At Centurion, May 12, 2009 (floodlit). Mumbai Indians won by eight wickets. Toss: Kings XI Punjab. Kings XI Punjab 119-9 (20 overs) (S. Sohal 43); Mumbai Indians 122-2 (16.2 overs) (D. J. Bravo 70*, S. R. Tendulkar 41*). Mumbai Indians 2 pts. Man of the Match: Harbhajan Singh.

Mumbai's three off-spinners - Duminy (4-0-15-2), Harbhajan Singh (4-0-9-1) and Ajinkya Rahane (1-0-5-1) - stifled Punjab's eight left-handers, then Bravo knocked off the modest target almost single-handed.