Newcomers’ battle won by Pune

2011-04-14 00:00

Mumbai — The Pune Warriors won the battle of the IPL newcomers as they downed the Kochi Tuskers Kerala by four wickets yesterday.

Pune and Kochi are the two new franchises in this year’s IPL and Pune — chasing 149 for victory — eventually cruised to 151 for six with seven balls of their innings remaining.

Mohnish Mishra ended the match by hitting a four and two sixes in the 19th over, bowled by Muttiah Muralitharan.

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