Live Score Update, IPL 2014, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Mumbai Indians (MI): Mumbai Indians win by 7 wickets

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Mumbai Indians take on the Kings XI Punjab in a contest where KXIP is on top of the points table while Mumbai is looking good after the initial run of bad performances in UAE. Punjab has had a dream journey till now in IPL 7 with a convincing win in all but two games and they will have in mind the fact that one off their two losses came against the Mumbai Indians.

Rohit Sharma and co. have their work cut out for them as the tournament goes into the final stages and the Mumbai Indians needing a win in all the remaining games to even give themselves a chance to qualify for the Playoffs.

Kings XI Punjab needs to keep doing what they have been doing as they already have a ticket to the playoffs. Glenn Maxwell and David Miller haven’t really contributed much in the last 2 games but they have a chance in the game against Mumbai Indians especially with the likes of Keiron Pollard as the opposition to smash some dents in the big hitter’s ego.

The defending champions have become the biggest underdogs which no one expected and playing at Kings XI’s home ground, Mumbai will look to seal an upset victory to help their cause in the tournament.

Over 19: MI 159/3

Shivam to continue. Single off the first delivery for Simmons, moves to 99. Single to Pollard off the third ball. He takes a single on the 5th ball to bring up his century. This is also the first century of this season of the IPL. And Pollard finishes the job for the Mumbai Indians, hits a six to finish the match.

Over 18: MI 150/3

Hendricks to continue. A wide ball to start the over. A single off the first delivery for Simmons, he moves to 97. Hendricks picks up the wicket of the MI skipper, Rohit departs. Rohit Sharma 18(20). Pollard is the new batsman. A single to get off the mark for Simmons. Another single for Simmons, moves to 98. Just 4 off the over.

Over 17: MI 146/2

Shivam Sharma to continue. Single off the first delivery. Single for Simmons off the third ball, he moves to 95. A single for rohit. Simmons moves to 96 with another Single, this is the highest score off this IPL. 4 runs off the over.

Over 16: MI 142/2

Dhawan to continue the attack. A single off the first delivery for Simmons. A boundary for Rohit off the second ball, they are in a hurry now. A single off the third ball. Another single for Simmons, he moves to 94 now. 9 runs off the over.

Over 15: MI 133/2

Sandeep Patel to continue. A dot ball to start the over. Lendll Simmons continues to blast his way through the Pace bowlers, six over the head off the bowler. A couple off the third delivery. A single off the 4th ball. Rohit joins the party now, hits the pull for a boundary. 15 runs from the over.

Over 14: MI 118/2

Dhawan to continue. Couple of singles to start the over. Single off the 5th delivery for Rohit, the pace off the game has slowed down a bit. 4 runs off the over.

Over 13: MI 114/2

Akshar patel to continue. He bowls 4 dot balls to Rohit Sharma before bowling a wide ball. A single off the fifth ball. Just 3 runs from the over.

Over 12: MI 112/2

Dhawan to continue. he picks up the wicket of Rayadu in the over, Ambati Rayadu 17(14).

Over 11: MI 104/1

Hendricks back into the attack. Single off the first delivery. Single off the second delivery off the over as well. Brilliant team work there by Maxwell and Marsh to stop a boundary. 8 runs off the over.

Over 10: MI 96/1

Shivam Sharma to continue. A single off the first delivery. Simmons smacks the second ball in the crowd, great shot there. Couple of singles to follow the six. 11 runs off the over.

Over 9: MI 85/1

Patel to continue. A couple off the first delivery for Rayadu. Simmons goes over the top of the Bowlers head for a scintillating boundary. A single off the fourth delivery for Simmons. 9 runs off the over.

Over 8: MI 76/1

Shivam Sharma is the new bowler into the attack. Boundary off the very first ball for Simmons. Single off the second delivery. Another single, this time for Rayadu to get off the mark. 8 runs off the over.

Over 7: MI 68/1

Akshar Patel to continue. Single off the first delivery for Hussey. Another edge and another boundary to the third man boundary. Single off the third delivery. Patel does the job for punjab, picks up Hussey. Michael Hussey 6(13).

