Mumbai Indians thrashed defending Champs Kolkata Knight Riders by 65 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. KKR are now on the brink of being terminated with 8 defeats in 12 matches. Mumbai Indians are on level with Rajasthan Royals with 8 wins in 12 matches.
Hosts Rajasthan Royals eased to a 9-wicket win with 13 balls to spare over Delhi Daredevils at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. Skipper Raul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane opening combination did the trick for the Rajasthan Royals as they chased a target of 155 without any fuss.
To keep their hopes of making it to the last four afloat in the tournament, Kings XI Punjab had the enviable task of overcoming the brilliant Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mohali on Monday. And what a dazzling performance they put up to ensure the same.
Hosts Kings XI Punjab pulled off an incredible upset over RCB at Mohali by chasing down a high target of 191 with two full overs to spare. This was after the homeside were going nowhere at 95 for 4 in 13 overs! David Miller showed the cricketing world his tremendous hitting ability to finish the match off in style with a century.
When a team wins seven matches in a row, there is a bound to be a high level of confidence in that side. However, there is also a possibility of that bunch getting overconfident since things seem to be so easy for them.