IPL cricket: Super Sharma outshines KZN’s Miller

2013-04-30 00:00

A MAJESTIC unbeaten 79 from Rohit Sharma outshone David Miller’s 56 as Mumbai Indians resisted a stirring challenge from the Kings XI Punjab to secure a nail-biting four-run win in their Indian Premier League match at the Wankhede Stadium yesterday.

The home captain clubbed six fours and six sixes, three of which came in what turned out to be a decisive final over that yielded 27, during a 39-ball blitz to lift his side to 174 for three after winning the toss and batting first in Mumbai.

Miller smashed five sixes in his 34 deliveries in the middle, but lacked support as Punjab were bowled out with the final delivery of the chase.

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