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IPL 2017 | MI vs RPS: Rising Pune Supergiant beat Mumbai Indians by three runs Live

Rising Pune Supergiant Bowlers Scripted A Three-run Victory For Their Team Over IPL Table Toppers Mumbai Indians. It Was A Great Performance By The Pune Team Which Needed This Victory Badly To Stay Alive In The Competition.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 25 Apr 2017, 12:03:25 AM
IPL 2017  | RPS beat MI by 3 runs

New Delhi:

Rising Pune Supergiant played some brilliant cricket as their bowlers scripted a heroic victory over Mumbai Indians. Jaydev Unadkat and Ben Stokes took two wickets apiece as they eclipsed Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma's majestic innings of 58 runs off 39 balls. Unadkat bowled a brilliant last over as he led his team to victory. With 17 runs to defend in the last over, Unadkat took the crucial wickets of MI captain Rohit Sharma and pinch-hitter Hardik Pandya.

Earlier, Rising Pune Supergiant lost some quick wickets after openers Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane provided them with a positive start. Despite having a brilliant opening stand, they were able to score only 160 runs for the loss of six wickets as the Mumbai spinners made a majestic comeback in the match.

Mumbai Indians spinners Karn Sharma and Harbhajan Singh weaved magic with their variations as they sent Pune on the backfoot. Jasprit Bumrah too played his part to perfection as he deceived the Pune batsmen with his slower balls and off cutters.

Karn Sharma, who came in place of the injured Krunal Pandya took two wickets in the match and applied the initial brakes on the Pune innings. Later on, Harbhajan Singh took his 200th T20 wicket and Bumrah grabbed two as the Rising Pune Supergiant couldn't convert their start to a mammoth total.

Live Cricket Score:  Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant

Here are the match updates

#11:36 PM: After 20 overs MI 157-8

Unadkat to Harbhajan, SIX! However, Pune is celebrating as they win the match by 3 runs

Unadkat to Harbhajan, out McClenaghan Run Out!! 

Unadkat to Rohit, out Caught & Bowled! Huge blow for Mumbai; Rohit Sharma goes and Mitchell Mcclenaghan joins Harbhajan Singh at the crease

# Unadkat to Rohit Sharma, SIX! What a shot by the MI captain 

Unadkat to Hardik Pandya, out Caught by Stokes!!

# 11:30 PM: After 19 overs MI 144-5

# Mumbai Indians need 17 runs off the last over.

# Ben Stokes bowls a brilliant over and only 7 runs comes off it

# 11:25 PM: After 18 overs MI 137-5

Unadkat to Hardik Pandya, FOUR! 

Unadkat to Hardik Pandya, FOUR, he doesn't believe in gentle nudges. Gets a back of a length sitter in the arc and flat bats it with all his might over extra cover

# 11:20 PM: After 17 overs MI 126-5

# Hardik Pandya, right-hand bat comes to the crease. The young man is hugely talented and would have to support Rohit Sharma till the end.

Tahir to Pollard, OUT; Caught by Smith!! It's a huge blow for Mumbai and increases the pressure on other batsmen.

# Imran Tahir comes to the attack. He's one of the top ranked spinners in T20 cricket and Rising Pune Supergiant will hope that he delivers the goods. 

# 11:15 PM: After 16 overs MI 122-4

Shardul Thakur to Rohit, SIX. What a sublime front footed pull that was. Thakur looks to pepper it with banging it half way down and watches it being deposited with a flat bat into the first floor over deep square leg

# Shardul Thakur is re-introduced in the attack

# 11:10 PM: After 15 overs MI 113-4

# Stokes to Rohit, FOUR! A loose bowl and the Mumbai captain punishes Stokes. A mighty swing of the bat and a boundary through the covers

# 11:06 PM: After 14 overs MI 105-4

Tahir to Rohit, SIX, its a brute of a shot; a massive shot which goes straight into the stands. Another variation, in the form of a googly this time and picked out right off the palm as he slogs it while sweeping

Tahir to Rohit, FOUR! Opens and picks out the top-spinner half way down the track with a swivel to dispatch it just past the reach of a diving Rahane at mid-wicket.

