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IPL 2018 | Dwayne Bravo special gives Chennai Super Kings thrilling win in tournament opener

When every hope of Chennai Super Kings died, Dwayne Bravo and Kedar Jadhav rose to the occasion and gave the franchise a nerve-wrecking win in the season opener against Mumbai Indians. Bravo scored an insane 68 off 30 balls and Jadhav sealed the game with a six and four in the last over.
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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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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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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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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 | 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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IPL 2017 | Dhawan half-century propels SRH five points clear of KXIP in playoff race

Shikhar Dhawan produced a composed 62-run innings to chase down Mumbai’s paltry total of 138 with 10 balls to spare. The win keeps Hyderabad on track to making the playoffs whereas, after the third loss of the season, Mumbai will now have to beat Kolkata to secure the top spot on the table.
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IPL 2017 | Mumbai crush Delhi’s playoff dreams at the Kotla

Mumbai Indians showcased their all-round superiority over Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla today with a 146-run win over the home side. The West Indian duo of Lendl Simmons (66) and Kieron Pollard (63*) powered MI to 212/3 in 20 overs before DD collapsed for an embarrassing score of 66.
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IPL 2017 | Rohit Sharma ends Bangalore’s season with patient innings

Rohit Sharma’s 37 ball 56 innings put an end to Bangalore’s IPL campaign as the latter succumbed to a 5 wicket loss to Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede. Pawan Negi’s brilliant all-round performance (35, 2/17) proved to be in vain as MI were able to chase the 163-run target with a ball to spare.
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IPL 2017 | Mumbai return to winning ways in a thrilling super over against Gujarat

MI responded to the defeat against RPS by beating GL by in a thrilling contest at Rajkot that needed a super over to provide a result. Earlier, a last ball run out by Ravindra Jadeja had taken the game into the first super over of IPL 2017 after Mumbai had needed 11 off the last over.
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