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IPL 2019, KXIP vs MI in Mohali, Highlights: As It Happened

IPL 2019 Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians highlights: Catch all the action from the match between KXIP and MI here.

By HT Correspondent | Mar 30, 2019 22:35 IST

As it happened: KL Rahul and David Miller put on a 60-run partnership to get the team home in stunning style. KXIP beat MI by 8 wickets to win their second match of the season. Earlier, Quinton de Kock scored a quick-fire half-century and Hardik Pandya played another late cameo to help MI reach 176/7.This after Kings XI Punjab won the toss and opted to bowl first against Mumbai Indians. ((Full Scorecard))

Follow KXIP vs MI highlights below -

19:45 hrs IST

Match recap

Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma got MI to a good start but KXIP bowlers pulled things back spectacularly, especially Murugan Ashwin who finished with 2/25. Chris Gayle then provided KXIP with a flying start but he couldn’t continue for long. KL Rahul scored a half-century, Mayank Agarwal hits a quick-fire 43 and David Miller then hit the winning runs to take the home side over the line.

19:40 hrs IST

Miller hits the winning runs

KL Rahul and David Miller put on a 60-run partnership to get the team home in stunning style. KXIP beat MI by 8 wickets to win their second match of the season. As for MI, it was a very disappointing bowling performance from them and they have now lost two out of three matches this season.

19:34 hrs IST


The 50-run partnership comes up between KL Rahul and David MIller and it has come off 30 deliveries. KXIP now need 6 runs off the last two overs to win their second match of the season.

19:27 hrs IST

Rahul attacks Bumrah

KL Rahul hits Jasprit Bumrah for back to back boundaries as he is winning the game in style for KXIP. 11 runs came from that over from Bumrah as the hosts are within touching distance of a win now.

19:21 hrs IST

Fifty for Rahul

KL Rahul completes his well-deserved half-century and he gets it off 45 deliveries. He hits a boundary to go past the 50-run mark and with that, KXIP have also crossed the 150-run mark. KXIP need 25 off 24 deliveries.

19:15 hrs IST

Another expensive over from Hardik

Hardik Pandya gives away 19 runs from his third over of the innings and in 3 overs, he has given 39 runs. Rahul is moving towards his well deserved half-century as David Miller is also providing him with good support. KXIP need 37 off 30 deliveries.

19:10 hrs IST

Excellent shot from Rahul

Hardik drops the ball short and Rahul back away from the wickets and cuts the ball over backward point. Stunning shot from Rahul as he hits his first six of the innings. So far he has played 39 deliveries and scored 38 including one six and four. He needs to bat till the end if KXIP are to win this match.

19:05 hrs IST

Soft dismissal for Agarwal

After playing such a good hand, Mayank Agarwal gives away an easy catch back to bowler Krunal who takes an easy catch. Agarwal falls for 43 off 21 deliveries as KXIP lose their second wicket in chase. David Millers comes out to join Rahul in the middle.

19:01 hrs IST

Good over under pressure from Pandya

Hardik Pandya manages to keep a check on the scoring of the two KXIP batsmen as he concedes just six runs and boundaries off his over. Agarwal and Rahul have been batting well and the best part so far has been their running between the wicket.

18:55 hrs IST

Agarwal on fire!

Mayank Agarwal continues to deal in boundaries as he hits a huge six off Krunal to take his score into the 30s. With that stunning strike, KXIP have crossed the 100-run mark in the 12th over of the innings and they now need 74 off 48. The 50-run partnership also comes up between the two.

18:49 hrs IST

Another expensive over for MI

KL Rahul may not be able to hit boundaries at will at the moment but his running between the wicket as been on point. While on the other hand, Agarwal is dealing in boundaries as he hits his fourth of the innings already off Krunal Pandya. 11 runs off the over from the MI all-rounder.

18:43 hrs IST

Expensive over from Markande

Mayank Markande concedes 12 runs from his first over as Mayank Agarwal hits him for two boundaries in the over. KL Rahul is batting on 19 off 26 and Mayank has already reached 19 off 8. Agarwal seem to have brought his good from over from the last match.

18:37 hrs IST

Chris Gayle departs for 40

In trying to hit a six too many, Chris Gayle is caught out in the deep my Hardik Pandya off the bowling off Krunal Pandya. The older Pandya concedes 9 runs off his over but more importantly he accounted for the wicket of dangerous Gayle.

18:32 hrs IST

Monstrous hit from Gayle

Hardik Pandya is now reeling under the pressure of Gaylestorm as he is hit for two back to back sixes straight down the ground. 14 runs came off the over from Hardik as KXIP roar past the 50-run mark in the seven overs.

18:27 hrs IST

Excellent over from Bumrah

Against the run of play, Jasprit Bumrah bowls a tidy over to KXIP openers as he concedes just two singles off it. Gayle and Rahul opted against taking him on. Hardik Pandya will now bowl his first over of the innings.

18:22 hrs IST

Gayle takes apart Malinga

Chris Gayle hits to powerful boundaries off Malinga as KXIP score 9 runs off his over. KL Rahul is doing well to get Gayle on strike for majority of the deliveries and he is hitting some stunning shots to put the pressure on the MI bowlers.

