Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 7 wickets
The way Kings XI Punjab have played this season, no total has looked beyond their reach and no opposition has found a way to contain them. As Punjab take on Mumbai Indians on their home turf, read this section for the live updates of the league match.chandigarh Updated: May 21, 2014 23:24 IST
Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 7 wickets.
Simmons scores the first century of IPL 7.
Mumbai Indians 148/3 in 17.3 overs
Mumbai Indians 111/21 in 11.5 overs: Dhawan bowls a slower ball outside off stump and Rayudu hits it straight to Sehwag.
Mumbai Indians 68/1 in 7 overs: Patel bowls out Hussey.
Simmons scores fifty, Mumbai Indians on top
Mumbai Indians 53/0 in 5 overs: (Simmons 43*, Hussey 3*)
Mumbai start their chase with Simmons and Hussey.
Kings XI Punjab 156/8 in 20 overs
Kings XI Punjab 154/7 in 19.3 overs: Bumrah balls to Baileyand he sweeps it into Rayudu's hands at deep midwicket.
Kings XI Punjab 116/6 in 16.1 overs: Praveen Kumar bowls a full toss to Patel and he plays it straight to Rohit Sharma.
Kings XI Punjab 105/5 in 14.4 overs: Rayudu throw from mid-on finds Saha well short of the crease.
Kings XI Punjab 94/4 in 11 overs: Gopal takes a big wicket as Maxwell departs. Maxwell hits straight to the bowler.
Kings XI Punjab 92/3 in 10.4overs: Vohra tries to slog Gopal’s slower delivery and completes misses it. The ball hits the stumps.
Kings XI Punjab 87/2 in 9.2overs: Santokie balls a slower delivery to Marsh and he hits it straight to Pollard at long-on.
Kings XI Punjab 34/1 in 5 overs: (Manan Vohra 16*, Shaun Marsh 0*)
Kings XI Punjab 23/1 in 2.1 overs: Unfortunate dismissal of Virender Sehwag as he pushes the ball straight down the ground and goes for a run. The ball stops after hitting Vohra’s foot and Praveen Kumar takes off the bails.
Kings XI start their innings with Virender Sehwag and Manan Vohra; Praveen Kumar takes the new ball for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field against Kings XI Punjab.
Mumbai off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is ill and makes way for medium-pacer Praveen Kumar. Kings XI have rested David Miller as Australian left-hander Shaun Marsh is set to play his first game of the season.
Kings XI Punjab: George Bailey (c), Virender Sehwag, Shaun Marsh, Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Akshar Patel, Beuran Hendricks, Shivam Sharma, Rishi Dhawan, Sandeep Sharma.
Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Mike Hussey, Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma (captain), Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Praveen Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Krishmar Santokie, Pragyan Ojha, Shreyash Gopal. P
On a roll after notching up nine victories to qualify for the play-off stage, Kings XI Punjab would look to continue their winning momentum when they take on struggling Mumbai Indians in their first IPL 7 match at home ground in Mohali on Wednesday.
Punjab have been riding high on confidence after steamrolling almost every other side they have played against and one more victory in front of their home crowd will put them in a commanding position as IPL 7 heads towards the business end.
On Monday, Punjab defeated Delhi Daredevils, once again displaying their class, which has made them a top team this season. Their earlier best performance was the semi-final stage appearance at the inaugural season in 2008.