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Qualifier 1, IPL 2017 – As it happened | CricketSoccer
The Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2017 between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants was a magnificent game of T20 cricket. Not magnificent in terms of "Team A made 200 and Team B chased down 200 terms" but how two very professional t20 outfits applied themselves in a match. For me, a good game of cricket needs to have a luck factor. That's what makes it a game of uncertainties and this encounter had that too. Mumbai Indian's had their nose in front in the contest till the 18th the over of the match because they did everything correctly. For the next 22 overs Rising Pune Supergiants played a brand of t20 cricket that they can be very proud of. I believe in their two seasons this is their most memorable victory. Let us look at this match beyond numbers, look at it from a tactical point of view. Mumbai were the favourites ad why not? Just the volume of quality players in bench allows Mumbai Indians to change their playing 11 against a particular opposition. Pune's batting line is packed