18:17 hrs IST

Good start by Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah bowls a good first over as he concedes just four runs off it. He bowled five dot balls in the over but on the fifth delivery, Rahul played a glorious cover drive for a boundary. Steady start for KXIP in the chase.

18:11 hrs IST

Gayle on fire

Chris Gayle takes the attack to Mitchell McClanaghan as he hits him for back to back huge sixes to increase the run-rate. The first one went 101 m while the second one was also towards deep mid wicket and it went 94 m. KXIP are off to a blistering start in the chase.

18:06 hrs IST

Good first over from Malinga

Lasith Malinga shows his class early in the innings as he gives away just three runs in his first over of the day. Malinga remains key for MI and if he manages to build pressure on these two hard-hitters, expect something to happen.

18:01 hrs IST

Boundary to end the first over

McClenaghan had bowled a good over until then but then he opted to drop the ball short and wide and Gayle used the upper cut to perfection for a boundary towards vacant third man region. The Windies hard-hitter in on his way.

17:55 hrs IST

MI chase begins

KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are out in the middle and they will open the innings for KXIP. Mitchell McClenaghan has the new ball in his hands and he will bowl the first over for Mumbai Indians.

17:50 hrs IST

Ashwin the hero of the day for KXIP

Murugan Ashwin was included in the side in place of Varun Chakravarthy and he showed it was an inspired decision as he finished his full quota of four overs with impressive figures of 2/25. He accounted for the wickets of Suryakumar Yadav and Yuvraj Singh and played a crucial role in keeping MI score under 200.

17:45 hrs IST

Innings over

Mohammed Shami removes Hardik Pandya on the fourth ball of the last over after the batsman had hit him for a huge six one ball earlier. 9 runs came from the last over as MI finish at 176/7. KXIP will be happy with their effort in the end as they managed to restrict MI to well under 200.

17:37 hrs IST

Four and six

Hardik Pandya is once again finishing on a hight as he hits a four off Viljoen and then slams a massive six off Shami. He is once again turning out to be the difference between a good and great score for MI.

17:33 hrs IST

Krunal heads back

Viljoen picks his second wicket of the day as Krunal Pandya departs for 10. The southpaw had hit a boundary on of the first ball of the over but on the third delivery, he hit the ball straight into the hands of the fielder at backward square leg

17:28 hrs IST

Pollard dismissed

Kieron Pollard hits a Andrew Tye delivery miles in the air and just when it looked like it will go over the long-on fielder’s head, Mayank Agarwal took a brilliant catch. He kept himself steady and when the ball fell to him, he caught it with perfection. Mumbai are five down now and Krunal joins his younger brother in the middle.

17:23 IST

First boundary for Hardik

Viljoen bowls short and Hardik Pandya pulls the ball for a boundary towards mid wicket. He holds the key for MI in these last few over of the innings. He did it against RCB but the question is can he repeat the same hard-hitting today?

17:18 hrs IST

KXIP doing well now

Punjab have pulled the game back spectacularly after the initial onslaught from Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock. They have picked wickets at regular intervals and that has put breaks on the scoring rate of MI.

17:13 hrs IST

Ashwin’s great spell ends

Murugan Ashwin was included in the side in place of Varun Chakravarthy and he shows it was an inspired decison as he finishes his full quota of four overs with stunning figures of 2/25. He accounted for the wicket of Suryakumar Yadav and Yuvraj Singh

17:08 hrs IST

Yuvraj departs for 18

Yuvraj Singh hit couple of boundaries in his innings but he never got going really and Murugan Ashwin finally puts him out of his misery as he departs for 18 off 22 deliveries. Yuvraj hits the ball straight into the hands of Shami at backward square leg.

17:03 hrs IST

de Kock falls for 60

Quinton de Kock misses the line of a Shami delivery as he moved way across the stumps and the ball hits his front pad. The umpire gave him out but the South African opted to use the DRS. Replays showed that the ball was hitting the stumps after pitching in line and MI lose their review. Pollard joins Yuvraj in the middle.

16:57 hrs IST

Fifty for de Kock

De Kock hits Murugan Ashwin for a boundary in between two fielders at long on and mid wicket. With that, the South Africa has completed his well deserved half-century off 35 deliveries and MI have also crossed the 100-run mark.

16:51 hrs IST

Yuvraj joins the party

Yuvraj Singh makes his intentions clear as he hits two boundaries off Andre Tye who concedes 11 runs from his second over. Tye has been expensive today as he has given 26 runs in 2 overs. These two are building a good partnership after the fall of two quick wicket.

16:45 hrs IST

First six of the innings

Shami drops the ball a bit short De Kock hits the ball over backward square leg for a huge six. Even after all these attacking shorts that we have seen today, surprisingly, this was the first six of the innings. de Kock is looking to get a move on now.

16:38 hrs IST

1000 IPL runs for de Kock

Quinton de Kock cuts a delivery from R Ashwin fine and the ball goes for a boundary towards third man. With that, de Kock has completed his 1000 IPL runs and he is looking in good nick so far. MI will hope he continues to bat like he has done in these opening stages of the match. He then hits couple of boundaries off Murugan Ashwin as well.

