[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Mumbai Indians have secured their first win in this year’s Indian Premier League with a 5 win over the Kings 11 Punjab in the first of today’s Matches.
Winning the toss, the Kings 11 Punjab chose to bat first and romped to 168 for the loss of 5 wickets off 20 overs.
Whriddihan Saha ended unbeaten on 59 from 47 balls for the top score while Glen Maxwell utilized 27 balls to get to his 45, no other batsman getting past 20.
Harbajan Singh was the main destroyer on their return to India, snaring 2 for 34 off 4 overs, while Lasith Malinga and Corey Anderson had 2 wickets each.
In the Indians chase, combined scores of 33 off 29 from Chidhambaram
Gautam, 39 off 34 from Rohit Sharma, 35 from 25 compliments of Corey Anderson and a blistering 28 from Keiron Pollard off of just 12 balls led the side to 170 with 5 balls to spare.
Sandeep Sharma picked up two wickets in his 3.1 overs which went for 29 runs while Rishi Dhawan went for 23 runs from his 4 overs in which two wickets were the outcome as well.
The game represents Mumbai’s First Win in 6 matches.