8.04.2012. Today the entire Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune was jammed packed and was throbbing with the IPL fever this season. Such was the noise of the crowd that even the voice of TV commentators were not audible. Gaunguli, the captain of the Pune Warriors won the toss and selected to bat first. The entire team scored 166 in 20 vers for the loss of 6 wickets. Samuels scored was top scorer in the Pune. He scored 46 in 39 balls. Harmeet singh from KingsXI Punjab took 3 wickets but was shown red card by umpire because he was guilty of bowling two no balls which were headed directly towards the body of the batsman. In reply, KingsXI Punjab was able to score only 144 in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. Marlon Nathaniel Samuels was given man of the match because of his all round show.