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The race to the top four spots turned out to be pretty close towards the end with Kings XI Punjab's wins over MI and KKR making the going hard for the the top three teams with Mumbai confirming their qualification well in advance. The victor gets a direct entry into the final while the loser goes into the second qualifer that will be played against either Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders.

RPS strolled past the finish line in twelve overs, thereby registering their most convincing win in the IPL.

The side will be particularly satisfied that their bench strength clicked against KKR, providing them more options to choose from for the key clash.

Supergiant is the only team to have defeated Mumbai Indians twice in the league stage, both home and away and this fact would be playing on the minds of Mumbai players. "We want to come out here and do right things as a batting, bowling and fielding group". Apart from them, Nitish Rana, skipper Rohit Sharma, the Pandya brothers and Kieron Pollard are capable of destroying any bowling line up and put fear in the minds of the opposition.

Since the track at Wankhede is batsmen friendly, expect a run feast today.

Earlier there was an entertaining blitz from wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose 26-ball unbeaten 40 gave Pune the much-needed push in the final few overs.

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Parthiv Patel continued to play the anchor role even as Hardik Pandya fell to Lockie Ferguson for 14.

Kings XI Punjab skipper Glenn Maxwell too agreed with his Australian teammate and said losing the toss didn't augur well for them in the crucial game.

Their pacers Jaydev Unadkat (21 wickets), Shardul Thakur (8 wickets) and Dan Christian (9 wickets) have been impressive and regularly taking wickets. Ajinkya Rahane and Manoj Tiwari constructed the RPS inning with a solid 80 runs partnership for the third wicket.

The visitors though will miss England all-rounder Ben Stokes who has been remarkable with bat and ball and taken some unbelievable catches. It was something that was acknowledged by captain Steven Smith himself. "You need to understand the situation and respect them".

Ambati Rayudu's strong comeback from injury in the last game has given the home side a selection dilemma.

There were another two sixes from Dhoni in the last over from Jasprit Bumrah and Tiwary was run out off the final ball in a dramatic end to the innings after making 58 from only 48 deliveries.

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