The Mumbai Indians (MI) flattened the Delhi Capitals (DC) by 57 runs to e-book their spot within the IPL 2020 ultimate for a second successive 12 months. As soon as primed to be title winners, DC stand on the brink of lacking their shot at a first-ever IPL ultimate.
Chasing 201 for victory, DC by no means appeared within the hunt. The highest order set an IPL document by dropping three wickets with nothing on the board, after which it was only a matter of time. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant’s dismissals dug DC deeper right into a gap.
Marcus Stoinis and Axar Patel performed competent fingers, nevertheless it was too little, too late because the group slipped to an embarrassing defeat – a sample they’ve fallen into after a dominant begin to the season. Jasprit Bumrah shone with 4 wickets to his identify.
They are going to subsequent play the winner of the Eliminator between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Hardik, Kishan energy MI to 200/5
Skipper and opener Rohit Sharma’s return from damage continued so as to add nothing to MI. Nevertheless, a a lot improved batting efficiency noticed a number of key contributions right through.
A brisk stand between Quinton de Kock (40 off 25) and Suryakumar Yadav (51 off 38 balls) arrange the innings for MI. A formidable ending act by Hardik Pandya (37 off 14) and Ishan Kishan (55 off 30) took MI to 200.
MI would really feel fortunate to get to the 200 mark with none contribution from their skipper and vice-captain, as each Rohit and Kieron Pollard fell for geese. For DC, Ravichandran Ashwin was spectacular, standing out with 3 good wickets. Calamitously, their much-vaunted abroad pair struggled for penetration as Rabada and Nortje had just one wicket to point out for between them.
IPL 2020, MI vs DC: Who was the Man of the Match?
In a one-sided sport, there have been many gamers who stood up for the successful group. The uncapped duo of Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav continued to knock down the door to Workforce India choice, whereas Hardik Pandya’s ending act took the whole outdoors chaseable territory for DC.
Whereas Trent Boult’s double wicket maiden initially derailed the chase totally, the eventual winner of the award was a bowler who did the identical, plus extra – Jasprit Bumrah.
A spell of 4 overs, 14 runs and 4 wickets did its half in waving goodbye to DC. He snapped up Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer up high, earlier than being reintroduced when Marcus Stoinis was setting as much as threaten the rating only a bit. He delivered instantly, as the dual wickets of Stoinis and Sams left DC with an excessive amount of to do.
For a match-winning bag of wickets, Jasprit Bumrah was the Man of the Match in yesterday’s IPL sport.
Printed 06 Nov 2020, 00:32 IST