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Mumbai Indians win by 25 runs! So that it game, Kings XI Punjab fail to get to 190. Mumbai Indians register their third win of the season. That is all from this match, see you tomorrow. Till then goodbye!
Mitchell Johnson Out! Gone! ANother impressive yorker by Mitchell McClenaghan. Johnson is cleaned up. The ball goes between the feet and bat. Johnson b McClenaghan 1(2) Kings XI Punjab now need 39 from last over.
Axar Patel Out! Gone! Mitchell McClenaghan strikes. Axar Patel misses the yorker while going for a big swing of the bat. Mumbai Indians all set to win this match Axar b McClenaghan 0(2).
Nikhil Naik Out! Jasprit Bumrah twice in one over. This time it is a fast yorker. Nikhil Naik looking to play a big shot through leg-side, he misses it and the ball goes to crash the furniture. Nikhil Naik b Bumrah 1(3).
Glenn Maxwell Out! Gone! Jasprit Bumrah strikes. Big wicket this, Glenn Maxwell plays on and is bowled. It was a slower length ball that led to Maxwell’s dismissal. Maxwell b Bumrah 56(39).
Live Score Kings XI Punjab 139/3 after 17 Overs: So Kings XI Punjab now need runs from last three overs. Glenn Maxwell and David Miller are out in the middle, perhaps the two batsmen Kings XI would want at this stage. Also Catch- KXIP vs MI, IPL 2016, Live Score
Shaun Marsh Out! Gone! Tim SOuthee picks a wicket on last ball of his spell. Bowled on legs, Marsh flicks it to Ambati Rayudu at deep square leg. Big blow this for Kings XI Punjab. S Marsh c Rayudu b Southee 45(34). Also Catch- Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Live Streaming
Live Score Kings XI Punjab 102/2 after 13 Overs: The required run rate has now gone up to 12.57 runs per over. Glenn Maxwell is the aggressive one out there. With wickets in hand, Kings XI Punjab are slight favourites, but one over here or there will change the course of match.
Live Score Kings XI Punjab 95/2 after 12 Overs: That is half-century partnership for Glenn Maxwell and Shaun Marsh, Kings XI Punjab need some big overs here.
Live Score Kings XI Punjab 57/2 after 8 Overs: Kings XI Punjab need 133 more runs to win in 72 balls. The required run rate is just over 11 runs per over.
Manan Vohra Out! Straight to point. Slower one and Vohra pushes at it, Jos Buttler at point takes his second catch, Jasprit Bumrah strikes in his first over. Vohra c Buttler b Bumrah 7(11).
Murali Vijay Out! Gone! Vijay looking to smash it hard, it was an off-cutter. The ball balloons high in the air and Jos Buttler takes the catch. Vijay c Buttler b Southee 19(13).
Live Score Kings XI Punjab 1/0 after 1 Over: Tim Southee opens the attack for Mumbai Indians. Murali Vijay and Manan Vohra are the two opening batsmen. Vijay gets a life, Krunal Pandya fails to grasp it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 185/4 after 20 Overs: So Mumbai Indians up with a good total on board. Good last over by Mohit Sharma, he gives away just four runs and picks wickets of Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya. Kings XI Punjab have been sloppy after a good start.
Parthiv Patel Out! Gone! Finally Kings XI get rid of Parthiv Patel. Short ball, Parthiv was looking to pull it, plays it awkwardly and it goes high in the air. Shaun Marsh takes the catch near backward point. Parthiv Patel c S Marsh b Johnson 81(58)
Jos Buttler Out! Slower one does the trick. Jos Buttler is bowled as he fails to pick the slower one. A good wicket to pick at this stage, a good wicket to pick at any stage! Buttler b Mohit Sharma 24(13).
Live Score Mumbai Indians 165/2 after 17 Overs: Sandeep Sharma into his last over. He bowls a relatively good over than other bowlers, nine runs came from this over.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 156/2 after 16 Overs: Jos Buttler comes out to bat and runs keep coming for Mumbai Indians. 16 come from this over, pradeep Sahu gets hit for two sixes.
