Mumbai Indians held their nerves in crucial moments to eke out a narrow 10-run victory over Somerset in the second semifinal of Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday and set up a summit clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday.

Lasith Malinga snapped four wickets and Aiden Blizzard cracked a 39-ball 54 but it was James Franklin's two-wicket burst at the 19th over which set up the win for Mumbai Indians in the nail-biting semifinal.

Mumbai Indians : Abu Nechim, Aiden Blizzard, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, James Franklin, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Rajagopal Sathish, Sarul Kanwar, Surya kumar Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

Somerset : Adam Dibble, Alfonso Thomas, Arul Suppiah, Craig Kieswetter, James Hildreth, Jos Buttler, Murali Kartik, Nick Compton, Peter Trego, Roelof van der Merwe, Steve Kirby





Somerset (1st Inning) 150-7(20) Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
Peter Trego b Lasith Malinga 0 2 0 0 0
Craig Kieswetter c Kieron Pollard b James Franklin 62 46 7 1 134.7
Roelof van der Merwe b Lasith Malinga 10 9 2 0 111.1
James Hildreth b Harbhajan Singh 39 33 6 0 118.1
Jos Buttler b James Franklin 19 22 2 0 86.36
Nick Compton b Lasith Malinga 5 3 1 0 166.6
Arul Suppiah Not Out
0 2 0 0 0
Murali Kartik b Lasith Malinga 0 1 0 0 0
Alfonso Thomas Not Out
3 2 0 0 150
Adam Dibble            
Steve Kirby            

Extras: 12 ( b7 ,nb 0 ,w 3 ,lb 2 )
Total:150/7 (20)| Curr. RR: 7.50

FOW:0/1 ( Peter Trego , 0.2),17/2 ( Roelof van der Merwe , 3),100/3 ( James Hildreth , 13.3),141/4 ( Jos Buttler , 18.3),142/5 ( Craig Kieswetter , 18.5),147/6 ( Nick Compton , 19.2),147/7 ( Murali Kartik , 19.3)

Mumbai Indians (Bowling) O M R W Nb Wd RPO
Lasith Malinga 4 0 20 4 0 0 5.00
Abu Nechim 4 0 31 0 0 0 7.75
Yuzvendra Chahal 3 0 26 0 0 0 8.67
Harbhajan Singh 3 0 25 1 0 0 8.33
Kieron Pollard 2 0 10 0 0 0 5.00
Rajagopal Sathish 1 0 13 0 0 0 13.00
James Franklin 3 0 16 2 0 0 5.33

 

Mumbai Indians (1st Inning) 160-5(20) Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
Aiden Blizzard b Murali Kartik 54 39 5 3 138.4
Sarul Kanwar c Jos Buttler b Steve Kirby 2 6 0 0 33.33
Ambati Rayudu c Craig Kieswetter b Adam Dibble 19 19 2 0 100
James Franklin lbw b Roelof van der Merwe 6 9 0 0 66.66
Kieron Pollard b Alfonso Thomas 24 18 0 2 133.3
Surya kumar Yadav Not Out
23 19 3 0 121.0
Rajagopal Sathish Not Out
25 12 2 1 208.3
Harbhajan Singh            
Lasith Malinga            
Abu Nechim            
Yuzvendra Chahal            

Extras: 7 ( b1 ,nb 2 ,w 1 ,lb 3 )
Total:160/5 (20)| Curr. RR: 8.00

FOW:19/1 ( Sarul Kanwar , 3.1),62/2 ( Kieron Pollard , 7.5),86/3 ( Ambati Rayudu , 11.2),92/4 ( James Franklin , 12.3),117/5 ( Aiden Blizzard , 16.2)

Somerset (Bowling) O M R W Nb Wd RPO
Alfonso Thomas 4 0 34 1 0 0 8.50
Murali Kartik 4 0 30 1 0 0 7.50
Steve Kirby 3 0 31 1 0 0 10.33
Adam Dibble 4 0 20 1 0 0 5.00
Arul Suppiah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roelof van der Merwe 4 0 32 1 0 0 8.00
Peter Trego 1 0 9 0 0 0 9.00