This will be the most interesting match of the season. Two consistent teams facing each other. Welcome to the match between Delhi and Mumbai.
Delhi wins the toss and decides to bat first. Rahane replaces the injured Pant and Alex Carey replaces Hetmyer. Mumbai keeps the same team.
Boult strikes in the first over and removes Shaw. Boult has saved 40+ runs for the Mumbai Indians. Rahane comes into the middle and scores two boundaries in the second over. Pandya removed Rahane in the fifth over. Rahane must be ruing the missed chance. Dhawan and Iyer launched the attack in the sixth over. They scored 14 runs in the last over of powerplay else it would have been one of the lowest scores for Delhi. Delhi’s score at the end of powerplay was 46/2.
Dhawan and Iyer kept run rate above 8 and they brought 50 run stand. Krunal removed Iyer in the fifteenth over. Krunal finished his spell for 4-0-26-2.
Score at the end of sixteenth over was 127/3.
Mumbai runs Stoinis out in the seventeenth over. Bumrah gave only 7 runs in the eighteenth over. Boult gave eight runs. Delhi scored 12 runs in the last over and finishes with 162/4.
Rabada opened the attack and gave 3 runs. de Kock launched the attack in the third over. Axar removed Rohit in the fifth over. de Kock scored two sixes in the last over of the powerplay. Powerplay score for MI is 44/1.
de Kock hit two boundaries in the ninth over and completed his fifty. Ashwin puts down a return catch of Suryakumar. But compensates by removing de Kock. Suryakumar and Ishan keep the run rate in control with frequent boundaries and sixes. But Rabada dismissed him in the fifteenth over. Suryakumar had already completed his fifty by then. Stoinis removed Hardik in the next over.
Temporary glitch for MI as Pollard comes into the crease. MI’s score at the end of sixteenth over was 137/4.
Rabada removed Ishan in the eighteenth over. 9 runs needed in the last 12 balls. And Nortje gave only three runs in the penultimate over by restricting big Pollard. Krunal scored the winning runs for MI and Mumbai goes to the top of the table.
Quinton de Kock is the Man of the match.