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Result: Kings XI Punjab slip to first Indian Premier League defeat

Kings XI Punjab suffer their first defeat of the Indian Premier League season, losing by five wickets to Mumbai Indians.

Mumbai Indians have edged to a five-wicket win over the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, inflicting a first defeat of the season on their opponents.

The Kings XI openers were both out within four overs, including Virender Sehwag, who was run out for just a single run after facing only two balls.

However, Wriddhiman Saha, who finished 59 not out, and Glenn Maxwell built a 69-run partnership for the third wicket.

Harbhajan Singh was the only Mumbai bowler to claim more than one wicket, finishing the innings with 2-34 as the home side were set a target of 169 for victory.

In reply, Ben Dunk was caught behind by Saha during the opening over, while Ambati Rayudu followed shortly after to reduce the Indians to 23-2.

Rohit Sharma and Corey Anderson provided some resistance in the middle order, but the captain was caught behind for 39 to leave Punjab 123-4.

Needing five off the final over for victory, Kieran Pollard hit a six off the first ball to secure the win for Mumbai, costing Kings XI top spot in the table.

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