Match 2 IPL 2017 Mumbai Indians Vs Rising Pune Supergiant
VIVO IPL 10 with Mumbai Indians Vs Rising Pune SupergiantÂ had a great start in which underdogs RPG defeated MI hands down.Â Rising Pune Supergiant won the toss in their first match of the season sent MI into bat. Though openers Parthiv Patel and Jose Buttler gave a good start their middle order did not bat well as expected. Their lower order batsmen Pollard and Pandya help them to post a decent total of 184.
In reply RPS made a great start through Rahane (60). Smith who remained unbeaten on 84, and stokes scored a quick 21 to help the team to win over the MI.
Venue: MCA International Cricket Stadium, PuneÂ Date: Thursday, 06 April 2017
Captains: Rohit Sharma, MI and Smith RPS
Result: RPS won by 7 wickets
Smith and Rahane played to their potential for RPG to notch up a big victory against MI in the VIVI IPL 10 match at the MCA international cricket stadium here on 06/04/2017.
For MI their openers gave a fairly good start, but their middle order crumbled. Imran Tahir bowled very well to claim 3 wickets for 28 runs, Adam Zampa and Stokes claimed 1 wicket each and Rajat Bhatia claimed 2 wickets for 14 runs.
RPG had a blistering start thanks to the heroics of Rahane (60) and Smith with 84 not out played brilliantly to ensure victory. Dhoni remained unbeaten on 12.
Thus VIVO IPL 10 started with a bang for last year low ranking team RPF. Their selecting a new captain worked for their team, though their former captain MS Dhoni was frequently consulted by Smith during the play.
Man of the match award was given to Steve Smith.
Match Status:(Match Ended)
Mumbai Indians (MI) Scorecard
|Parthiv Patel (W)
b Imran Tahir
lbw b Imran Tahir
|Rohit Sharma (C)
b Imran Tahir
c Rajat Bhatia b Adam Zampa
c & b Rajat Bhatia
c MS Dhoni b Rajat Bhatia
c Mayank Agarwal b Ben Stokes
run out (MS Dhoni)
2-61 (Rohit Sharma, 6.3 ov),
3-62 (Jos Buttler, 6.5 ov),
4-92 (Ambati Rayudu, 11.1 ov),
5-107 (Krunal Pandya, 13.2 ov),
6-125 (Nitish Rana, 15.3 ov),
7-146 (Kieron Pollard, 18.2 ov),
8-183 (Tim Southee, 19.5 ov),
Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) Scorecard
c Nitish Rana b Tim Southee
c Rohit Sharma b Mitchell McClenaghan
|Steven Smith (C)
c Tim Southee b Hardik Pandya
|MS Dhoni (W)
2-93 (Ajinkya Rahane, 10.1 ov),
3-143 (Ben Stokes, 15.2 ov),