2017 IPL 28th Match Highlights: Mumbai Indians VS. Rising Pune Supergiant
Expect the unexpected in the Indian Premier League. The epitome of fierce T20 cricket at its finest, IPL matches are always full of drama, thrill, and excitement. And the 28th match of 2017 IPL was the best example of how an IPL match is expected to be. The match was played between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant on 24th April in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai at 20:00 IST. The match was undoubtedly a treat for the viewers and kept everybody engaged until the end. The much stronger Mumbai Indians never thought it will lose the match from Rising Pune Supergiant. But, team Pune was here to outrage everyone. Rising Pune Supergiant turned the table and won the match by a narrow margin of 3 runs. Here is what exactly happened in the match. Do have a look to find out!
When Rising Pune Supergiant Came Out as a Surprise
Fans of Rising Pune Supergiant would have rejoiced as the team wowed everyone out there in this particular match of IPL 10. Everything was in favor of Mumbai Indians, the match was being played on its home ground, the team won the toss and opted to field, but still team Mumbai couldn’t mark victory in front of Rising Pune Supergiant.
Team Pune came to bat in first and made a score of 160 runs on a fall of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi of team RSP became the highest scorer making 45 runs on 31 balls. Karn Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah of Mumbai Indians took 2 wickets each. When Mumbai Indians came to bat, it seemed that the powerful team will easily chase the target. Captain Rohit Sharma scored 58 runs on 39 balls. The team could not manage to take the score beyond 157 runs and hence lost the match by a narrow margin of 3 runs.
The Star of the Show
The credit of the victory of Rising Pune Supergiant can be given to the bowlers who did not let the batsmen of Mumbai Indians to chase the average target set. Therefore, the player of the match title was given to Ben Stokes of Rising Pune Supergiant who took 2 wickets at an economy of 5.25.
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