Mumbai Indians win the toss and elect to field
Indians opened the bowling with debutant Rasikh Salam – a right-arm swing
bowler with a neat action.
part of every match at Wankhede is crowd chanting ‘Sachin, Sachin!’ even if
he’s not in the stadium.
came back strongly next ball to find the outside edge. Shaw was done in by the
angle across the right-hander from left-arm over the wicket. Shaw failed to
move his feet to make life difficult for himself. Prithvi Shaw gone for 7
Shreyas Iyer comes to crease.
Iyer was looking in sublime touch, having hit a six off McClenaghan. However,
his innings has come to an early end, courtesy a fine one-handed diving catch
by Kieron Pollard at cover.Colin Ingram comes to bat.
Ingram and Shikhar Dhawan have shifted a gear higher and are taking advantage
of the easy-paced Wankhede wicket. The pair has added a half-century stand, off
only 36 balls to power Mumbai Indians to 82/2 in 10 overs.
straight to Krunal Pandya at deep mid-wicket. Rishab Pant comes in.
wicket for Hardik Pandya. Looking to pull a short delivery, Shikhar holed out
to Suryakumar Yadav at long off. But he has probably done his job. Time for the
lower middle order to take charge.
Pant gets 50
powered his way to a half-century off only 18 balls. His presence at the crease
will be the difference between Delhi managing to go past the 200-run mark and
PANT STORM A THE WANKHEDE STADIUM
crumble at other end
Rishabh Pant is on a carnage, wickets are falling from the other end. Keemo
Paul and Axar Patel have fallen in quick succession.
Rishabh Pant’s 27-ball 78 has powered Delhi Capitals to 213/6. Insane knock by the Delhi southpaw. ______________________________________________________________________________
Sharma and Quinton de Kock have walked out to open the batting for Mumbai
tries to fo bigger but was undone by slower ball of Ishant Sharma and gets top
edge straight to long fielder.Suryakumar Yadav comes in.
ON for MI
relatively slow start, Quinton de Kock went after Trent Boult in the third over
and smashed 17 runs to get Mumbai Indians’ chase get going.
Yadav is run out!
direct hit by Shreyas Iyer from mid off catches the batsmen short.Quinton de
Kock has run out of two partners already in the powerplay.
Guy strikes again!
dangerous Quinton de Kock is out caught pulling at deep square leg off Ishant
Sharma. Mumbai Indians in all sorts of trouble here.
50 up for
Yuvi & Pollard and it’s reviving MI chase
Kevin Pieterson it’s Keemo Paul who has got rid of the dangerous Kieron
Pollard. Foxed by a slower delivery, he gets the top edge to Rahul Tewatia at
Pandya follows Pollard back to the pavilion
giving a soft return catch to Axar Patel. Mumbai Indians have slid to 95 for 5.
other Pandya brother Krunal has started belting the pacers to all parts to help
keep MI in a chase where the required rate has creeped up significantly.
Cricketprofessor – In the last six overs of
T20s Krunal Pandya scores at a run rate of 9.96 runs per over (True Run Rate
1.61 RPO above expectation). He is a very dangerous player towards the end of
the innings. Could he pull off the improbable?
Pandya’s useful cameo comes to an end as he picks Rahul Tewatia at deep mid
wicket. Sixth wicket down.
returns for his second spell and dismisses Ben Cutting rightaway. The
big-hitting all-rounder is out caught behind. Is this the realistic end to
Mumbai Indians’ chase?
Yuvi gets 50 Yayyy!
been a scratchy innings, especially against the pacers, but he has still
managed to stroke a half-century off only 33 balls
gets Sixer King
Singh eventually runs out of luck as his flick finds Rahul Tewatia at deep mid
wicket. Fourth catch for Tewatia today.
by 37 runs
Tewatia comes on to bowl the last over and has McClenaghan stumped off the
first ball of the over. Last man Jasprit Bumrah, who injured himself while
fielding the ball in the first innings, didn’t walk out to bat.