Rohit Sharma led from the front by scoring a fluent 68, as Mumbai Indians defeated the Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the IPL 2020 final at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Final Match Report 2020”
Jasprit Bumrah produced a brilliant spell with the ball, as Mumbai Indians reached the finals by defeating the Delhi Capitals by 57 runs in the Qualifier 1 at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday.
Mumbai included Hardik Pandya, Bumrah and Trent Boult in place of Saurabh Tiwary, James Pattinson and Dhawal Kulkarni, while Delhi went with an unchanged XI.
Skipper David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha scored respective half centuries, as Sunrisers Hyderabad thrashed the Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
MI rested key bowlers Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah and included James Pattinson and Dhaval Kulkarni. Rohit Sharma after sitting out for four games replaced Jayant Yadav, while for SRH Priyam Garg came in place of Abhishek Sharma.
After being sent in by Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians suffered an early jolt as they lost skipper Rohit to Sandeep Sharma for 4.
Quinton de Kock attacked the SRH bowlers before he chopped a Sandeep Sharma delivery onto his stumps for a quickfire 25.
Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan anchored the innings with a 42 run stand for the third wicket, before the former was stumped by Saha off Shahbaz Nadeem.
MI suffered a mini-collapse as Krunal Pandya and Saurabh Tiwary fell quickly, as the defending champions were tottering at 82/5.
Kieron Pollard held fort at one end and smashed T Natarajan for three consecutive sixes to help Mumbai reach a competitive total of 149/8 at the end of 20 overs.
Sandeep Sharma was Sunrisers best bowler with figures of 3/34, while Jason Holder and Nadeem claimed 2 wickets each.
Chasing 150, the opening duo of David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha added an unbeaten 151 run stand as Sunrisers Hyderabad made to the playoffs by defeating the Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets and with 17 balls to spare.
Nadeem was declared the Man of the Match.
Ishan Kishan scored a superb unbeaten 72, as Mumbai Indians thumped the Delhi Capitals by 9 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium on Stadium. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals 31 October Match Report 2020”
Suryakumar Yadav scored a fluent 79, as Mumbai Indians cemented their spot at the top of the table by defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 wickets at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 28 October Match Report 2020”
Ben Stokes scored a fantastic unbeaten 107, as Rajasthan Royals thumped the Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets in Abu Dhabi to keep their play off hopes alive on Sunday.
Mumbai Indians included James Pattinson for Nathan Coulter-Nile, while Rajasthan went in with an unchanged line up.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Mumbai Indians were rocked as Quinton De Kock chopped a Jofra Archer ball on to his stumps.
Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan added 83 runs for the second wicket, before the latter fell to Kartik Tyagi, with Archer taking a stunning one handed catch at the boundary.
Mumbai were deal with further blows as the well set Yadav and skipper Pollard fell in quick succession to Kieron Pollard.
A dropped catch from Rahul Tewatia when Hardik Pandya was on 5 proved to be very costly for the Royals as the MI all rounder made them pay by taking Ankit Rajpoot and Tyagi to the cleaners.
Pandya finished on 60 *off 21, as Mumbai posted an imposing 195/6 at the end of their 20 overs.
Chasing 196, Rajasthan opener Robin Uthappa was dismissed for just 3, caught at mid on by Pollard off the bowling of James Pattinson.
The Australian pacer also accounted for compatriot Steve Smith to leave the Royals at 44/2.
The pair of Sanju Samson and Ben Stokes took the attack to the bowlers, smashing them to all parts of the ground, as they added an unbeaten 152 run stand to take Rajasthan Royals to a comprehensive 8 wicket win.
They were particular harsh on spinner Rahul Chahar who went for 36 runs in 3 overs and even the re introduction of Jasprit Bumrah didn’t help Mumbai, as Rajasthan reached home with 10 balls to spare.
England all rounder Stokes remained unbeaten on 107, while Kerala batsman Samson was not out on 54.
With this win, Rajasthan Royals are now at 6th place with 10 points.
Trent Boult snared four wickets and Ishan Kishan scored a blistering unbeaten 68, as MI completed a comprehensive 10 wicket win over CSK at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
The Super Kings made lots of changes by bringing back Ruturaj Gaikwad, N Jagadeesan and Imran Tahir in place of Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav and Piyush Chawla, while Mumbai brought in Saurabh Tiwary for the injured Rohit Sharma.
After being sent in by stand in skipper Kieron Pollard, the Super Kings got off to a horrendous start as Trent Boult, and Jasprit Bumrah wreaked havoc with the new ball. Youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad was dismissed leg before wicket by Boult in the very first over.
Bumrah then got into the act by dismissing both Ambati Rayudu and N Jagadeesan in successive deliveries for 2 & 0 respectively.
Faf Du Plessis became Boult’s second victim as he was caught behind by wicket keeper in attempting to drive a wide ball.
Pollard’s gamble of giving the New Zealand left armer an extra over worked, as he had Ravi Jadeja caught at short mid wicket by Krunal Pandya.
MS Dhoni took on Rahul Chahar by smacking him for a huge six, but the spinner came back strongly as he had the veteran nicking one to De Kock on the very next delivery, as Chennai slumped to 30/6.
Sam Curran, who had been opening the batting in the past few games, was pushed down the order and the 22-year-old talented all rounder along with Shardul Thakur added 28 runs for the eight wicket stand, before the latter fell to Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Curran was involved in yet another valuable 43 run partnership with Imran Tahir to propel Chennai to a some what respectable 114/9 at the end of 20 overs.
Boult was Mumbai Indians best bowler with figures of 4/18, while Bumrah and Rahul Chahar claimed 2 wickets each.
Chasing 115, the opening pair of Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock took apart the Chennai bowling by adding an unbroken 116 run stand, as Mumbai Indians chased the target in just 12.2 overs.
With this win, Mumbai jump to the top of the table with 14 points, while Chennai Super Kings languish at the bottom of the table.
Openers Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal got Kings XI Punjab across the finishing line by defeating the Mumbai Indians in the second super over at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab 18 October Match Report 2020”
Quinton de Kock led from the front by notching up his third half-century of the season, as Mumbai Indians comfortably defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 16 October Match Report 2020”
Mumbai Indians moved to the top of the table by registering a 5-wicket win over the Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals 11 October Match Report 2020”