Rohit Sharma’s maiden fifty in IPL 2017 went in vain as Rising Pune Supergiant beat Mumbai Indians by 3 runs in their Indian Premier League match. Rohit Sharma slammed a 39-ball-58 but Ben Stokes and Jaydev Unadkat took two wickets each to clinch the match for RPS. Earlier, MI produced a brilliant bowling performance to restrict RPS to 160/6. Jasprit Bumrah and Karn Sharma took two wickets each while Mitchell Johnson and Harbhajan Singh contributed with one each. Rahul Tripathi was the top scorer for RPS with a 31-ball-45 and he was given good support by fellow opener Ajinkya Rahane. Get highlights of Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017 here.(SCORECARD | LIVE STREAMING INFO)
23:49 hrs IST: Ben Stokes is the man of the match for his all-round performance.
23:46 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have faced defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant on two occasions this season.
23:42 hrs IST: After the match, Rohit Sharma said, “We have been playing good cricket, and I wouldn’t be too harsh about this. We lost wickets in the middle, and that was the mistake on the part of us. Overall, it was a great game. The pitch was a little dry and was assisting the spinners. Our spinners did the job pretty well, you need to understand the pace you have to bowl at the Wankhede.”
23:38 hrs IST: This was the first loss for Mumbai Indians while chasing in this year’s competition.
23:35 hrs: That’s it! Rising Pune Supergiant have defeated Mumbai Indians by 3 wins.
23:31 hrs IST: OUT! Rohit Sharma (58*) miscues the shot and is caught brilliantly by Unadkat! MI 150/7
23:29 hrs IST: SIX! Huge six from Rohit Sharma. MI need 11 from 4 balls
23:27 hrs IST: OUT! Huge wicket to start the last over. Hardik Pandya is caught in the deep for 13. MI 144/6
23:25 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians need 17 runs to win from the last over. MI 144/5
23:22 hrs IST: This match is going down to the wire. MI need 20 runs to win from 9 balls.
23:19 hrs IST: Consecutive fours for Hardik Pandya. Mumbai Indians need 24 to win from 2 overs. MI 137/5
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23:14 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians need 35 runs to win from 18 balls. MI 127/5
23:13 hrs IST: Close stumping call but Hardik Pandya is safe. MI 126/5
23:10 hrs IST: Kieron Pollard goes for the maximum, but Steve Smith pulls off a good catch in the deep to keep RPS in the game. MI 122/5
23:06 hrs IST: This match is going down to the wire. Mumbai Indians need 39 to win from 24 balls
23:04 hrs IST: SIX! Rohit Sharma (46*) gets another huge six! MI 120/4
23:02 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians need 48 runs to win from 30 balls. MI 113/4
22:59 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma (39*) gets another boundary. Can he clinch the game for Mumbai Indians? MI 112/4
22:55 hrs IST: A huge six from Rohit Sharma and MI now need 57 runs more to win. MI 104/4
22:52 hrs IST: Kieron Pollard comes to the crease and straight away, he gets a boundary. MI 92/4
22:49 hrs IST: Fourth wicket for Rising Pune Supergiant as Karn Sharma is castled by Ben Stokes! MI 86/4
22:47 hrs IST: A horrible run of play for RPS as they missed an easy catch and then were hit for a huge six! MI 83/3
22:45 hrs IST: A wild swing by Karn Sharma and the ball rushes to the boundary. MI 76/3
22:42 hrs IST: Strange move by MI as they have sent Karn Sharma before their big hitters. MI 71/3
22:37 hrs IST: Imran Tahir is the new bowler and he is welcomed with a boundary. MI 64/3
22:36 hrs IST: The fight back is on from RPS as Washington Sundar claims his first IPL wicket. MI 60/3
22:34 hrs IST: Big wicket for Washington Sundar as he castles Parthiv Patel for 33, MI 60/3
22:31 hrs IST: A good shot by Rohit Sharma and he gets his first boundary of the match. MI 56/2
22:30 hrs IST: Rana went for a lofted shot but completely miscued it to give an easy catch to Unadkat at third-man. MI 51/2
22:28 hrs IST: OUT! Nitish Rana is dismissed by Dan Christian for 3. MI 51/2
22:25 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have been the run chase specialists of this season and this can become their sixth successful run chase of 2017. MI 47/1
22:21 hrs IST: 6 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 44 for the loss of one wicket.
