KXIP Vs MI Match 23 Result IPL 2019
Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bowl first in the 24th match of IPL 2019.
The substitute skipper Kieron Pollard scored 83 runs on 31 balls to win a thrilling three-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab in the 23 matches of IPL 2019. Pollard’s blistering batting helped Mumbai Indians to win the match.
Stand-in the captain of Mumbai in place of the injured Rohit Sharma, imposed himself in order to take the task with a required run rate of 12. He lifted his camp from 62-3 to revive Mumbai’s hopes. His partnership of 54 points with Alzarri Joseph for the seventh wicket was crucial. While there were 15 runs left, Pollard got out on the second ball of the last over. But his Indian countryman Alzarri Joseph completed the task with 15 runs.
Previously, Rahul had recorded 100 runs on 100 deliveries to guide Punjab to 197 for four after being put in the foreground. Rahul, who has two hundred T20I, scored 116 runs with Chris Gayle for the first wicket opening partnership of their team’s 197-4. Gayle fell to Jason Behrendorff in the 13th over and Hardik Pandya hit back with two other counters. But Rahul launched an assault in the last three overs that had 54 points in Punjab.
Man of The Match:
Kieron Pollard was declared as man of the match for his blistering batting performance.