Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bat first.
Setting up a big total in the small Sharjah ground must have occurred to MI.
SRH has two changes, Sandeep Sharma replacing injured Bhuvi and Siddharth Kaul in place of Khaleel. MI fields the same playing eleven.
Sandeep Sharma starts with three consecutive dot balls against Hitman.
Enough says Rohit and hits him for six.
Hyderabad reviews caught behind appeal against Rohit and he needs to depart.
Natarajan gives just one run in the second over.
de Kock hits a boundary off the first ball of the third over and gives the strike to Suryakumar who punishes Siddharth Kaul with three consecutive boundaries.
MI scores 18 runs in this over.
They score a boundary in next two overs and Siddharth returns with his second over to bowl the last powerplay over.
Suryakumar punishes him again with 2 boundaries but in the fifth ball, Suryakumar flicks and Natarajan does the rest at short fine leg.
Poor bowling from Siddharth but even poor execution by Suryakumar.
After 6 overs, MI score was 48/2.
Samad gets the first over after powerplay in which de Kock hits him for a six and MI collects 11 runs in total.
Rashid gives 8 runs in his first over.
De Kock shows his touch and scored 16 runs in the 9th over of Samad.
Rashid and Williamson’s bowls and have restricted MI batsmen to some extent.
Warner gives the ball to Williamson again.
De Kock comes down the pitch and hits him for six to bring his first fifty of IPL 2020.
Ishan also opens his arms and hits another six off the over against KW.
Over number 12 brings 17 runs for MI and they are not missing Hitman with these two batsmen scoring at will.
Do not forget they still have Pollard and Hardik Pandya to come.
Another boundary and six in the over number 13.
Rashid runs down to mid-wicket and completes the catch off his bowling.
And here goes de Kock after scoring 67 runs in 39 balls with 4 sixes and boundaries each.
Hardik comes to the crease and Ishan hits Rashid for a six off the next ball.
Sandeep Sharma bowls the 15th over and Hardik sends the ball over the fence.
He hits next ball for a boundary.
Gives strike to Ishan who pulls and Manish Pandey completes the catch.
Rashid gives only 2 runs in the 16th over. Score after 16 overs, 149/4.
Pollard, Pandya on the crease and small Sharjah ground.
How many runs MI can score in the last four overs?
And Hardik welcomes Natarajan with a six.
But the bowler keeps his calm and gives only four singles in the next 5 balls.
Now, Sandeep is welcomed with a six by Pollard followed by another in the fourth ball.
Hardik Survives an LBW review.
The same story again, Pollard hits six of the first ball of 19th over but he denies Pollard and Pandya a big over and they score only 13 runs in the 19th over.
Pollard takes a single of the first ball of the last over.
Kaul bowls Hardik Pandya in the next ball.
Krunal joins Pollard and unleashes the beast on Kaul.
Scores 20 runs in the next 4 ball of Kaul.
The target for SRH, 209.
Can SRH pull up their highest run chase in IPL? Let’s see now.
Boult Vs Warner and single off the first ball.
Bairstow gets off the mark with six in the third ball of the over.
At the end of the first over SRH gets 8 runs.
Pattinson to bowl the second over and leaks 12 runs in it.
Boult removes Bairstow in 5th over in which Pandey later hits him for two boundaries.
Warner welcomes Bumrah with two boundaries in the last over of powerplay and Pandey scores one more.
Score at the end of the powerplay 56/1.
In the 8th over Hardik Pandya drops a simple chance and gave life to Manish Pandey.
Pandya dropping a catch is a very rare sight.
Ninth over saw a six each from Pandey and Warner.
Rahul Chahar’s over produced 16 runs for SRH.
Pattinson breaks this partnership in the eleventh over by removing Pandey.
Pandey scored 30 runs in 19 balls and was looking set for the chase.
Warner scored six and boundary in the next over of Pollard.
Boult removed his national captain, Williamson in the 13th over.
Big dent in SRH’s chances but Warner still there and so the hope is still alive.
Pandya removed Garg in the 15th over.
Garg was Man of the Match in the last match between SRH and CSK.
With wickets falling on the other side..
Warner decides to accelerate but was caught at short third man by Ishan.
Pattinson was the bowler again!
Score at the end of 16th over, 144/5.
65 runs needed in the last 4 overs.
Can young pair of Abhishek Sharma and Abdul Samad pull this chase? Let’s see..
17th over by Bumrah brought 14 runs for SRH.
Boult gave away just 4 runs in the next over.
Samad welcomed Bumrah with a six in the next over..
but Bumrah was quick to find his leading edge and Rohit does the rest..
Samad out for 20 runs in 9 balls.
Bumrah also removed Abhishek Sharma in the fifth ball of the over.
37 runs needed in the final over.
Pollard has the ball. Rashid on strike and takes double on the first ball.
Next balls were dot balls and Mumbai Indians won this match by 34 runs.
Trent Boult was Man of the Match for his spell of 28 runs and 2 wickets in his 4 overs.