IPL 2017, RPS Captain Steve Smith blast made Pune to a Stunning Victory
New RPS captain Steve Smith who led his men for the first time got his team to win the match against MI. Winning the toss and had put MI to bat.
Yes, it is a superb captain’s knock hitting 84 not out off just 54 balls by Steve Smith and a fine knock by Ajinkya Rahane scoring 60 has got to a stunning victory in the match that held in Pune last night. Rising Pune Supergiant fought off to register their 1st win in the first match of IPL 10 season. Mumbai any how managed to bring the match till the last over, at a time it seemed to pull off the things from Pune but Smith incredible strikes to six in the last two balls denied the victory for Pune.
RPS ended at 187/3 chasing Mumbai Indians’ 184/8 nwith one ball to spare and Dhoni unbeaten remained on 12.
For the first time Steve Smith leading RPS has won the toss and elected to field first.
After there he blasted with the bat as well and made sure to look after the match not to lose at the end of the innings.
Mumbai Indians earlier has wrecked up by the South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir who dismissed the top three batsmen where Jos Buttler and Parthiv Patel had off to a great start.
Tahirv who has been a replacement for Ravichandran Ashwin later before who has been missing out for the whole tournament, removed opener Parthiv in his very 1st over itself and followed by buttler and later to Mumbai Indians Captain Sharma in a very quick succession as the Pune threatened to run away with the match.
Kieron Pollard and Nitin Rana has contributed good for the team and rocking cricket played by Hardik Pandya 35 not out has cracked 4 sixes and a four in the last over had been a something to say for the Mumbai Indians.
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