Over 6: MI 62/0

Rishi dhawan is the new bowler in the attack. A couple off the second delivery for Simmons, and it seems that he has developed a muscle pull there. Another ball on the hips and Simmons Flicks it west indian style for a boundary. A quick single off the 4th ball and Simmons brings up his 50. 9 runs from the over.

Over 5: MI 53/0

Akshar patel is the new man in the attack. Simmons cuts the second ball of the over for another boundary, he is batting really well here. Straight down the ground, over the bowler’s head for another boundary. Single off the fifth delivery. 10 runs from the over.

Over 4: MI 43/0

Hendricks to continue. Dot ball to start the over. Simmons goes over the top of Extra Covers for a boundary. Another boundary for Simmons, this time over Point. Simmons is going really well here, he has pulled this delivery over Mid wicket for Another boundary, the third of the over. Single off the last ball, 14 runs from the over.

Over 3: MI 29/0

Sandeep to continue. Edged and the ball has flew away to the third man boundary. A Couple on a top edge on the 4th delivery. 9 runs from the over.

Over 2: MI 20/0

Beuren Hendricks to bowl from the other end. Dot ball to start the over. Ohh my, thats a horrible delivery, 4 off a wide ball down the leg side. Single off the third ball. 7 runs from the over.

Over 1: MI 13/0

Lendll Simmons and Mike Hussey to open the Innings. Sandeep Sharma to open the bowling. A dot ball to start the over. A boundary on the second ball for Simmons. Another boundary on the 5th ball, Simmons comes down the track and beats the mid onn fielder. Another boundary on the last ball, 13 runs from the over.

End of first innings, Mumbai Indians to chase 157 in 20 overs.

Over 20: KXIP 156/8

Bumrah to continue. A single off the first delivery for Dhawan. Bailey clears the straight boundary on the second ball, Six runs. bailey departs in an attempt to score another maximum. George Bailey 39(30). A single off the 4th delivery. Hendricks departs on the very first ball, bowled by Bumrah. Beuren Hendricks 0(1). Shivam Sharma takes a single off the last ball. Just runs off the last over.

Over 19: KXIP 147/6

Santokie to continue. A couple off the first delivery. A single off the third delivery. Dhawan plays the scoop and gets a boundary on the 4th ball, smart cricket by him. A single off the 5th delivery. Bailey gets the much needed maximum for the kings XI. 14 runs from the over.

Over 18: KXIP 133/6

Bumrah to continue. Single off the first ball. A couple off the second delivery. Another couple for Bailey. A boundary on the 5th delivery for Bailey. 10 runs from the over.

Over 17: KXIP 123/6

Pravin Kumar to continue. High Full toss for Akshar, but he plays it straight into the hands of Rohit Sharma, he departs. Akshar Patel 6(6). Dhawan plays the very first ball to the mid wicket boundary. A single off the 4th delivery. A single off the 5th ball. A single off the last delivery, 7 runs off the over.

Over 16: KXIP 116/5

Santokie is brought back into the attack. A dot ball to start the over. Akshar patel gets a much needed boundary for the KXIP team, 4 runs in the cow corner. A single off the 4th delivery. A boundary off the fifth ball for Bailey. 9 runs from the over.

Over 15: KXIP 107/5

Bumrah to continue. Couple of dot deliveries to start the over. A single off the third ball. Saha departs, Run Out. Wriddhiman Saha 3(8). A single off the 5th delivery. A single off the last ball. 3 runs off the over.

Over 14: KXIP 104/4

Ojha to continue. A couple off the first delivery. Three dot balls to follow the couple on the first delivery. A single off the 5th ball. Just 3 runs from the over.

Over 13: KXIP 101/4

Gopal to continue. A single off the third delivery. A couple off the 4th ball. Another single off the 5th delivery. 4 runs from the over.

Over 12: KXIP 97/4

Ojha to continue. A single off the first delivery for Bailey. A couple for Saha to get off the mark. Dot ball on the third delivery. A single off the 4th ball. just 4 runs from the over.

