Pune Warriors began their Indian Premier League attack in appearance with a assault seven wicket achievement over Kings XI Punjab at the DY Patil Stadium actuality on Sunday.The architects of the achievement were the seamers who belted Kings XI Punjab to 112/8 afterwards the visitors adopted to bat on a clue that had grass on it and offered abetment to the clip bowlers. South Africa's Alfonso Thomas (2-27) and Shrikant Wagh (3-16) exploited the clip and animation of the wicket and bargain Kings XI Punjab to 45-6 afore Ryan McLaren denticulate an best 51 to add some appropriateness to the score.
Pune Warriors got a blow in the aboriginal ball, accident Graeme Smith, who was bent by McLaren at added awning off Praveen Kumar.Jesse Ryder (31) and Mithun Manhas (35) again added 60 runs at a quick pace. The two were, however, absolved in after overs. It was at this point that Kings XI Punjab alone two accessible catches in after overs and that accepted costly.
Nathan Rimmington gave a activity to Robin Uthappa (22 not out) and Dinesh Karthik (21 not out) put bottomward Yuvraj Singh in the slips. Uthappa and Yuvraj anon fabricated Pune Warriors pay with some big shots. Uthappa airtight Abhishek Nayar for a four and six in the 12th over. Yuvraj again tonked Praveen for a six and accomplished with a four off Nayar.