# 11:01 PM: After 13 overs MI 94-4

Stokes to Pollard, FOUR, it's a powerful shot. A bare 123kph and Pollard spanks it with utter disdain. 

# Kieron Pollard comes to the crease and joins captain Rohit Sharma

Stokes to Karn Sharma, out Bowled! Magnificent bowling by the medium pacer. Karn looks to stay true to his pinch hitting role with a violent swish of the bat. But just doesn't bother moving his feet while looking to deal with this tight length delivery.

# 10:56 PM: After 12 overs MI 86-3

# Imran Tahir to Karn Sharma, SIX! majestic shot by the young batsman. Gets a ball in the slot at a good length and just swings his bat out.

# 10:51 PM: After 11 overs MI 77-3

# Unadkat to Rohit, FOUR, walks across. Sits down. Gets under the fuller delivery and scoops it over the keeper. Almost off the toe end but with the field behind square up in the circle it seems safe

Unadkat to Karn Sharma, 2 runs, on the shorter side with ample amounts of width. 

# Jaydev Unadkat is reintroduced into the attack

# 10:45 PM: After 10 overs MI 68-3

Tahir to Rohit, FOUR, that's a magnificent shot against the turn. But because it was so full, he really didn't have to worry about it. Drifting in on middle, Rohit whips it away over mid-wicket

# Tahir to Rohit, no run, fired in by Tahir and almost lands it in the blockhole. Rohit digs it out9.1Tahir to Rohit, FOUR, that's beautifully done from Rohit. He was initially beaten by the turn on this leg-break, but he didn't commit so he was able to open the bat-face and steer it past slip

# Imran Tahir, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack

Karn Sharma, left handed bat, comes to the crease

# 10:39 PM: After 9 overs MI 60-3

Washington Sundar to Parthiv Patel, out Bowled!! Maiden IPL wicket for Sundar. He's slid that right through Parthiv.

Washington Sundar to Parthiv Patel, no run, superb work from point to cut the single. Shortish outside off, Parthiv slices it with the turn and almost finds the gap, but for that fielder's diving effort to his right

# 10:34 PM: After 8 overs MI 56-2

#  Christian to Rohit Sharma, FOUR, wow. That's been driven on the up and over mid-on

# Captain Rohit Sharma comes to the crease

#  Christian to Nitish Rana, he's gone, OUT, Caught by Unadkat!! Short of length, Rana heaves into the on-side but he's in no control of it whatsoever. The ball has flown off the top-edge. He's gone. 

# Daniel Christian, right-arm medium is introduced into the attack.

#10:29 PM: After 7 overs MI 50-1

#  Washington Sundar to Parthiv Patel, 1 run, that's a leading edge which pops just wide of Sundar. 

Washington Sundar to Nitish Rana, 1 run, pushed through towards off from a length, Rana dabs it to short third man for a quick single. The fielder misfields

# 10:25 PM: After 6 overs MI 44-1

Shardul Thakur to Parthiv Patel, FOUR. Thakur strays in line again; Parthiv picks it off his hips and glances it past short fine leg

# Shardul Thakur comes back into the attack.

# 10:21 PM After 5 overs MI 35-1

Stokes to Nitish Rana, no run, fullish on off, Rana prods forward in defence. Maiden-wicket for Stokes. What an over!

# Nitish Rana comes to the crease to join Parthiv Patel. Rana is one of the leading run-scorers of IPL 2017 and is in great touch.

# Ben Stokes to Jos Buttler, out Caught by Washington Sundar!! The slower ball has done the trick. Buttler drags it straight to long-on. He backed away looking for the big hit, maybe over mid-off, and Stokes followed him with a leg-cutter to deny him the room.

