IPL- Punjab defeat Mumbai to stay alive in the competition

11 May 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
IPL 10- MI vs KXIP - Updates!

Kings XI Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians by seven runs to keep their chances of play-offs alive in the 2017 Indian Premier League.

Both Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard put up an amazing effort as they scored half-centuries for Mumbai.

However, in the end, Sandeep and Mohit Sharma's bowling skills in the death overs helped Punjab win the crucial match.

In context: IPL 10- MI vs KXIP - Updates!

Match 51Punjab face Mumbai in yet another must-win game

After defeating Kolkata, Kings XI Punjab will take on Mumbai Indians on their way to qualify for the play-offs.

Mumbai are on top of the points table and have already booked their play-off spot, despite losing their last encounter against Hyderabad.

In the previous encounter between these two teams, Mumbai had chased down 198 to defeat Punjab by eight wickets.

First inningsMaxwell, Saha smash Mumbai bowlers as Punjab score 230

Kings XI Punjab put on an amazing display of batting skills as they scored 230 runs for the loss of three wickets.

Wriddhiman Saha anchored Punjab's innings and scored unbeaten 93 runs off just 55 balls. This was his highest score in IPL 2017.

Skipper Maxwell remained the second highest scorer of the team as he scored 47 off 21 balls.

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11 May 2017IPL- Punjab defeat Mumbai to stay alive in the competition