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
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
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
Jaspreet Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers for the home side, accounting for the crucial wickets of Dhoni and Tiwary.
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
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