Batting first, Mumbai Indians posted a challenging total of 187 runs for 8 wickets.
Tye, similar to Bumrah's later efforts, returned incredible four-over figures of 4-16 - in the Australian seamer and Rahul, Kings XI boast both the orange and purple cap holders reserved for the leading run-scorer and wicket-taker in the competition.
Kieron Pollard registered his first hakf-century in IPL 2018
Mumbai Indians kept their dreams of making the play-off alive after they defeated the Kings XI Punjab at home. Both teams face a must-win scenario and that, in turn, could see the victor take a significant advantage in improving their qualification chances for the play-offs. While this tradition goes back to the football games but it is for the first time that any such thing has been witnessed in cricket. Mumbai has been in trouble due to its middle order failure, Although Suryakumar Yadav and Ewin Lewis haven't failed so far, but Kieron Pollard, Pandya Brothers, and Rohit Sharma were failed in some important games.More news: Haspel confirmed for Central Intelligence Agency
Mumbai might think that they have an edge ahead of today's match as they had beaten KXIP in their last encounter at Indore, but in the present scenario with the playoffs in sight, it all boils down to a battle of nerves.
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Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah nullifies KXIP opener's brilliant 94 as Mumbai Indians survive by 3 runs to fight another day for a berth in playoffs.
With this victory, Mumbai is now sitting at the fourth spot with 12 points, while Punjab has slipped to the sixth spot. After a cautious start, Krunal stuck two consecutive sixes and a four in the 12th over off Marcus Stonis, while Pollard followed it up with two sixes and as many fours in the next two overs. Then, Andrew Tye claimed his third four-for in four games, his 4 for 16 limiting Mumbai to 186. A 10-wicket loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, after being shot out for just 88, severely affected their net run rate (-0.518) which is the worst of all teams.More news: Australian climbs Everest, becomes fastest to scale 'Seven Summits'
R Ashwin led Punjab started the tournament on a very good note, but lost five of their last six games. Three balls later, Marcus Stoinis was only shaping up to hook but the brute of a bouncer had already taken the glove through to the keeper. With Tye bowling tidy overs in the death, and dismissing Hardik Pandya, KXIP were able to reign in MI.
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