22:18 hrs IST: The ‘Parthiv Patel show’ continues as he gets another boundary. MI 41/1
22:16 hrs IST: The in-form Nitish Rana is the new batsman for Mumbai Indians. MI 36/1
22:13 hrs IST: OUT! First wicket for Rising Pune Supergiant as Jos Buttler is caught in the deep for 17! MI 35/1
22:10 hrs IST: Jos Buttler (15*) is looking quite comfortable out in the middle and he has the potential to clinch this game single handedly for his team. MI 34/0
22:07 hrs IST: It has been a great start for Mumbai Indians! MI 27/0
22:05 hrs IST: Consecutive boundaries for Parthiv Patel. What a start for Mumbai Indians! MI 25/0
22:03 hrs IST: Another boundary for Mumbai Indians. MI 12/0 after 2 overs.
22:01 hrs IST: First boundary of the match for Jos Buttler as he slashes the ball through third-man. RPS 8/0
21:59 hrs IST: Shardul Thakur is the new bowler for Rising Pune Supergiant. RPS 3/0
21:56 hrs IST: A tight over by the off-spinner. RPS 3/0 after the first over
21:53 hrs IST: Bold move by Steve Smith as youngster Washington Sundar will bowl the first over.
21:49 hrs IST: Jos Buttler and Parthiv Patel are going to open the batting for Mumbai Indians.
21:39 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant reach 160/6 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians.
21:36 hrs IST: OUT! Bumrah gets another wicket as Manoj Tiwary departs for 22. RPS 158/6
21:35 hrs IST: Another boundary for Tiwary! RPS 158/5
21:34 hrs IST: A good start to the final over for RPS as Manoj Tiwary gets a boundary. RPS 154/5
21:32 hrs IST: 19 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 150 for the loss of 5 wickets.
21:29 hrs IST: Daniel Christian is the new batsman for Rising Pune Supergiant. RPS 143/5
21:25 hrs IST: Nothing is going right for RPS as they were looking promising at the beginning but completely lost the plot after that. RPS 141/5
21:21 hrs IST: OUT! It’s MS Dhoni this time as he is clean bowled by Jasprit Bumrah!
21:17 hrs IST: OUT! Mitchell Johnson strikes as Ben Stokes is castled for 17. RPS 126/4
21:14 hrs IST: Ben Stokes is not looking comfortable out in the middle. RPS 125/3
21:11 hrs IST: The run rate has gone down drastically for Rising Pune Supergiant after losing both their openers. RPS 125/3
21:09 hrs IST: A miscue from Ben Stokes but luckily for him, the ball lands beyond the reach of any fielder. RPS 116/3
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21:05 hrs IST: Mitchell Johnson drifts the ball down the leg side and Ben Stokes easily guided it to the boundary. RPS 110/3
21:02 hrs IST: Ben Stokes is the new batsman for Rising Pune Supergiant. RPS 104/3
20:58 hrs IST: OUT! Harbhajan Singh strikes as he castles Steve Smith for 17!
20:54 hrs IST: MISS! An easy chance for Harbhajan Singh at long leg, but he makes a mess of the chance! RPS 96/2
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20:50 hrs IST: OUT! Tripathi goes for a big shot but is caught in the deep for 45. RPS 93/2
20:48 hrs IST: Solid start by Steve Smith as he gets his first boundary of the game. RPS 93/1
20:44 hrs IST: Ajinkya Rahane went for the cut shot, but the ball took a leading edge and it was a simple chance for Karn Sharma. RPS 76/1
20:42 hrs IST: OUT! Mumbai Indians get the breakthrough as Karn Sharma dismisses Ajinkya Rahane for 38.
20:40 hrs IST: Harbhajan Singh is the new bowler for Mumbai Indians. RPS 74/0 after 9 overs.
