Indian Premier League 2020, Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, MI Dominate KXIP as bowlers
Rohit Sharma’s innings of 70 off 45 balls took him beyond the 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Kieron Pollard (47 runs out of 20) and Hardik Pandya (30 runs off 11) helped Mumbai Indians win. Helped. He defeated Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. For Mumbai, 104 runs were scored in the last six overs, which were bowled by KXIP captain KL Rahul. These included 20 runs of 25 runs.Th In the over bowled by Krishnappa Gautam – he was taken by four sixes, three by Pollard and one by Pandya. In this over, Mohammed Shami hit four boundaries and Jimmy Neesham gave away 57 runs in his four overs, including 40 in his last two.
As a result, Mumbai posted above 191/4 and restricted Kings XI to 143/8 with their all-round bowling attack.
His top two scorers KL Rahul (17 of 19) and Mayank Agarwal (25 of 18) did not fire in a single day, Kings XI exposed their middle order to Mumbai’s top quality attack and they did brilliantly Broke apart.
Karun Nair (0), Glenn Maxwell (11), James Neesham (7) and Sarfaraz Khan (7) all failed and even though Nicholas Pooran was dismissed for 44 at the age of 27, he got James on a score of 14. Milson dismissed.Th To mark the beginning of the end for Kings XI.
Since Puran’s wicket, KXIP lost 5 wickets for 42 runs as Mumbai stunned their opponents at the stage they accelerated in their innings.
At the end of 16 overs, Mumbai were at 124/3 when Rohit was dismissed. However, Neesham and Gautham showed leakage of runs due to lack of experience of Kings XI.
KXIP leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi was also wicket-less as Gautham’s playing moves keeping the left-handed batsmen in the Mumbai line-up did not pay dividends.
Sheldon Cottrell was one of the bowlers for the KXP, conceding 1/20 runs in four overs. Shami and Gautam got one wicket each.
For Mumbai, Pattinson, Jasprit Bumrah and Rahul Chahar got two wickets each while Krunal Pandya and Trent Boult got one wicket each.
With this win, Mumbai topped the points table with four points from four matches, while Kings XI finished sixth with two points.