# Ben Stokes, right-arm medium, comes into the attack 

# 10:16 PM: After 4 overs MI 35-0

Unadkat to Buttler, FOUR, that's unfortunate for the bowler. He's deceived Buttler for lack of pace while also bowling it wide of off stump. The cutter grips a touch, takes a thick edge and flies fine of short third man

# Jaydev Unadkat is introduced into the attack. 

10:11 PM: After 3 overs MI 27-0

# Washington Sundar is taken to the cleaners by the diminutive dynamo, Parthiv Patel. Patel hits Sundar for three FOURS as Mumbai makes a flying start.

#10:07 PM: After 2 overs MI 14-0

# Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler hits three FOURS off Thakur's over 

# Shardul Thakur comes into the attack and is torn apart by the Mumbai batsmen

# 10:03 PM: After 1 over MI 3-0

# Washington Sundar opens the bowling for Mumbai

# Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler open the innings for Mumbai

# 9:59 PM: Mumbai Indians begin their innings

# 9:42 PM: After 20 overs RPS 160/6

Bumrah to Manoj Tiwary, out Lbw!! Bumrah gets his second wicket of the match.

# Bumrah to Manoj Tiwary, FOUR, Bumrah misses the yorker and Tiwary thrashes it away. He gets underneath the ball and smashes it towards the corner fence.

Bumrah to Manoj Tiwary, FOUR, dug in short and Tiwary fetched the pull from outside off, not off the meat but the key thing was he got it in the gap, between deep mid-wicket and long-on

# 9:36 PM: After 19 overs RPS 150-5

McClenaghan to Christian, FOUR, cracking shot! The 150 comes up for Rising Pune Supergiant. Half volley and not many batsmen miss out. Christian clears his front leg and pumps the drive through extra cover. No one at sweeper cover to stop it

# Mitchell Mcclenaghan returns to the attack

# 9:32 PM: After 18 overs RPS 143-5

# A huge blow to RPS as they lose half their team

Bumrah to Dhoni, THAT'S OUT!! Bowled!! The greatest finisher in T20 cricket has been unable to perform any heroics in the match.

# Jasprit Bumrah to Manoj Tiwary, 1 run, another off-cutter and Tiwary taps it with soft hands wide of cover

9:26 PM: After 17 overs RPS 137-4

# He hits two straight FOURS off the MI bowler.

# Manoj Tiwari comes to the crease and attacks Mitchell Johnshon from the outset.

# Mitchell Johnson to Stokes, out Bowled!! Stokes unable to decipher Johnson's pace. Good length ball on leg-stump, Stokes clears his front leg and heaves, but failed to connect with the ball

9:21 PM: After 16 overs RPS 126-3

McClenaghan to Stokes, FOUR, streaky! Stokes steps out and nudges the ball into the on-side

McClenaghan to Dhoni, 1 run, short of length around off, Dhoni punches to sweeper cover

# Mitchell McClenaghan comes back into the attack. He has been in phenomenal form in the tournament and it remains to be seen whether he can deliver the goods in this match.

9:16 PM: After 15 overs RPS 120-3

# Dhoni and Stokes steal singles and doubles off the Bumrah over

# Jasprit Bumrah is back into the attack

9:11 PM: After 14 overs RPS 111-3

Johnson to Stokes, FOUR! Fired full and down leg, might have been the attempted yorker, Stokes helps it away fine and the pace of Johnson carries it to the coundary

# Mitchell Johnson comes back into the attack as Ben Stokes comes out to bat.

9:07 PM: After 13 overs RPS 104-3

# Harbhajan bowls a majestic over as he gives only 4 runs and takes a wicket in it.

Harbhajan to Smith, OUT Bowled!! 200th T20 wicket. He dropped him last over and now has removed the dangerous Smith. Huge blow to Pune as they lose their in-form captain.

