Lendl Simmons has looked in blazing form © Getty Images
Lendl Simmons has looked in blazing form © IANS

Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel have given Mumbai Indians (MI) a rare fine opening stand in Match 35 of the IPL 2015 against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). They have scored 46 runs for no loss in the course of five overs. KXIP’s fast bowlers have failed to make any sort of impact. LIVE UPDATES: KXIP vs MI Match 35, IPL 2015

Both Simmons and Patel have played very balanced innings. They’ve put the frequent bad balls away with ease and have even rotated strike smoothly. If these two continue like this for another 3-5 overs, MI could be looking at a huge score. LIVE SCORECARD: KXIP vs MI Match 35 IPL 2015

Earlier, MI won the toss and Rohit Sharma decided to bat. The decision has paid of for the Mumbai Indians so far as KXIP’s fast bowlers have failed to cause any kind of problems for the batsmen.