Steve Smith’s inspiring captaincy was one of the reasons for Pune’s spectacular performance this season and today, in the final against Mumbai, he came up with a fantastic throw to dismiss Ambati Rayudu. Standing at mid-off, Smith produced a brilliant throw to send Rayudu packing
After Jaydev Unadkat ran riot to dismiss Parthiv Patel and Lendl Simmons within 8 runs,Ambati Rayudu and Rohit Sharma were supposed to take the responsibility of bailing the team out of the precarious situation they found themselves in. Although they tried to forge a good partnership, the Pune skipper had other ideas.
In the eighth over of the innings, when Mumbai
After the dismissal, Mumbai lost their way and let handed the initiative to Pune. At the time end of the first innings, Mumbai could only manage at 129/8.
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.