Mumbai Indians Stopped Pune Warriors India In A Tight Finish
Today here at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium in Pune Mumbai Indians got an unexpected win against Pune Warriors India, as they beat them by 1 runs in the very last ball of this match.
Winning the toss Mumbai Indians elected to bat first. Today their two openers – James Franklin and Sachin Tendulkar were in superb touch as for the first wicket they contributed 50 runs just within 7.2 overs. Before got out at 50 of their team score James Franklin was made 25 of 23 balls. Sachin Tendulkar was caught by Robin Uthappa at 34 of his individual score, but later the batsman of Mumbai Indians failed to hold their nerves, as resulted end of 20 th over their innings were stopped after making 120 of 9 wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashish Nehra were picked up two wickets each, while Ashok Dinda was picked up 1 wicket.
Coming to chase the easy target of 121 Pune Warriors India lost their first wicket just at 20 of their team score. Robin Uthappa was lbw by Munaf Patel at 18 of his individual score. Within 94 of their team score Michael Clarke and Sourav Ganguly got out after making 14 of 15 and 16 of 24 balls. Though during the end Mithun Manhas tried hard to give them a smart finish but end of the 20 th over he only could managed 42 of 34 balls. End of 20 th over Pune Warriors India’s innings was stopped by scoring 119 by losing 6 wickets. Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh were picked up 2 wickets each, also Munaf Patel and Pragyan Ojha were picked up 1 wicket each.
Lasith Malinga was selected man of the match in today’s game for his dependable 14 runs and 2 wickets.