In the Third Game of Indian Premier League (IPL 5)- 2012, Pune Warriors India
has registered ttheir wel desearved First win Against Mumbai Indians
and Open an Account in IPL 5 Points Table at Wankhede Stadium
, Mumbai. After Winning the Toss, Mumbai Indians Captain Harbhajan Singh put Pune Warriors India to Bat First.
Opening Batsmans of Pune Warriors India failed to gave better start to their team. Captain Saurabh Ganguly (3) and MK Pandey(0) departs early. Middle order Batsman Robin Uthappa ( 36 of 33 balls) and SPD Smith (39 of 32 balls) played sencible innings. In last few overs Murli Kartik ( 14 of 9 balls) played some good strokes and Pune Warriors inning ended up with very small total of 129 at the end of 20 overs. Lashit Malinga balled well from Mumbai Indians with Munaf Patel and they piked up 2 wickets each. Mumbai Indians got very small total to chase of 130 runs in 20 overs.
In Second Innings Mumbai Indians Could not made better start and lost their 3 wickets RE Levi(0), AT Rayudu(1) and Rohit Sharma(1) in very first 3 overs. Middle order batsman JEC Franklin (32 of 42 balls) and wicketkeeper Dinesh Kartik (32 of 32 balls) tried to achived very small total given by Pune Warriors India, but Mumbai Indians other lower order batsmans including their Captain Harbhajan Singh Failed to reach 130 Runs at the end of 20 overs. From Mumbai Indians side Ashok Dinda picked up 4 very important wickets and Murli Kartik also picked up 2 wickets. Finally PWI's good bowling and fielding succeed to registered their first win against Mumbai Indians in IPL. At the End of day PWI stunned fancied Mumbai Indians by 29 runs to kick-start their second Indian Premier League season with a win and open an account in their Points tally in IPL 5 Points Table Tally. PWI and MI Played Head to Head 2 matches before today's match MI wins both first two games, but today Pune Warriors India made a maidan wins against Mumbai Indians.