Mumbai Indians (MI), with a win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Indore, have kept their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 playoff chances alive. It was not a easy win for Mumbai, they were made to work hard for by Punjab bowlers. MI were up for a chase of 175 as Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma  and Krunal Pandya played crucial knocks in their sides 6-wicket win.

MI need to win all their matches to qualify for the playoffs from here on.

IPL 2018, MI, KXIP, Mayank Markande, KL Rahul
Mayank Markande celebrates the wicket of KL Rahul © AFP
Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle recorded his 24th IPL half-century © AFP
Yuvraj Singh, Krunal Pandya
Yuvraj Singh was unlucky to get out on 14 © AFP
Suryakumar Yadav, orange cap
Suryakumar climbed up the orange cap list to 4th spot © AFP
KL Rahul celebrates the wicket of Suryakumar Yadav on 57 © AFP
KL Rahul celebrates the wicket of Suryakumar Yadav on 57 © AFP
Krunal Pandya
Kurnal Pandya guided MI to victory with his unbeaten knock of 31 off 12 © AFP
MI won the match by 6 wickets  © AFP
MI won the match by 6 wickets © AFP

Brief score:

Kings XI Punjab 174 for 6 [Chris Gayle 50(40), Marcus Stonis 29 (15); Jasprit Bumrah 4-0-19-1 ] lost to Mumbai Indians 176 for 4 [Suryakumar Yadav 57 (42), Krunal Pandya 31* ; Mujeeb Zadran 4-0-37-2] by 6 wickets.