In the match no. 48 of the season 7 of Indian Premier League (Pepsi IPL 2014), Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 7 Wickets.
Having won the toss at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, Mumbai Indians elected to field first.
Kings XI Punjab had a good start with Virender Sehwag firing all cylinders but he unfortunately got out after scoring 17 of just 11 balls. Manan Vohra scored 36 of 34 balls while Shaun Marsh playing his first game of the season scored 30 runs of just 17 balls. The team lost their way in between with fall of a few wickets. George Bailey scored 39 of 30 balls. In the end Kings XI Punjab reached a score of 156/8 in their 20 overs.
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For Mumbai Indians, Shreyas Gopal and Jasprit Bumrah picked up two wickets while Praveen Kumar and Krishmar Santokie picked up one wicket each.
Chasing this modest total, Mumbai Indians lost the wicket of Michael Hussey early but Lendl Simmons played brilliantly single-handedly winning the match for his team. He scored the first century of IPL 2014 scoring unbeaten 100 runs of just 61 balls. In the end Mumbai Indians achieved the target in the 19th loosing 3 wickets.
For Kings XI Punjab, Beuran Hendricks, Akshar Patel and Rishi Dhawan picked up one wicket each.
With this win Mumbai Indians keep themselves alive in the tournament.
Lendl Simmons was named the Man Of The Match for his brilliant batting performance in the match.
Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.
1st Innings Scorecard (Kings XI Punjab Batting) :
2nd Innings Scorecard (Mumbai Indians Batting) :