Rising Pune Supergiant Confirmed their Maiden Appearance in the IPL Final
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai was hosting the First Qualifier Match which played between the MI vs RPS two top sides of the IPL League table. After won the toss by the skipper of Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma opt to bowl first and invite the Rising pune supergiants to bat first.
In batting first, RPS Team loss first two wickets in just 9 runs but thanks to a good partnership of Ajinkya Rahane and Manoj Tiwary of 80 run give a good platform for the upcoming players and in the end MS Dhoni done the trick as from his hard hitting ability scored 40 runs in just 26 balls with hitting 5 sixes to help a team scored to 162 in the 20 overs time. From Mumbai Indians Malinga, McClenaghan and Karn Sharma took a single wicket each.
MS Dhoni will play his 7th IPL final on 21st May
In reply of 163 run target team got a good starts as team loss the first wicket on 35 runs inform of Simmons but then after losing wickets in regular junction. Parthiv Patel is the highest scorer for the bombay as he scored 52 run in 40 balls and in the end team short on 20 run. With this victory Rising Pune Supergiants reach in the Sumit Clash of Final of IPL 2017 on 21st May while Mumbai Indians still have a one chance as they have to face winners of eliminator games either of KKR or SRH in the second qualifier game on 19th May.
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