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IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, highlights: KXIP pip MI by 7 runs in Wankhede thriller

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) kept alive their hopes of making the IPL 2017 playoffs alive with a seven-run win over Mumbai Indians in a must-win match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. MI made a total of 223/6 in response to KXIP’s 230/3. Catch highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab here

ipl 2017 Updated: May 12, 2017 00:18 IST
Bhargab Sarmah
Mohit Sharma held his nerve in the final over to hand Kings XI Punjab a seven-run win in the IPL 2017 match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab here.
Mohit Sharma held his nerve in the final over to hand Kings XI Punjab a seven-run win in the IPL 2017 match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab here.(BCCI)

Mumbai Indians (MI) fell seven runs short of Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) mammoth total of 230/3 in their IPL 2017 match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai as the latter kept their hopes of making the playoffs alive. MI ended with a total of 223/6 in their 20 overs, with Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard both scoring fifties. Earlier, Wriddhiman Saha’s unbeaten 93 had propelled KXIP to 230/3. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab here. (SCORECARD | LIVE STREAMING INFO)

Wriddhiman Saha, Man of the Match: We built up good momentum. When we batted initially, our target was to get 220. We thought it was a par score. I’m ready to bat wherever the team needs me.

Glenn Maxwell, Kings XI Punjab captain: We played fearless cricket. We still have some work to do, would be nice to sneak in through the back door.

Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians captain: Disappointing, but we put up a great fight. I thought it was evenly balanced when Pollard and Hardik were batting, but once Hardik got out, it was tough for one batsman to bring out the big shots.

23:56 hrs IST: Mohit Sharma holds his nerve to hand KXIP a seven-run win in the final over. The Glenn Maxwell-led side keeps alive its hopes of making the playoffs.

23:49 hrs IST: Sixteen runs needed from the last over, Pollard is on strike. Can MI get past the finishing line?

23:41 hrs IST: OUT! Karn Sharma falls for 19 (b Mohit). MI 207/6 in 17.5 overs. However, he departs only after adding 14 runs with his lifeline.

23:35 hrs IST: No respite for the KXIP bowlers in Mumbai. MI are 192/5 in 17 overs. They need 39 from 18 balls, and with Pollard at the crease, it’s fair to say that they are very much still in the game.

23:31 hrs IST: OUT! Hardik departs for 30 (c Saha b Sandeep). MI 176/5 in 16.1 overs.

23:28 hrs IST: Four sixes off Matt Henry’s over, and MI are back in it. They need 56 from four overs.

23:21 hrs IST: Pandya finishes off Axar’s over with a six. MI are 148/4 after 15 overs (Pollard 12*, Pamdya 17*).

23:16 hrs IST: Tewatia concedes two sixes in his second over. MI 137/4 in 14 overs (Pollard 10*, Pandya 8*).

23:12 hrs IST: OUT! Now Nitish Rana falls for 12. MI have a mountain to climb now.

23:07 hrs IST: OUT! Rohit Sharma departs for 5 (c Guptill b Tewatia). MI 119/3 in 11.4 overs.

23:02 hrs IST: MI have slowed down after the two dismissals. They are 117/2 after 11 overs (Nitish 11*, Rohit 4*).

22:56 hrs IST: OUT! Big wicket for KXIP and skipper Maxwell with the dismissal as Guptill takes a superb catch near the boundary line to send Simmons back to the pavillion for 59.

22:50 hrs IST: MI are 104/1 after 9 overs. This game is heading towards an exciting finish.

22:47 hrs IST: OUT! Parthiv Patel falls for 38 (c Vohra b Mohit). MI 99/1 in 8.4 overs.

22:44 hrs IST: Simmons has complete his fifty and MI are looking solid with a score of 87/0 in 8 overs.

22:37 hrs IST: Lendl Simmons has completed 5000 runs in T20 cricket.

22:35 hrs IST: Simmons dispatches Mohit Sharma for two sixes from his over. MI are 68/0 in 6 overs (Simmons 44*, Patel 21*).

22:28 hrs IST: Ishant goes for 15 runs in his second over. MI are past the 50-run mark. They are 52/0 in 5 overs (Simmons 29*, Parthiv 20*).

22:23 hrs IST: A steady start from MI to their innings. They are 37/0 in 4 overs (Simmons 20*, Patel 15*).

22:13 hrs IST: 13 runs off Henry’s over. MI are 23/0 after two overs (Parthiv 14*, Simmons 8*).

22:09 hrs IST: Matt Henry comes into the attack.

22:08 hrs IST: Good start from Simmons and Parthiv. MI are 10/0 after first over.

22:05 hrs IST: Simmons to take strike. Sandeep to start the proceedings for visitors.

22:04 hrs IST: Welcome back!

21:50 hrs IST: Axar Patel finishes off KXIP’s innings with a six. The visitors post 230/3 from their 20 overs. Wriddhiman Saha remains unbeaten on 93.

21:43 hrs IST: Good lien and length by McClenaghan in the penultimate over of the innings. KXIP are 214/3 (Saha 85*, Axar 12*).

