Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals May 21 Wankhede Stadium Match Report 2022

Tim David scored a quickfire 34 as Mumbai Indians knocked the Delhi Capitals out of the playoffs by defeating them by 5 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

After being sent into bat by MI skipper, Delhi Capitals got off to a poor start by losing the wickets of David Warner (5), Mitchell Marsh (0) & Prithvi Shaw (24) in the powerplay to Daniel Sams & Jasprit Bumrah respectively.

Sarfaraz Khan (10) also departed cheaply, edging an attempted late cut off Mayank Markande to Ishan Ishan behind the stumps.

The pair of Rishabh Pant and Rovman Powell resurrected the innings with a valuable 75 run stand for the fifth wicket before the former nicked at a wide delivery from Ramandeep Singh behind the stumps for a 33 ball-39.

Bumrah then dismissed Powell (43) with a magnificent yorker. Axar Patel provided a late flourish by scoring a quickfire unbeaten 19 to take DC to a competitive score of 159/7 in their allotted 20 overs.

For Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3/25, while Ramandeep Singh bagged 2 wickets.

Chasing 160, Ishan Kishan got Mumbai off to a fine start by thumping Anrich Nortje for two fours and a six in the second over.

Skipper Rohit Sharma scored 2 off 13 balls, before chipping a catch to Shardul Thakur at mid-on off Nortje.

Kishan along with Dewald Brevis added 51 runs for the second wicket before the former miscued a slog sweep off Kuldeep Yadav to David Warner at wide long on for 48.

Brevis got a reprieve on 25, when Rishabh Pant put down a skier off Kuldeep. However the youngster fell soon dragging at a Thakur delivery back onto the stumps for 37.

Thakur could have dismissed Tim David off the very first ball, but Delhi did not take the review.

However David smashed four sixes and two boundaries in his 11 ball-34, before he got a leading edge off Thakur to Shaw at extra cover.

Ramandeep Singh hit the winning runs by top edging a free hit off Khaleel Ahmed over third man for a boundary, as DC overhauled the target with 5 balls to spare.

Jasprit Bumrah was declared the Player of the Match.

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