Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma wins the toss and elects to bat against Rising Pune Supergiants.
Maximum sixes award went to Faf du Plessis. Ajinkya Rahane bags the man-of-the-match award.
What a way to start the campaign for the new entrants? It was indeed a all-round performance from Rising Pune Supergiants. Dhoni rotated his bowlers well and restricted the mighty batting line-up of Mumbai Indians to a meagre total of 121.
Responding to their bowlers effort, Rahane, du Plessis and Pietersen finished the match in style with 5.2 overs to spare.
Rising Pune Supergiants led by some fine batting from Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis and Kevin Pietersen took their team to victory by 9 wickets. After restricting Mumbai Indians for 121, Pune reached the target in 14.4 overs.
MI 121/8 (20.0 Ovs)
RPS 126/1 (14.4 Ovs)
Rising Pune Supergiants won by 9 wkts
PLAYER OF THE MATCH :- Ajinkya Rahane