Visakhapatnam: On Friday, 13th May, the Indian Premier League’s 43rd mach was held at the ACA- VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam and this resulted in the success of Kings XI Punjab against the Mumbai Indians and also such win by Kings XI Punjab brought them to the seventh spot in the standings, as they got fourthly won in eleven games. However, Mumbai Indians remain at 5, after their fifth defeat in twelve games.
When the match started, the toss won by Kings XI Punjab and they elects to bowl first, while Mumbai Indians were surprisingly called for bat first, as such Mumbai Indians started in worst and it was experiences by the big audience at the stadium that in only third over of the first inning in the match, the Mumbai Indians lost its two important wickets at only 8 runs. However, then Rohit Sharma and Nitish Rana hold the lead and played with caution and take the score for the Mumbai Indians to 21 of 2 in six overs. However, despite lots of struggle, the Mumbai Indians were restricted to score only 124 runs of 9 wickets, with the amazing bowling by the Kings XI Punjab.
Then, in the second inning, the Kings were having a target of only 125 runs in twenty full overs, and thus, they started battle against the bowlers and fielders of the Mumbai Indians. However, in the first over the inning, the Punjab team got shocked when Hashmi Amla lost his wicket to Tim Southee. However, then the Murali Vijay started battle and decided to remain stable against the bowling by Mumbai Indians. The skipper- Murali Vijay as such with his partner perfectly managed to bat for chasing the target comfortably with seven wickets in hands and eighteen balls to spare.
As such, from the Kings XI Punjab, the strong member was seen in the form of Murali Vijay who led from the front with an unbeaten 54 off 52 balls, and he also hit a Six and five fours while he played. Moreover, Wriddhiman Saha who was proved a best partner to him, also contributed well to the score and made 56 off 40 balls with the help of a best Six and fours for six times.