A dramatic game on Sunday night at the Dubai Stadium put an end to Mumbai Indians’ 5-match winning streak in the IPL 2020. Kings XI Punjab’s fight to stay alive in the playoff race during MI vs KXIP didn’t go in vain as they earned two crucial points to get out from the bottom of the table. Only five runs were conceded by Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami during the first round of super over. Kings XI Punjab was successful in the second round where they had the likes of Chris Jordan, Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal.
During the main 20 overs, the Punjab skipper KL Rahul was the star with the bat smashing 77 off 51 balls with seven fours and three maximums. This helped Rahul earn an impact rating of 10.25 as per the CricTracker’s Match Impact Ratings. Rahul produced the most impactful performance for KXIP during the MI vs KXIP game. Nicholas Pooran came close second due to his attacking cameo in the middle overs. The West Indian earned an impact of 9.48 for his 12-ball 24 that came with the help of four boundaries.
Jasprit Bumrah accounted for the wickets of both the batters and also Mayank Agarwal earning him the highest impact rating of MI vs KXIP. Bumrah’s analyses of 4-0-24-3 helped him to earn an impact of 12.09. Kieron Pollard produced the more impactful batting performance of the match with his unbeaten 12-ball 34. Pollard got a batting impact of 15.13 but his bowling impact read -6.35 bringing his match impact down to 8.78 only. Pollard hasn’t been dismissed ever since the opening game of IPL 2020.
His partnership with Nathan Coulter-Nile turned the game into MI’s hands as the Australian scored 24 off 12 balls and shared a 57-run partnership in only 21 deliveries. Rahul Chahar’s (7.69) contribution with the ball in MI vs KXIP was also a crucial one for Mumbai Indians as the leg-spinner took the wickets of Chris Gayle and Glenn Maxwell. For Kings XI Punjab, Mohammed Shami (7.44) produced the most impactful bowling performance as he took the wickets of inform Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya.
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