Mumbai Indians registered their second win by defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 runs and moved to the top of table at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Hyderabad included Sandeep Sharma and Siddarth Kaul in place of injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar and left arm fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed.
After electing to bat first, Rohit Sharma started brilliantly by pulling Sandeep Sharma for a six over midwicket, but was dismissed caught behind by Jonny Bairstow off Sandeep in the very first over.
Suryakumar Yadav then joined Quinton de Kock in the middle and stitched together a 42 run stand, before Siddarath Kaul dismissed Suryakumar off the penultimate ball of the powerplay for a 18 ball 27.
Ishan Kishan laid a solid foundation along with De Kock with a 78 run stand, before the South African left hander was caught brilliantly by Rashid Khan off his own bowling for an entertaining 67.
In the next over, Sandeep bagged Kishan, as Manish Pandey pulled off a stunner near the ropes for 31.
The Pandya brothers along with Kieron Pollard scored at a brisk pace to take Mumbai Indians to 208/5 at the end of 20 overs.
Chasing 209, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow made a fantastic beginning by adding 34 runs in first four overs. In the next over Trent Boult broke the partnership by dismissing the dangerous looking Bairstow for 25.
Warner along with Manish Pandey took their team in a comfortable position,before the latter was caught by Pollard off James Pattinson.
Kane Williamson then joined Warner and the duo took their team past the 100 run mark in the 11th over. Williamson could muster only three runs before he was caught by wicket keeper De Kock.
Young Priyam Garg failed to repeat his heroics,as he fell to a stunning catch by Rahul Chahar off Krunal Pandya for 8.
The 33 year old Warner was the lone man standing, as none of the other batsman provided enough support.
Pattinson provided MI with the much needed breakthrough by claiming the prize scalp of Hyderabad skipper who fell to a sensational catch at short third man by Kishan for 60. His knock came off just 44 balls with five fours and two sixes.
Abhishek Sharma and Abdul Samad hit a few lusty blow towards the end, but both were dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah in the penultimate over.
Sunrisers ended up with 174/7, giving Mumbai Indians a 34 run win.
Trent Boult, James Pattinson and Jasprit Bumrah bagged 2 wickets each, while Krunal Panday claimed a solitary wicket.
Boult was declared the Man of the Match.