Steve Smith Blasts Pune To Victory, Beat Mumbai By 7 Wickets
Chasing Mumbai Indians' 184/8, RPS ended at 187/3 with just one ball to spare. Steve Smith scored 84 not-out while MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 12.
Rising Pune Supergiant won the toss and elected to bowl. Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma, who came in at No.3, scored only 3. All pictures courtesy: BCCI
All-rounder Hardik Pandya hammered Ashok Dinda in the last over of the innings for 29 runs that took Mumbai Indians to 184
Chasing 185, Ajinkya Rahane gave Rising Pune Supergiant a perfect start but fell prey to Tim Southee on 60
Pune needed 13 runs in the last over with MS Dhoni and skipper Steven Smith at the crease
With only 3 singles in the first 3 balls, Steve Smith blasted two big sixes off Kieron Pollard to take his team home with a ball to spare
Rising Pune Supergiant won by seven wickets. They play Kings XI Punjab next on Saturday