20:38 hrs IST: Rahane and Tripathi are close to Pune’s highest opening stand in the IPL. Du Plessis and Rahane added 78 against Mumbai last season. RPS 69/0
20:36 hrs IST: Absolute carnage by Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi as they slam the third boundary of this over. RPS 68/0
20:35 hrs IST: A thick edge from Ajinkya Rahane (29*) earns him another boundary. RPS 64/0
20:32 hrs IST: 7 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 55 for no loss.
20:30 hrs IST: That’s the 50-run partnership for Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane. RPS 51/0
20:26 hrs IST: Rahane (26*) and Tripathi (20*) look to be in good touch and this partnership has been brilliant for RPS till now. RPS 48/0
20:24 hrs IST: It’s huge from Tripathi as he slams Karn Sharma for a humongous six! RPS 43/0
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20:22 hrs IST: There is no shortage of boundaries for Rahane as he moves on to 22*. RPS 37/0
20:20 hrs IST: Solid start by the RPS openers as they have looked quite comfortable against the Mumbai Indians bowlers. RPS 32/0
20:17 hrs IST: Karn Sharma is introduced in the attack but he concedes a boundary on his very first ball. RPS 30/0
20:15 hrs IST: 3 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 25 for no loss.
20:13 hrs IST: Another boundary for Rahane as runs keep flowing for RPS. RPS 23/0
20:10 hrs IST: Pure elegance by Rahane as he drives the ball down the ground for another boundary. RPS 18/0
20:07 hrs IST: Tripathi joins the party as he slashes McClenagan for a boundary through the point area. RPS 13/0
20:05 hrs IST: SIX! A good end to the over as Ajinkya Rahane slams Johnson for a huge six! RPS 9/0
20:02 hrs IST: Cautious start by the RPS batmsen as the Wankhede pitch seems to be quite pacey. RPS 2/0
20:01 hrs IST: The match is underway!
20:00 hrs IST: Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane to open the innings for Rising Pune Supergiant while Mitchell Johnson will bowl the first over for Mumbai Indians.
19:59 hrs IST: The players are out in the middle! Time for the match!
19:56 hrs IST: We are moments away from the start of the match. You can follow the live updates and live cricket score from the Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant encounter here.
19:51 hrs IST: MS Dhoni had to face a lot of criticism at the start of the tournament but his knock in the last game has straightened his position a bit. Can he continue his run of form?
19:48 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have completed a record five consecutive run-chases in this year’s IPL and that can be a huge factor going into this match.
19:42 hrs IST: Now let’s check out the team for Rising Pune Supergiant - Rahane, Tripathi, Smith (c), Dhoni, Stokes, Tiwary, Christian, Sundar, Thakur, Unadkat, Tahir
19:39 hrs IST: A look at the Mumbai Indians XI - Parthiv, Buttler, Rana, Rohit (c), Pollard, Karn, Hardik, Bhajji, McClenaghan, Johnson, Bumrah
19:38 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have a 2-1 advantage on Rising Pune Supergiant when it comes to the head-to-head record.
19:36 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant have gone with an unchanged squad for this game.
19:33 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya will be missing the match due to injury and he will be replaced by leg-spinner Karn Sharma.
19:30 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma has won the toss and Mumbai Indians will be fielding first.
19:26 hrs IST: There is another person who is celebrating her birthday today and she is none other than Johnty Rhodes’ daughter - India Jeanne Rhodes. She turned 2 today and even PM Narendra Modi wished her on this special day.
19:23 hrs IST: These two teams faced each other in the first game of this year’s IPL where Rising Pune Supergiant were victorious thanks to a brilliant spell of bowling by Imran Tahir.
19:20 hrs IST:
19:17 hrs IST: It’s a special day for Indian cricket as master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is celebrating his 44th birthday today! Here’s a look at his five unbelievable records!
19:13 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians are currently leading the table with 12 points while Rising Pune Supergiant are fifth with 6 points from 6 matches.
19:10 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to yet another game of the Indian Premier League. In today’s encounter, Rising Pune Supergiant take on ‘local rivals’ Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians will want to extend their winning run to seven consecutive games when they lock horns with Rising Pune Supergiant. (FIVE KEY BATTLES)
Besides being the only team to beat the league leaders in the IPL this season, a lot will be at stake for Rising Pune Supergiant who had a poor start to their campaign, before picking up two consecutive victories against last year’s finalists Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous games.