Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab in the lastest match of IPL 2020.
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians Win By 48 Runs
The much hyped IPL 2020 match between MI and KXIP ended with MI’s 48 run victory. As Mumbai Indians opted to bat first they manage to score 191 runs by losing 4 wickets.
But Kings XI Punjab couldn’t reach the target and scored 143 runs for 8 wickets by the end of the game. Thus they lost the match my massive 48 runs. The victory of Mumbai Indians can be owed to the phenomenal performances of players like Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah.
KXIP also began their innings quite well but Mayank Agarwal’s wicket by Jasprit Bumrah turned the match against them. Losing Agarwal at such a crucial moment somehow led to their ultimate deafeat.
Rohit Sharma Steals The Show
In the match we saw some phenomenal performances but out of all Rohit Sharma absolutely stole the show. The hit man managed to score 70 runs and thus he set a new record. Thus becoming the third player to have scored 5000 runs in Indian Premiere League
Apart from Rohit, MI players like Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya also played fairly well. And talking about the team’s fielding Jasprit Bumrah completely owned the pitch . He managed to get the wickets of the two strongest KXIP players, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal.
Therefore he is also one of the reason why the opposite team could not reach their target. Apart from him players like James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar also got some wickets thus making the situation difficult for KXIP.
Talking about KXIP players like KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Nicholas Pooran started off quite well. But lost their pace in the later half.