Suryakumar Yadav, Mumbai Indians, IPL 2018, IPL 11
Suryakumar Yadav was the Man of the Match of Match 34 of IPL 2018 (Image courtesy: AFP)

Before Match 34 of VIVO IPL 2018, Mumbai Indians (MI) equation stood six out of six. In a dominant show against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), MI downed the hosts at Indore by 6 wickets to bag 2 important points. Mumbai’s win was set up by a disciplined bowling effort that restricted KXIP to 174. Jasprit Bumrah bagged figures of 4-0-19-1.

IPL 2018: MI beat KXIP; keep Playoffs hopes alive
IPL 2018: MI beat KXIP; keep Playoffs hopes alive

Suryakumar Yadav led the batting charge and continued his good form. He struck a fine fifty to lay the foundation for the likes of Rohit Sharma and Pandya brothers to complete the chase with an over remaining.

Here’s how the individuals and the team fared:

Kings XI Punjab Marks Out of 10

Players Performance Marks out of 10
Chris Gayle 50 (40) 7.5/10
Ravichandran Ashwin 4-0-23-0 7/10
Marcus Stoinis 29 (15)*, 3-0-37-1 7/10
Karun Nair 23 (12) 5.5/10
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 4-0-37-2 5/10
KL Rahul 24 (20), 2c 4.5/10
Andrew Tye 4-0-35-1 4.5/10
Mayank Agarwal 11 (7) 4/10
Ankit Rajpoot 3-0-31-0 2.5/10
Akshar Patel 13 (12), 1-0-9-0 2/10
Yuvraj Singh 14 (14) 1.5/10

KXIP team average: 4.64

Mumbai Indians Marks Out of 10

Players Performance Marks out of 10
Jasprit Bumrah 4-0-19-1 8.5/10
Suryakumar Yadav 57 (42), 1c 8.5/10
Krunal Pandya 31 (12)*, 1-0-10-0, 1c 7.5/10
Hardik Pandya 23 (3), 4-0-44-1, 2c 7/10
Rohit Sharma 24 (15)* 7/10
Ishan Kishan 25 (19) 6.5/10
Mitchell McClenaghan 4-0-31-1 6.5/10
Ben Cutting 3-0-28-1 6/10
Mayank Markande 3-0-29-1 5.5/10
JP Duminy 1-0-8-0, 1c 3.5/10
Evin Lewis 10 (13) 1.5/10

MI team average: 6.18

Brief scores

Kings XI Punjab 174 for 6 in 20 overs [Chris Gayle 50 (40), Marcus Stoinis 29 (15)*; Jasprit Bumrah 4-0-19-1] lost to Mumbai Indians 176 for 4 in 19 overs [Suryakumar Yadav 57 (42)*; Krunal Pandya 31 (12)*; Mujeeb Ur Rahman 4-0-37-2] by 6 wickets.

Man of the Match: Suryakumar Yadav.