March 30, 2010

Mumbai Indians won the match by 4 wickets

Mumbai Indians played another home match at Brabourne stadium today against the visitors Kings XI Punjab. Mumbai Indian wons the toss & put the Kings XI Punjab to bat first.
Kings XI Punjab started their innings moderately, they lost Ravi Bopara in second over but Shaun Marsh played well & scored 57 runs 47 balls, meanwhile they were loosing wickets regularly. By the end of 20 overs they scored a total of 163 loosing all the 10 wickets.
Mumbai Indians started their chase of the target 164, it was Sachin Tendulkar & Shikhar Dhawan who opened the innings for Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians were batting well & were meeting the required rate. Things were going very well for Mumbai Indians till they lost their 5th wicket in 16th over. The asking rate started to increase, but Mumbai Indians overcame these when Sathish hit 2 consecutive fours in the first 2 balls of 19th over. Then the things changed, Mumbai Indians were back on the track, finally scoring their target of 164 in 19.3 overs.
Mumbai Indians won the match by 4 wickets & they are still holding the top position in the rankings table.

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