Mumbai Indian do the impossible qualified for playoff.
Rajasthan Royal made 189/4 in 20 overs and mumbai needed to chase it down in less than 15 over to qualify for playoffs. . Rajasthan started off slowly and just when they were about to accelerate, Watson was dismissed. Nair and Samson then revived the innings with a century stand before Mumbai struck twice. Hodge and Faulkner then finished off the innings well. From conceding 59 in the first 10, to 130 in the next 10, they really let it slip. Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers. Mumbai now needed to chase down 190 in 87 balls to qualify for the play-offs. Will be an exciting chase. To chase down 190 in less than 15 overs is awesome. A single-handed show by Corey Anderson, an unbeaten 95 from 44 balls, while Rayudu played a brilliant cameo. All the Rajasthan bowlers messed it up, with Faulkner, probably not forgetting that last ball for the whole of his life.
Because the scores were tied, Mumbai needed a boundary off the final ball to qualify. And Faulkner provided just that, a rubbish outside leg which was sent over fine leg! Great effort with the bat by Rajasthan but an extremely poor one with the ball.
Corey Anderson has been named the Man Of The Match for his excellent 95 from just 44 balls. This was the most exciting match of the tournament after kkr pulled a ripper to go to 2nd spot. At the end of the tournament there some good show put up by the teams lets see what happens next.
Right! So we have our play-offs ready. Punjab take on Kolkata in the first Qualifier on Tuesday, 27th May, 2014 at 1430 GMT (2000 IST) followed by the Chennai-Mumbai encounter in the eliminator on Wednesday, 28th May, 2014 at 1430 GMT (2000 IST).