Tuesday, March 30, 2010

IPL3. Day 19. Match 27. Mumbai Indians Vs Kings XI


Match between Table Toppers & Wooden Spooners. Mumbai Indians 164 for six beat Kings XI Punjab 163 all out by four wickets.

Mumbai Indians kept their winning streak, winning 4th match in a row and 6 out of seven to be at top again with 12 points. Batting first Kings XI made a fighting 163 thanks to a quickfire 57 of 47 by the Aussie Shaun Marsh, and a late order fighting innings of 22 by Piyush Chawla.

Malinga was at his brilliant best with 4.0.22.4. Zaheer fired again with 4.0.34.3. Two run outs and a wicket by Bravo 3.0.22.1, completed the ten wicket haul.

Kings XI, fought as if their life depended on a win. Mumbai Indians Wobbled a bit with the dismissals of Tendulakar and Pollard at the top of the order. The young guns Saurab Tiwary 31 of 21 balls and Satish unbeaten on 17 of 9 balls , took Mumbai Indians through in the 19.3 over.
Bopara 4.0.31.3, Irfan Pathan 3.0.20.1. Piyush 3.0.32.1 and Srivatsava 4.0.27.1 were among the wickets.

Sachin has moulded a good outfit. The team is performing and failure of the top order do not deter the young ones. Well done MI, I have put all my money on you.

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