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Punjab cruise past Pune

2012-04-12 20:32

Mohali - Dimitri Mascarenhas grabbed 5-25 as Kings XI Punjab prevailed by seven wickets over Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League on Thursday.

Mascarenhas took the important wickets of Sourav Ganguly, Marlon Samuels and Robin Uthappa as Pune were bowled out for 115 in 19 overs on a pitch helping seam bowlers. Australian Shaun Marsh's unbeaten 64 guided Punjab to 116-3 in 17.4 overs.

Mascarenhas and Marsh ensured Punjab's first win in three games while Pune now have two wins from three.

Scores:

Kings XI Punjab 116-3 in 17.4 overs (Shaun Marsh 64 not out) def. Pune Warriors 115 all out in 19 overs (Mithun Manhas 31; Dimitri Mascarenhas 5-25, Harmeet Singh 2-23).

AP

Comments
  • Gerald - 2012-04-13 11:51

    Jesse Ryder needs to loose about 10 - 15kg then he might perform better. Having said that, I would definitely play Wayne Parnell before any one of Ryder, Angelo Matthews or Marlon Samuels

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