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IPL 2020: KXIP vs MI, Mumbai beat Punjab by 48 runs.

IPL 2020

KXIP vs MI: The 13th IPL match was played between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians. Mumbai have trampled Punjab by 48 runs in the match.

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Mumbai Indians have beaten Kings XI Punjab by a big gap of 48 runs in the 13th Match of the Indian Premier League 2020. Chasing a target of 192 runs from Mumbai, Kings XI could only score 148-8 in 20 overs.

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Mumbai bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar and James Pattinson picked up 2 wickets each in a lethal bowling attack. Nicholas Pooran scored the highest 44 runs from Punjab. Earlier, Kings XI Punjab won the toss and decided to bowl first. In addition, Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma scored 70 and Kieron Pollard scored an unbeaten 47.

Mumbai Indians’ lethal batsman Kieron Pollard was given the man of the match for his 20-ball 20-ball innings of an unbeaten 47 with the help of 3 fours and 4 sixes.

Mumbai beats KXIP:

Mumbai Indians have won their second win in the IPL, beating Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs. Kings XI Punjab suffered their second consecutive defeat in IPL 13.

Maxwell’s failed performance:

Kings XI Punjab’s Glam Maxwell did not show anything very much in the match and scored 11 off 18 balls.

Punjab’s fourth wicket dropped:

Good batting done by Punjab left-hander Nicholas Pooran who scored 44 but became the victim of Mumbai’s brilliant pacer James Pattinson.

Kings XI suffered a big blow:

Kings XI Punjab suffered a major setback as captain KL Rahul made only 17 runs for the team. Rahul was clean bowled by Mumbai spinner Rahul Chahar.

Punjab faltering after a good start:

Kings XI Punjab faltered after a good start. The team scored 41-2 runs in six overs during the powerplay.

Mayank Agarwal out:

Punjab’s in-form batsman Mayank Agarwal was batting in good rhythm, but in the 5th over of the innings, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah clean bowled the batsman. Mayank secured 25 runs for the team.

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Mumbai targets Punjab by 192 runs:

Mumbai Indians have set a big target of 192 runs in 20 overs for Kings XI Punjab in the first innings. Mumbai’s exact score was 191-4 in 20 overs with Rohit Sharma’s 70 and Kieron Pollard’s unbeaten 47.

Rohit Sharma’s brilliant innings ends:

Rohit Sharma played a brilliant game with 8 fours and 3 sixes off 45 balls to put up an excellent innings of 70 runs. The hitman was bowled by Shami thanks to fine catch from Maxwell and Neesham.

Rohit overshadowed Punjab:

With a fifty, hitman Rohit Sharma scored a total of 22 runs with 2 fours and 2 sixes, targeting Punjab’s bowler Neesham in the 16th over of the innings.

Rohit Sharma completes half-century:

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, playing responsibly, completed the 38th fifty of his IPL career against Kings XI in 40 balls.

Ishan Kishan’s wicket dropped:

Mumbai Indians batsman Ishan Kishan could not take much advantage of his vivification. The batsman was caught by Krishnappa Gautam who bowled the cricketer by making just 28 runs for the team.

 

Also read: Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul retains the Orange cap, Shami to take purple cap from Kagiso Rabada.