21:38 hrs IST: With two overs to go, KXIP are 206/3. MI may have a mountain to climb tonight.

21:31 hrs IST: 8 runs from Bumrah’s over. KXIP are 198/3 with three overs to go (Saha 79*, Axar 3*).

21:27 hrs IST: KXIP are 190/3 after 16 overs. MI will need to be extremely tight in the last few overs or they will have a mountain to climb in their chase.

21:23 hrs IST: OUT! Shaun Marsh falls for 25 (c Parthiv b McClenaghan). KXIP 183/3 in 15.2 overs.

21:19 hrs IST: Saha continues to go strong at Wankhede. He adds a six from Malinga’s over as KXIP reach 173/2 in 15 overs (Saha 67*, Marsha 17*).

21:11 hrs IST: This is looking extremely good for KXIP. They are 161/2 in 14 overs.

21:08 hrs IST: Six runs off Karn Sharma’s over. KXIP are 147/2 in 13 overs (Saha 53*, Marsh 6*).

21:03 hrs IST: Saha completes his fifty with a big six/. KXIP are 141/2 in 12 overs (Saha 51*, Marsh 2*).

21:00 hrs IST: OUT! Maxwell falls after a quickfire 47! His wickets are cleaned by a dangerous Bumrah delivery. KXIP are 131/2 in 11 overs.

20:55 hrs IST: Good over by Malinga. Just five runs off it. KXIP 126/1 in 10 overs (Saha 43*, Maxwell 43*).

20:48 hrs IST: Maxwell adds three more sixes from Harbhajan’s over. KXIP are 121/1 after 9 overs (Maxwell 41*, Saha 41*).

20:44 hrs IST: Two sixes by Glenn Maxwell from Karn Sharma’s over. MI bowlers are feeling the heat here. KXIP are 100/1 after 8 overs (Saha 40*, Maxwell 21*).

20:35 hrs IST: Saha is showing tremendous composure with the bat so far. KXIP are 85/1 after just 7 overs (Saha 40*, Maxwell 6*).

20:28 hrs IST: OUT! Guptill is caught by Hardik, who sprints from mid-on to take a superb catch. Karn Sharma with the breakthrough for MI. KXIP 68/1 in 5.3 overs.

20:26 hrs IST: Saha and Guptill seem to be loving the Wankhede pitch. They are 60/0 after five overs. This has been some start!

20:20 hrs IST: Lasith Malinga goes for 19 runs in his first over. KXIP are 51/0 after 4 overs (Guptill 22*, Saha 26*)

20:14 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah is introduced into the attack by MI, and he does well in his first over. Just three runs off it. KXIP are 32/0 in 3 overs (Guptill 13*, Saha 18*).

20:09 hrs IST: Another solid over for KXIP as Mitchell McClenaghan goes for 16 runs in his opening over. KXIP are 29/0 in two overs (Guptill 11*, Saha 17*).

20:04 hrs IST: Guptill edges one to the first slip, but it’s too high for Harbhajan, who can only get his fingertips on the ball. KXIP are 133/0 after 1 over (Guptill 9*, Saha 4*).

20:00 hrs IST: Hardik Pandya opens the bowling attack for, with Martin Guptill and Wriddhiman Saha opening the batting for for KXIP. Guptill hits the first ball over cover point into the boundary.

19:45 hrs IST: KXIP have made one change to their line-up, with Ishant Sharma replacing Swapnil Singh. MI, on the other hand, remain unchanged.

Mumbai Indians:Parthiv, Simmons, Rana, Rohit (c), H Pandya, Pollard, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan, McClenaghan, Bumrah, Malinga.

Kings XI Punjab: Vohra, Guptill, Marsh, Maxwell (c), Saha, Axar, Tewatia, Matt Henry, Ishant, Sandeep, Mohit.

19:30 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bowl first against Kings XI Punjab.

19:28 hrs IST: KXIP batsman Manan Vohra, meanwhile, needs 43 runs to become Kings XI Punjab’s sixth batsman and 57th batsman overall to complete 1000 runs in IPL. He has scored 957 runs at an average of 24.53 and a strike rate of 132.73 with three fifties in 41 innings of 44 matches.

19:25 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma needs 46 runs to become the first batsman from Mumbai Indians to complete 3000 runs in IPL. Can he reach the landmark today? The Mumbai Indians’ skipper has scored 2954 runs at an average of 34.34 and a strike rate of 131.40 with one hundred and 24 fifties in 109 innings of as many matches since 2011.

19:20 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2017 match.

For MI, who are on 18 points from 12 games, the aim is to maintain their top position going into the play-offs. (STANDINGS)

For KXIP, a loss against Mumbai Indians will mean that KKR (16 points from 13 games), RPS (16 from 12 games) and defending champions SRH (15 points from 13 games) will reach the playoffs even before playing their respective last league games.

A loss tonight will mean Kings XI Punjab at best can get to 14 points which won’t benefit them.