Pune won the Opening Match of IPL 9

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, April 10th, 2016 | 0

Pune won the Opening Match

IPL is on its 9th season and start from 9th April. At the opening match Champion Mumbai were played against new team Pune Supergiant. Indian National team skipper MS Dhoni is also the skipper of Pune Supergiant, while he was the skipper of former Chennai Super Kings.

In the opening match of IPL 2016, Pune just demolish defending champion Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets. Mainly Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was losing the match after winnings the toss! Batting first after winning the toss was a big mistake. But Dhoni said he will choose fielding if won the toss. But after batting first Mumbai scored just 121 runs.  And Pune just loss one wickets to chase the target. Ajinkya Rahane scored 66 runs with only 42 balls and Pune Supergiant have 9 wickets victory. Fuf Du Plessis out after 34 runs with 33 balls and Kevin Pietersen not out with 21 runs from 14 balls.  Rahane’s 66 runs inning were managed by 7 boundaries and 3 over boundaries.

But in the earlier of the match Mumbai loss 4 top batsman in 30 runs. 5 in 40 runs and 6 in 51 runs. In the end off-spinner Harbhajan Singh scored 45 runs just from 30 balls and make Mumbai 121 runs.

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