# 9:03 PM: After 12 overs RPS 100-2

# Steven Smith and MS Dhoni at the crease. Karn Sharma to Smith, FOUR. Karn drags the length back and Smith pounces over it,

# Karn Sharma gives the second blow to Rising Pune Supergiant as he gobbles up the second opener, Rahul Tripathi

Karn Sharma to Smith, FOUR, Smith will use his feet against the spinners. Is quick to get out of the box and gets to the pitch of the flighted delivery, thumps it past the bowler. Karn had no chance to even get a fingertip on that

# 8:58 PM: After 11 overs RPS 88-1

# Harbhajan bowls a good over as he brings all his experience into play.

# 8:53 PM: After 10 overs RPS 84-1

# Karn Sharma to Tripathi, SIX, good effort from the man in the deep, but he couldn't stop it from going into the fence. A 68-metre six. A leg-break, Tripathi gets down and slog sweeps.

Karn Sharma to Ajinkya Rahane, OUT Caught & Bowled!! First wicket for Karn Sharma in Mumbai colors and huge breakthrough for Mumbai. Rahane was undone by that top-spinner. He was looking to cut as he thought it was a leg-break. 

# 8:48 PM: After 9 overs RPS 74-0 

# Good over bowled by Harbhajan Singh as only five runs come off it

# 8:43 PM: After 8 overs RPS 69-0

# Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane take Mitchell Mcclenaghan to the cleaners as they hit three FOURS off his over.

8:38 PM: After 7 overs RPS 55-0

# The turbunator bowls a good over as only seven runs come through it

# Harbhajan Singh comes into the attack

# 8:33 PM: After 6 overs RPS 48-0

# Karn Sharma to Rahane, FOUR, to long on

# Karn Sharma to Tripathi, SIX, that's a gigantic six! Flat, quick and overpitched, right in the slot for Tripathi to swing his bat. He hits a fascinating shot over long on.

# 8:28 PM After 5 overs RPS 37-0

# Rahane hits a brilliant FOUR as he frees his arms and cuts the ball through covers.

# Bumrah to Rahane, 1 run, in-decker, short of length delivery just outside off, enough width for Rahane to run it down to third man

# Jasprit Bumrah right-arm medium, comes into the attack.

# After 4 overs RPS 31-0

# Sharma bowls a brilliant over as only 6 runs come off it.# He has replaced the injured and in-form Krunal Pandya.# Karn Sharma comes into the attack.

# 8:23 PM: After 3 overs, RPS score 25-0

# Johnson to Rahane, FOUR, majestic shot, a great start for RPS

Johnson to Tripathi, no run, very full on middle, Tripathi drills it down the ground. Johnson on his follow through, sticks his left hand out and half-stops it

#8: 18 PM: After 2 overs, RPS score 18-0

McClenaghan to Rahane, FOUR! Majestic shot straight down the ground

# Rahul Tripathi, an amazing talent hits a brilliant FOUR. He dances down the track and elevates the shortish ball over point with a fierce cut

# Mitchell McClenaghan begins the second over and bowls a brilliant first bowl, no run scored off it.

# 8:13 PM : After 1 over RPS score 9-0

#Wow! What a shot, Rahane hits a brilliant six off Johnson's bowling

Johnson to Rahane, wide, sucker delivery. Full and slanting across. A tad too wide outside off, Rahane chases it away from his body and misses. Called as a wide

Johnson to Rahane, 1 run, starts with a 144 kph short of length delivery that shapes into the right-hander. Rahane hops and nudges it to square leg to get off the mark

# Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi have come out to open for Rising Pune Supergiant 

Rising Pune Supergiant begin their innings after being sent to bat as Mitchell Johnson begin the bowling for Mumbai Indians 

#Team changes - Mumbai Indians injury to Krunal Pandya. Karn Sharma comes in.RPS remain unchanged from their game against SRH

#Mumbai Indians have won the toss, would field first

#Rising Pune Supergiant (Playing XI): Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni(w), Ben Stokes, Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Jaydev Unadkat

#Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, Rohit Sharma(c), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah

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First Published : 24 Apr 2017, 07:31:00 PM