Over 11: KXIP 93/4

Gopal to continue. A couple off the second delivery. And Vohra is dismissed on the fourth delivery, he tries to slog sweep and the ball hits the stump after beating his bat. Manan Vohra 36(34). George Bailey is the new man in the middle. A single off the 5th delivery for Bailey. that is a very soft dismissal, Gopal has done the trick again, Maxwell departs. Glenn Maxwell 2 (3). Just 3 runs from the over.

Over 10: KXIP 90/2

Santokie is brought back into the attack. A couple off the first delivery for Marsh. Marsh goes, he holes out to long onn, Pollard takes the catch there. Shaun Marsh 30(17). Glen Maxwell is the new man in the middle. A dot ball to start the over. A single off the 4th delivery. A dot ball to start for Maxwell. A couple for Maxwell to get off the mark 5 runs off the over.

Over 9: KXIP 85/1

Gopal to continue. A dot ball to start the over. A single off the second ball. Marsh pulls this time and he has found the boundary again. Another couple to follow the boundary for Marsh. Straight down the ground and another six for Marsh. A single to end the over. 14 runs from the over.

Over 8: KXIP 71/1

Ojha to continue. A Single off the second delivery. Another single on the third delivery. A wide on the 4th delivery. A single off the 4th ball as well. Marsh sweeps and sweeps the ball for a boundary. he is looking good so far. This time the ball goes fine for a boundary.12 runs off the over.

Over 7: KXIP 59/1

Shreyas Gopal is the new bowler in the attack. Couple off the first delivery. A dot ball to follow. Vohra Places the third ball between point and gully for a boundary. Another single off the 4th delivery. Another couple off the 5th ball. Another couple off the last ball. 11 runs from the over.

Over 6: KXIP 48/1

Pragyan Ojha is the new bowler in the attack. He is greeted in a very subtle manner by Vohra, Picks up a shot delivery and delivers it into the stands, Six. Single off the second delivery. Couple of wide balls to follow. This time Marsh delivers the ball in the stands. Another six to end the over. 14 runs from it.

Over 5: KXIP 34/1

Pravin kumar to continue. Couple of dot balls to start the over. Another play and a miss, he is struggling a bit here. that’s 4 dot balls in a  row. A single off the last ball, 1 run from the over.

Over 4: KXIP 33/1

Bumrah is the new bowler in the attack. He bowls a dot ball first up. Vohra smacks the second ball over Mid off for a boundary. Dot ball on the third delivery, Vohra misses a full ball. A good bouncer to follow that full delivery, no run on that one either. Edge out side off stump and the ball flies to the third man boundary. A single to end the over, 9 runs off it.

Over 3: KXIP 24/1

Pravin kumar to continue. Ohh that is a disaster, Sehwag looked so good so far and he gets out in a freak dismissal. he hits the ball straight and runs for a single but the ball hits the non striker and stops right there. the batsmen continue to run and Pravin picks up the ball and hits the stumps, Sehwag Departs. Virendra Sehwag 17(11). Couple of dots balls to follow. A single off the 4th delivery. Shaun marsh is the new batsman in the middle. Just 1 runs from the over.

Over 2: KXIP 23/0

Santokie into the attack. Manan Vohra drives through the covers for a scintillating boundary on the first delivery. Single off the second ball. Santokie beats Sehwag on a slower ball on the third delivery. Sehwag hits the 4th ball out of the park, Six; that’s some reply to the earlier ball. A single off the last ball. 12 runs off the over.

Over 1: KXIP 11/0

Manan Vohra and Virendra Sehwag to open the batting for Punjab. Pravin Kumar to bowl the first over. Sehwag starts in well, typical sehwag fashion; hits a boundary between point and cover point. He smashes the second ball out of the park, what is happening here? six runs on the second ball. A dot ball on the third delivery, Pravin doesn’t dive Sehwag any room on that delivery. A wide on the fourth delivery, pravin will have to bowl that ball again. Another dot. Another dot ball on the fifth ball, things have calmed down after the first 2 balls. 11 runs off the over.

Mumbai Indians win the toss and elect to bowl first.

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