Last night where 453 runs were scored in the match between KXIP and MI. what a thrilling and nail biting match that was. And KXIP got the victory in match 51 and keep their selves in the fight for Play off.
Detail: Rohit Sharma the skipper of MI won the toss in match no 51 and choose to bowl first against KXIP. First time in this season Opening batsman of KXIP give a promising start to their team. Martin Guptil scores 36 of just 18 balls. And Wriddihman Saha was sent as an opener for this match he proves this change in the batting order right. And he played a breathtaking innings of 93 on 55 deliveries with his full efforts. Then after loss of Martin Guptil skipper make an another change in the batting order and put himself on the top of the order. And he also proves his decision right when he played a firing innings of 47 of just 21.
Then Saha make it possible for his team to score 230. KXIP scores 230 with the loss of 3 wickets. In which explosive 47 of Glenn Maxwell and also a magnificent start of Martin Guptil with his firing bat and score 36 of 18. And this is the highest scores of IPL season 10.Keeping in mind that Mumbai Indians have strong batting line up. MI have good match finishers in the line-up KXIP add another bowler and go with six regular bowlers and Glenn Maxwell was the seventh bowler as helping hand.
While in chasing the target of 231 Mumbai Indians show the body language that they are not going in the shall. They will put up the fight for record runs chase in IPL 2017. And MI starts the proceeding with a glam four to Sandeep Sharma by Lendl Simmons. Both openers of MI Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel was hitting bowl really hard. And both are looking as they are beating someone.
Glenn Maxwell Looks bit annoy when Mohit Sharma drops Lendl Simmons when axer Patel create an opportunity to break that dangerous Partnership. And after that drop Lendl Simmons slap two sixes in the same over bring up his fifty. At last 99 runs of opening stand Mohit give a break through to his team when Parthiv Patel was out after hitting three back to back boundaries to Mohit Sharma and got out for trying for consecutive fourth one.
Then Glenn Maxwell comes into the attack and did not annoy the fans of KXIP and give the break through and send Lendl Simmons back into the Pavilion. And after the dismissal of opening pair KXIP got the grip on the match and send Skipper Rohit Sharma and nitish rana back to the dressing room to take the rest. But once again the danger man K Pollard stand up for MI and beat the bowlers of KXIP very badly they were in deep trouble to be in the fight for play of this season. And in the last over Mohit Sharma does well and KXIP win by 7 runs.
And we should not snatch the credit from Martin Guptil who was very active in the field and took three of three catches and proves himself a good fielder.
W Saha was the man of the match on his brilliant 93.