Ambati Rayudu Out! Finally, Kings XI Punjab break this partnership. But the damage has been done. Rayudu looking to keep the attack going, gets toe end of the bat and hits it towards deep mid-wicket. Rayudu c Vohra b Axar 65(37).
Live Score Mumbai Indians 125/1 after 14 Overs: Parthiv Patel is on the move here. He is attacking Mitchell Johnson and why not. It is time to up the ante. Eleven came from this over. Parthiv is abtting on 68 while Rayudu is on 53.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 114/1 after 13 Overs: That is half-century for Parthiv Patel. He is making full use of the life and making things look ugly for Kings XI Punjab. Mumbai Indians look good for a strong finish.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 77/1 after 10 Overs: Halfway through, Mumbai Indians look good. Parthiv Patel survives again, bit sloppy work by Keeper there. He was little late in taking the bails off. Third umpire was pressed into the service and Parthiv was safe.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 60/1 after 8 Overs: Glenn Maxwell into the attack now. Kings XI Punjab seems to have lost the plot here. Ambati Rayudu smashes Maxwell for first six of the match. Eleven runs came from this over.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 49/1 after 7 Overs: Mohit Sharma into the attack now. And gives ten runs from his first over. Parthiv is making KXIP pay. The partnership between Parthiv and Ambati Rayudu is now worth 49 off 41 balls.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 39/1 after 6 Overs: Parthiv Patel gets lease of life as Mitchell Johnson oversteps. That will hurt Kings XI Punjab. This would have been a perfect start for them. Adding salt to the wound Parthiv smashes him for back to back boundaries.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 25/1 after 5 Overs: Sandeep Sharma into his third over. And he continues to impress. Meanwhile, Ambati Rayudu gets the boundary and that spoils the over somewhat.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 18/1 after 4 Overs: Early sign of spin and it is Axar Patel into the attack. Good start for the spinner, he gives away five runs. Kings XI Punjab maintain the grip up front here.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 13/1 after 3 Overs: Sandeep Sharma is bowling well here. Just two runs from his second over. He has given away just four runs from two overs and picked a wicket as well.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 11/1 after 2 Overs: Mitchell Johnson into the attack, and Parthiv Patel gets two back to back boundaries. Some repair work by Parthiv Patel. Mitchell Johnson looks rusty.
Rohit Sharma Out! Gone, second ball of the match and Sandeep Sharma takes the wicket. That one swung, Rohit looking to flash hard, gets the outside edge and keeper takes the catch. Good start for Kings XI. Rohit c Nikhil Naik b Sandeep Sharma 0(2)
TOSS: Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and opted to field. Home side Kings XI Punjab have made two changes while Mumbai Indians remain unchanged. Here is the look at playing XI of both the sides-
KXIP: Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra, Shaun Marsh, David Miller(c), Glenn Maxwell, Nikhil Naik(w), Axar Patel, Mitchell Johnson, Pardeep Sahu, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma.
MI: Rohit Sharma(c), Parthiv Patel(w), Ambati Rayudu, Krunal Pandya, Jos Buttler, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah.
Hello, and welcome to India.com’s live coverage of Indian Premier League 2016 match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians. Placed in the lower half of the points table, Kings XI and Mumbai Indians take on each other. This is the first meeting between the two sides this season, and both are struggling to get going. Stay tuned as we bring you the live updates.
Build-up: It has not been a smooth ride for defending champions, Mumbai Indians and same is the case for Kings XI Punjab. Both the sides are yet to dish out their best performance of this season and are languishing at the bottom.
Mumbai Indians are placed sixth after playing six matches, having won two while Kings XI Punjab are on last spot having won just one out of five games. Both the sides will have to win games with consistency and this game is very crucial for both the teams. Also Check- IPL 2016- Complete Coverage
Head to head, Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians have met each other 16 times, with each team winning on eight occasions. It looks like we will have a closer game tonight.