IPL in pictures: Pune restricts Mumbai in thriller

Rising Pune Supergiant's MS Dhoni tries his hand with the ball at the pre-match warm prior to its game against Mumbai Indians, at the Wankhede Stadium. Photo: Sportzpics
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Batting first RPS openers Ajinkya Rahane (pictured) and Rahul Tripathi gave the visitor a good start, putting on a 76-run partnership for the first wicket. Photo: Sportzpics
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After Steve Smith and Dhoni were sent back to the pavilion, in stepped Manoj Tiwary as his 13-ball 22 cameo helped RPS reach 160 for 6 in its 20 overs. Photo: Sportzpics
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Jaspreet Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers for the home side, accounting for the crucial wickets of Dhoni and Tiwary.
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In Mumbai Indians' chase of 161, skipper Rohit Sharma, in at No. 4, top-scored for the host with a strokeful 58 that contained six fours and three hits into the stands. Photo: Sportzpics
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Ben Stokes, bought for big money this IPL, finally proved his worth as he bowled a tight 19th over that halted MI's progress to the finish line as the host fell short by three runs. Photo: Sportzpics
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