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KXIP to opt for nothing to lose attitude in must win game against RPS: Wriddhiman Saha

KXIP to opt for nothing to lose attitude in must win game against RPS: Wriddhiman Saha

Saha stuck an unbeaten 93 in 55 balls to help his team post a mammoth 230 for 3. In reply, Mumbai were restricted to 223/6. Now they need to defeat the Rising Pune Supergiant in their last game.

IPL 2017, Match 51: Kings XI Punjab keep play-offs hope alive with thrilling win over Mumbai Indians

IPL 2017, Match 51: Kings XI Punjab keep play-offs hope alive with thrilling win over Mumbai Indians

Put into bat, Kings XI Punjab piled up a mammoth 230 for 3 in 20 overs riding on Wriddhiman Saha's belliegerent unbeaten 93 off 55 balls.

WATCH: Yuzvendra Chahal left agonised as Kedar Jadhav blunder gifts Wriddhiman Saha a lifeline

WATCH: Yuzvendra Chahal left agonised as Kedar Jadhav blunder gifts Wriddhiman Saha a lifeline

Putting Glenn Maxwell-led KXIP to bat first, Virat Kohli's RCB restricted them to 138 for 7 but were bundled for 119 while attempting to chase the mediocre total.

WATCH: Wriddhiman Saha takes sensational catch in IPL 2017 to dismiss Karun Nair during DD vs KXIP match

WATCH: Wriddhiman Saha takes sensational catch in IPL 2017 to dismiss Karun Nair during DD vs KXIP match

Indian wicketekeeper Wriddhiman Saha is slowly establishing himself as a world class wicketkeeper by taking some stunning catches across formats.

WATCH: Wriddhiman Saha takes one of the best catches in IPL history running backwards during RCB vs KXIP match

WATCH: Wriddhiman Saha takes one of the best catches in IPL history running backwards during RCB vs KXIP match

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have made a superb start to the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where under new skipper Glenn Maxwell, the team has won both the matches they have played so far.

IPL 2017, Match 8 Preview: Royal Challengers Bangalore face Kings XI Punjab in another test of character

IPL 2017, Match 8 Preview: Royal Challengers Bangalore face Kings XI Punjab in another test of character

RCB began their campaign without skipper and star batsman Virat Kohli as well as another key player A B de Villiers due to injuries and lost their opening match against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Virender Sehwag's 'priceless inputs' helped me grow as a cricketer: Wriddhiman Saha

Virender Sehwag's 'priceless inputs' helped me grow as a cricketer: Wriddhiman Saha

"Viru bhai tells me that my job is to rotate the strike. His primary advice has always been that avoid playing dot balls after big shots as it breaks the momentum in T20s. He tells me that if I have the belief, I should be able to hit good balls for big shots."

IPL 2017: No problem playing under Glenn Maxwell despite tiff, says Wriddhiman Saha

IPL 2017: No problem playing under Glenn Maxwell despite tiff, says Wriddhiman Saha

Asked about India`s aggressive approach in the series, Saha, who too had an altercation with Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood, said they have always been like this and it`s nothing new.

Dharamsala Test: Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja were phenomenal with the bat, feels Ravichandran Ashwin

Dharamsala Test: Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja were phenomenal with the bat, feels Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin, who scalped three wickets in the second session, also lauded pacers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for bowling tight spells that helped to build the pressure on the Australians.

Wriddhiman Saha dismissal: Steve Smith's catch or Pat Cummins' bouncer - What was better ? Watch Video

Wriddhiman Saha dismissal: Steve Smith's catch or Pat Cummins' bouncer - What was better ? Watch Video

For Australia, Nathan Lyon (5/98) had a five-wicket haul. Saha, on his part again showed steely temperament despite another testing morning spell by Patrick Cummins (3/94) and Josh Hazlewood (1/51).

Why Pat Cummins was angry at Matt Renshaw? We have the answer with VIDEO proof

Why Pat Cummins was angry at Matt Renshaw? We have the answer with VIDEO proof

Pat Cummins, who was bowling his heart out, was let down by Matt Renshaw, not once, but twice.

Wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik keeps India hopes alive, says he is eyeing a batsman's slot

Wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik keeps India hopes alive, says he is eyeing a batsman's slot

In the Ranji Trophy, the 31-year old totalled 704 runs in 10 matches at an average of 54.15.

How's that for a team-work: 12th man Shreyas Iyer teams up with Wriddhiman Saha to send Steve O'Keefe back — WATCH

How's that for a team-work: 12th man Shreyas Iyer teams up with Wriddhiman Saha to send Steve O'Keefe back — WATCH

Coming as a substitute fielder, Iyer produced a rocket throw at the wicket-keeper's end to dismiss Steve O'Keefe.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Debutant Kuldeep Yadav, Steve Smith star on engrossing Day 1

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Debutant Kuldeep Yadav, Steve Smith star on engrossing Day 1

India did not score any run or lost wicket in the single over bowled by Josh Hazlewood before stumps were drawn.

Ind vs Aus: Cheteshwar Pujara & Wriddhiman Saha – Two unsung heroes add steel to India's armoury

Ind vs Aus: Cheteshwar Pujara & Wriddhiman Saha – Two unsung heroes add steel to India's armoury

In the third Test against Australia, Pujara batted for more than 11 hours, forging a 199-run partnership with Wriddhiman Saha in the process, to put India into a strong position in Ranchi.

I asked Josh Hazlewood to 'look at the scoreboard' after he sledged Cheteshwar Pujara: Wriddhiman Saha

I asked Josh Hazlewood to 'look at the scoreboard' after he sledged Cheteshwar Pujara: Wriddhiman Saha

Saha played a key role along with Cheteshwar Pujara (202) to hand India a first innings lead of 152.

India vs Australia: Wriddhiman Saha hails Ranchi hundred as his best Test knock

India vs Australia: Wriddhiman Saha hails Ranchi hundred as his best Test knock

Saha played a key role along with Cheteshwar Pujara (202) to hand India a first innings lead of 152.

India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Record breaking Cheteshwar Pujara feats & other highlights of Day 4

India vs Australia, 3rd Test: Record breaking Cheteshwar Pujara feats & other highlights of Day 4

Pujara and Saha were involved in a stand of 199 - an Indian partnership record for the seventh-wicket vs Australia in Tests.

India vs Australia: 'Warrior' Ravindra Jadeja makes merry against Australia — VIDEOS

India vs Australia: 'Warrior' Ravindra Jadeja makes merry against Australia — VIDEOS

Jadeja scored a quick fifty, then took two wickets as India take complete control.