Player of the Match
Player of the Match

End of match: Punjab are a dejected lot and especially Chawla, who cuts a forlorn figure. Rayudu pointed out to Sachin's signature on his Adidas bat - belated gift for the man.

Punjab will wonder why they lost this game. 32 needed off 12 and it was their game. Not for the first time in this edition the penultimate over is the turning point. Mumbai are at No.6 now. Punjab at 8. Here's the points table.

Peterson's audacity was the game-changer. Not taking any credit away from Rayudu. His shots were clean as well.

Post-match presentation

David Hussey: "Fantastic game, mirror image to the one in Mumbai. I think we had enough, anything can happen in T20, and anything did. The penultimate over really turned the tide. You try and bowl your best bowler in the penultimate over, Chawla bowled well earlier but they got stuck in."

Harbhajan Singh: "There were too many runs on the board, the way Rayudu batted it was great, he was exceptional, I have no doubts he will go on to play for India very soon. We needed a win to get the campaign going, great batting from Peterson as well. The way Rayudu, Peterson and Rohit batted, it was fantastic."

Ambati Rayudu is the Man of the Match: "When I went in I thought even if I took only singles in the first 8-9 balls, I could accelerate later. I'm getting a hang of playing at every position. I have to thank Sachin Sir. He helped me out a lot in the last few days when I was low."

Kings XI Punjab tweet: "Still reeling from what happened. Team is as disappointed as you all are. Now every match is a must win."

Tendulkar (speaking after picking up an award for his 100th ton) : "I've put on some weight after the 100th hundred."

Thanks for your company. There's also the game in Bangalore, but there's a rain delay. Hpping for the best. Cheers guys!

19.5
4
Azhar Mahmood to Rayudu, FOUR runs, Mumbai pull off a stunning win here! Rayudu makes room and Mahmood fires it full on the stumps and he crashes that past the short cover fielder who was unmoved, deep cover had no chance

Plenty in the deep

19.4
1
Azhar Mahmood to Peterson, 1 run, comes round the wicket and he chips it in the air down to deep midwicket, drops short of the fielder, only one!
19.3
1
Azhar Mahmood to Rayudu, 1 run, fires it full down the leg side on seeing him make room and he hammers it in the air down to long-off, 3 needed off 3
19.2
1lb
Azhar Mahmood to Peterson, 1 leg bye, bangs it in short and he pulls and the ball hits his helmet and rolls to the off side
19.1
0
Azhar Mahmood to Peterson, no run, hammered back to the bowler and it nearly carried to him on the full

Can Mahmood perform a miracle for Punjab?

END OF OVER:
19 | 27 Runs | MI: 164/6 (5 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 8.63, RRR: 5.00)

  • AT Rayudu29 (15b)
  • RJ Peterson15 (4b)
  • PP Chawla4-0-46-1
  • P Awana4-0-39-3
18.6
6
Chawla to Rayudu, SIX runs, 27 off the over! What a nightmare for Chawla! Rayudu is still merciless as he chips down the track and launches him rows over long-on, it's down to 5 off 6 balls

A jolted Hussey comes over to Chawla. The bowler is well, speechless. Peterson was under-utilised with the ball and with the bat, well, he's teaching his captain a lesson

18.5
6
Chawla to Rayudu, SIX runs, 21 runs and counting! Chawla tosses it up outside off and Rayudu takes a few paces forward and lofts crisply rows over long-off
18.4
1
Chawla to Peterson, 1 run, another reverse sweep! But didn't time it well, hammered it down to cover, scampered to the crease and beat the throw
18.3
6
Chawla to Peterson, SIX runs, wham! What are we in for here? The conventional slog this time, tossed up on middle and leg and Peterson gets on his knee and slams that over deep midwicket
18.2
4
Chawla to Peterson, FOUR runs, this is getting closer! Chawla makes the mistake of dropping short and this was close to the switch hit, turns the other way and clubs it down to deep extra cover
18.1
4
Chawla to Peterson, FOUR runs, the reverse sweep! He was in position early, friendly length ball and he swung that down to third man

END OF OVER:
18 | 8 Runs 2 Wkts | MI: 137/6 (32 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.61, RRR: 16.00)

  • AT Rayudu17 (13b)
  • RJ Peterson0 (0b)
  • P Awana4-0-39-3
  • BA Bhatt4-0-34-0
17.6
0
Awana to Rayudu, no run, big swing and a miss, a short one and Rayudu tries to slog that away

Harbhajan was batting ahead of Peterson. Well...

17.5
2
Awana to Rayudu, 2 runs, makes room and slaps it down to third man
17.4
W
Awana to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, Harbhajan's bad day has gotten worse, strange old shot, he stayed at the crease and played a sort of tennis forehand and the top edge went swirling down to long-off, the fielder was well in front of the rope
17.3
0
Awana to Harbhajan Singh, no run, bowls him a short one straightaway, he swings and misses
17.2
W
Awana to Sharma, OUT, is this the turning point? Sharma throws his head back in frustration and yells out, he made room to slap that over the off side but ended up slashing it straight to backward point, it dipped to Mahmood
17.1
6
Awana to Sharma, SIX runs, full toss thank you very much, fetches that from the off stump and he clubbed that across the line over deep square leg and that's his fifty

40 off 18. Can't say Punjab hold the edge because these two look strong now

END OF OVER:
17 | 12 Runs | MI: 129/4 (40 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.58, RRR: 13.33)

  • AT Rayudu15 (11b)
  • RG Sharma44 (28b)
  • BA Bhatt4-0-34-0
  • P Kumar4-0-25-0
16.6
2
Bhatt to Rayudu, 2 runs, down the track and a big swing and he gets an inside edge that beats the keeper
16.5
1
Bhatt to Sharma, 1 run, bowls it flat and Rohit stays back and mistimes the pull
16.4
1
Bhatt to Rayudu, 1 run, Free Hit: Pounds a flat delivery down the track and Bhatt boots it away
16.4
2nb
Bhatt to Sharma, (no ball) 1 run, looks like it was a back-foot no-ball! Comes forward and drives to cover
16.3
1
Bhatt to Rayudu, 1 run, uses his feet and clips him over midwicket
16.2
4
Bhatt to Rayudu, FOUR runs, heads up! Rayudu makes room and uses his feet and smacks that flat over the bowler's head, rocketed to the sight screen

Mum Indians 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st52SR TendulkarJEC Franklin
2nd7SR TendulkarRG Sharma
3rd7KD KarthikRG Sharma
4th24RG SharmaKA Pollard
5th45AT RayuduRG Sharma
6th0Harbhajan SinghAT Rayudu
7th36AT RayuduRJ Peterson
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