16:33 hrs IST

The other Ashwin strikes

Murugan Ashwin picks a wicket on the second ball that he bowls today and gets rid of Suryakumar Yadav for 11. The right-hander missed the line of the delivery and was adjudged LBW. MI have lost wicket wickets in quick succession and that sees Yuvraj Singh come out at the crease.

16:29 hrs IST

Suryakumar off to a good start

Suryakumar Yadav makes his intentions clear as he hits back to back boundaries off Viljoen to make his intentions clear in the match. MI may have lost Rohit but they have score 61 runs in 6 overs and are primed for a big score today.

16:25 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma departs

Viljoen has put an end to Rohit innings as the right hander is adjudged LBW by the on field umpire. Rohit things about the review but is told by de Kock that he seemed out. Timely wicket for KXIP as Rohit was on fire and had scored a quick fire 32 off 18 before getting dismissed. Replays now show that the ball was missing the leg-stump.

16:23 hrs IST

MI go past 50

Mumbai Indians have gone past the 50-run mark in just 5 over with Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock dealing in boundaries at the moment. Rohit slams three boundaries off Andrew Tye’s first over to put pressure on the hosts. The MI skipper is once again looking in good nick.

16:18 hrs IST

Good first over from Viljoen

South Africa pacer Viljoen starts off nicely as he didn’t concede any boundary off his first over of the innings. He kept things thight and didn’t offer any room to the two hard-hitting batsmen. Better over from KXIP as MI score seven runs from Viljoen’s over.

16:13 hrs IST

De Kock gets into the act

Ashwin bowls on to the pads of De Kock and the southpaw gets down on one knee and hits the ball on the on side. The ball just inches over the outstretched hands of Viljoen for a boundary. MI are moving along nicely and KXIP need to break this partnership soon.

16:09 hrs IST

Four and four

Rohit Sharma flexes his muscles and hits couple of boundaries in Shami’s first over of the innings. Shami concedes 13 runs as MI have once again made a good start in their innings.

16:04 hrs IST

Boundary to end the first over

R Ashwin had bowled a good first over until the last ball when de Kock cut the ball fine for the first boundary of the innings. Ashwin concedes 7 runs off the first over and MI are underway in their innings. Mohammed Shami will bowl the second over of the innings. Seems like we had a seven-ball first over from Ashwin. What are the umpires doing?

15:57 hrs IST

Match begins

The players are making their way out in the middle and we are about to get underway with the match. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock will open the innings for MI while skipper R Ashwin has the new ball in his hand.

15:53 hrs IST

Pitch report

Michael Slater tells the official broadcasters that there won’t be much bounce on this track so the batsmen will have to dig deep and generate the power themselves. The average first innings score remains less than 170 on this track but looking at the high class MI batting attack, they might just go on to surpass it.

15:45 hrs IST

Stat attack

1: David Miller will become the player with joint most matches for Kings XI Punjab. He is currently on 70, Shaun Marsh has player 71.

2: Chris Gayle is just 2 sixes away from completing 300 sixes in IPL. Next best is AB de Villiers who has hit 193 sixes.

801: With 801 runs Mandeep Singh is the highest run getter in the current KXIP squad.

47.42: KL Rahul has the best batting average for KXIP in IPL.

25: Andrew Tye is the highest wicket taker in the current KXIP squad. He is also the only bowler to have taken 3 four wicket hauls for KXIP.

4: MI has beaten KXIP in all the last 4 matches that these two teams have played at Mohali.

15:38 hrs IST

Playing XIs

KXIP: Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye

MI: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga

15:31 hrs IST

Toss updates

Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and opted to bowl first against Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma said during the toss that they wanted to bat first so losing the toss doesn’t create any problems for them.

15:23 hrs IST

Prodigal son returns

Yuvraj Singh returns to the ground where he was once revered as a god. He may not be wearing the red of the home side by still he will receive the welcome that a player of such stature should in his former home turf.

15:15 hrs IST

Pratik: KXIP’s likely XI

Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye - Reason for this predicted XI

15:07 hrs IST

Rohan: My predicted XI

Quinton De Kock, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah - Reasons for this team

14:57 hrs IST

Pratik: Home advantage

Any team at home is dangerous and it is no different for the Kings XI Punjab. We conceded too many runs in Kolkata, but since our bowlers know the ground at Mohali well, we will be able to restrict Mumbai’s batting line-up.

14:49 hrs IST

Rohan: Mumbai Indians are on a high

The Mumbai Indians pulled off a very close game against Royal Challengers Bangalore and therefore they will be high on confidence at the moment. Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya have struck form at the right moment and the team management will be hoping for another great performance from them.

14:27 hrs IST

Hello and welcome

A very warm welcome to the ninth IPL 2019 match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians. My name is Rohan Pathak, cricket correspondent at Hindustan Times and I will try to present the case on why I think MI will go onto win this match at the IS Bindra Stadium at Mohali and my fellow cricket correspondent Pratik Sagar will put forward his case on why Kings XI Punjab will win the match.