as Anirut Singh took the second wicket to put MI on the backfoot. Mumbai were 17/2 after the end of 5 overs.

Mumbai Indians: BattingRBS/R
Rohit Sharma (c) lbw b Sandeep Sharma
Aaron Finch b Mitchell Johnson
Aditya Tare (wk) c Murali Vijay b Anureet Singh
Ambati Rayudu c Wriddhiman Saha b Mitchell Johnson
Corey Anderson st Wriddhiman Saha b Axar Patel
Kieron Pollard c David Miller b Axar Patel
Jagadeesha Suchith Not Out
Harbhajan Singh c Sandeep Sharma b Anureet Singh
Vinay Kumar Not Out
Lasith Malinga 
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Pawan Suyal 
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