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IPL Qualifier 1 2017

18 May 2017

The match will commence at the place at the Wankhede, Bumrah yorkers and the captain magic from Rohit can be seen here.

The entire nation was excited to watch the face-off between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) at the first playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 10.

Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune have finished in the top two positions which means they will play the first qualifier. Jubilant MI won 2 titles- IPL6 and IPL8 and the team had also been runner-up in IPL3.

The team losing tomorrow will get another opportunity to reach gala finale and victor will be competing with each after there will be an elimination from the SRH and KKR.

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Earlier, Riding on some disciplined bowling, Pune restricted Punjab to 73 runs. Afterward of this match between MI and RPS also a match is all set to take place between SRH and KKR which is going to be rocking one.

Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2017, Mumbai, May 11. The return of left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya will give the side a boost as they gear up to exact revenge on the big night. "I thought we lost too many wickets after six overs", said Parthiv.

Qualifier 1 is the only match in the playoffs that isn't do-or-die. Mumbai would be looking for their third title in the IPL history and RPS would be looking to open their account.

Rising Pune were forced into one change, including fast bowler Lockie Ferguson for Ben Stokes, who joined England's camp ahead of their ODI series against South Africa.

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Mumbai Indians needed 17 off the final over bowled by Mohit Sharma, and 10 off the last four deliveries.

MS Dhoni (40 not out) announced his arrival with a six to deep midwicket and by the 18th over, Pune reached 121 for three. But this fact will not be enough for the first qualifier match that is held today (May 16, 2017) at Wankhede Stadium.

Mumbai Indians (MI): Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel (Wicket Keeper), Nitish Rana, Rohit Sharma (Captain), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Karn Sharma, Mitchell McClenaghan, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah.

The must-win game turned out to be a cake-walk for Rising Pune Supergiant as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets in a low-scoring game at MCA Stadium, Gahunje on Sunday. While Mumbai Indians boast of one of the best bowling units in this edition, Pune Supergiant have some experienced batsmen in their line-up with the likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith and Mahendra Singh Dhoni that can send jitters to even the best of the bowling attacks.

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IPL Qualifier 1 2017