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IPL 2017 | Bowlers lead Mumbai to record third IPL crown

Mumbai Indians' bowlers, particularly Jasprit Bumrah (2/26) and Mitchell Johnson (3/26), kept their nerves under immense pressure to defeat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run helping their team win a record third IPL title. Defending a total of 130, Mumbai secured the win in a nail-biting finish.
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reportcricket8 days ago

IPL 2017 | Mumbai trounce Kolkata to enter final

Riding on dream spells from Karn Sharma (4/16) and Jasprit Bumrah (3/7) Mumbai crushed Kolkata in the second qualifier encounter at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore by 6 wickets. Chasing a paltry 108 to seal a spot in the final against Pune, Mumbai reached their target with 33 balls to spare.
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reportcricket10 days ago

IPL 2017 | KKR advance in rain delayed Eliminator in Bengaluru

KKR made light work of the revised target of 48 after a brilliant 19-ball 32 by Gautam Gambhir powered Kolkata to 7 wicket victory over Hyderabad in the eliminator. Earlier, Sunrisers had managed 128/7 in their 20 overs before a near three hour rain delay meant that the target was reset for KKR.
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reportcricket11 days ago

IPL 2017 | Pune steamroll Mumbai to enter the final

Half-centuries by Ajinkya Rahane and Manoj Tiwary, to go with a scintillating cameo by MS Dhoni, helped Rising Pune Supergiant enter their first, and maybe their last, final of the league. After Pune posted 162/4, the hosts failed to cope under pressure of the chase and now will play the eliminator.
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reportcricket13 days ago

IPL 2017 | RCB do the double over DD to end season on a high

Royal Challengers Bangalore gave their fans something to cheer about with a dominant 10-run victory over Delhi at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Virat Kohli finished the season with another half century before Avesh Khan marked his IPL debut spell with a wicket and just 10 runs to secure the win for RCB.
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reportcricket13 days ago

IPL 2017 | Pune seal their playoff date against Mumbai Indians in style

In a completely one-sided game, Rising Pune Supergiant secured the second spot on the table with a comfortable nine-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at home today. The Supergiant bowled out Punjab for an embarrassing score of 73 before outscoring their rivals with 48 balls to spare.
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reportcricket14 days ago

IPL 2017 | Second string Mumbai end KKR’s top-two hopes

Mumbai Indians completed a double over the Knight Riders with a second string team, beating the hosts by 9 runs at the Eden Gardens. Ambati Rayudu (63) and Saurabh Tiwary (52) had set Kolkata a target of 173 but, in reply, KKR could only muster 164 runs after losing wickets on regular occasions.
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IPL 2017 | Sunrisers book playoff spot with dominating win over Gujarat

David Warner (65) and Vijay Shankar (63) rescued Sunrisers Hyderabad from a precarious position of 25/2, chasing 155, to beat Gujarat Lions by eight wickets and secure a playoff berth. Earlier, the SRH bowlers had restricted the Lions to 154 after the latter were 105/0 in 10 overs.
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reportcricket15 days ago

IPL 2017 | Delhi dent Pune’s playoff hopes

Delhi Daredevils played the role of party poopers to perfection as they dented Rising Pune Supergiant’s hopes of making the playoffs with a 7-run victory at the Ferozshah Kotla. Karun Nair scored a brilliant 64 for DD to propel them to 168/8, before Manoj Tiwary’s fighting 60 went in vain for Pune.
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IPL 2017 | Punjab keep playoff dream alive with narrow win over Mumbai

KXIP handed table-toppers MI a narrow seven-run defeat at the Wankhede to keep their playoffs hopes alive. The visitors set a season high target of 231, courtesy Wriddhiman Saha's 93-run knock, and even after the heroics of Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard, Mumbai fell just short of the target.
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