Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians Game 16 April 11 Delhi Match Report 2023

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma led from the front by scoring a fine 65 as Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets off the last ball at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Tuesday.

After being asked to bat first, openers David Warner and Prithvi Shaw got Delhi off to a steady start. The duo put on 33 runs for the opening stand before the latter was caught at backward square leg by Cameroon Green off Hrithik Shokeen for 15.

Manish Pandey looked good in his innings of 26 before lofting a catch to Jason Behrendorff at long off off Piyush Chawla.

Debutant Yash Dhull perished for 2, flicking a short ball from Riley Meredith to Nehal Wadhera at deep midwicket.

Piyush Chawla then trapped Rovman Powell (4) leg before wicket. David Warner got a reprieve in 12th over when Chawla dropped a catch at mid off off Green. However the leg spinner made amends by knocking over Lalit Yadav for 2.

Axar Patel provided a final flourish in the end by scoring a breezy 25 ball-54 to take Delhi to 172 in 19.4 overs.

Chasing 173, openers Rohit Sharma along with Ishan Kishan got Mumbai off to a brisk start. The pair added 71 runs for the opening stand before the latter was run out following a mix up with Rohit for 31.

The MI skipper featured in 68 run stand for the second wicket alongside Tilak Verma before impact player Mukesh Kumar struck twice- first by dismissing Tilak (41) and then dismissing the out of form Surya Kumar for a golden duck, guiding a short ball to Kuldeep Yadav at fine leg.

Mustafizur Rahman brought Delhi back into the contest by dismissing Rohit, who fell to a stupendous one handed catch by wicket keeper Abishek Porel for 65. His knock came off 45 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes.

With 20 needed off 12 balls, Cameron Green (17*) and Impact Player Tim David (13*) clobbered Mustafizur Rahman for a six each.

With 5 needed off the final over, South African speedster Anrich Nortje bowled five brilliant yorkers to leave MI two to get off the final ball. Tim David got a life when Mukesh dropped a sitter at mid wicket.

However Mumbai held their nerves in the final ball to give their first win off the tournament.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *