Mumbai beat Delhi by nine wickets to seal top two
Dubai, 31 October |
After the brilliant performances of Jasprit Bumrah (four wickets for 17 runs) and Trent Boult (four wickets for 21 runs), Man of the Match Ishaan Kishan’s innings of 72 not out helped Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League match on Saturday. They Defeated Delhi Capitals by nine wickets.
The Delhi team, batting first, could only score 110 runs for nine wickets in 20 overs. Mumbai achieved the target by scoring 111 runs in 14.2 overs at the loss of one wicket.
Opener Ishan Kishan, who led the team to victory with a six off Enrich Norje, scored a 47-ball 72 not out, with Quinton Dickock (26) and Surya Kumar Yadav (12 not out) for the first wicket. With 43 runs unbroken partnership for the second wicket. He hit eight fours and three sixes in his innings.
Delhi’s only success was achieved by Norje (one wicket for 25 runs), who took the wicket of Dickock.
The Mumbai team, which had already qualified for the playoffs, consolidated their position with 18 points (13 matches) at the top of the table with this victory. Mumbai’s place has been confirmed in the top two teams, which will give them an extra chance to qualify for the finals. Delhi is third after this match with 14 points from 13 matches.
The pair of Kishan and Dickock managed to score 13 runs with three fours against Norje, who came for bowling in the fourth over after playing in the early overs. During this, Ishan was more aggressive, hitting two consecutive fours against Rabada in the first two balls of the sixth over.
Praveen Dubey, who replaced Delhi’s injured Amit Mishra, was lbw to Ishan Kishan on his IPL debut but the third umpire overturned the on-field umpire’s decision after a review. Kishan hit two consecutive fours in Praveen’s second over while hitting a six in the third over. Anrich Nortje broke the partnership by bowling Dickock in the 11th over of the innings.
Kishan hit a six off Rabada in the 12th over and then completed his half-century off 37 balls with two runs.
Earlier, the Delhi batsmen had no answer to Bolt in the early overs and then Bumrah’s superb bowling in the middle overs. Delhi batsmen could not score runs off 31 balls in both their eight overs.
For Delhi, only captain Shreyas Iyer (25 off 29 balls) was able to face the Mumbai bowlers to some extent, while wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant (21 off 24 balls) failed to score even after getting his life donated.
After winning the toss and deciding to bowl first, Mumbai Indians put pressure on Delhi Capitals from the very first over. Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan, playing in a brilliant rhythm, returned to the pavilion without playing on the third ball of the innings. On Trent Boult’s ball, Suryakumar took his brilliant catch on point.
Prithvi Shaw out for 10
Prithvi Shaw, who was back in the team in place of Ajinkya Rahane, hit two fours against Bolt in the third over, but the bowler ended his 10-run innings by getting caught by wicketkeeper Quinton Dickock.
Delhi’s team could only score 22 runs for two wickets in six overs of the power play.
The first six of Delhi’s innings came in the eighth over when Shreyas Iyer hit a brilliant shot from long-off Jayant Yadav.
Pant was donated by skipper Kieron Pollard in the 10th over, dropping a catch from Coulter-Nile. Pollard handed the ball to spinner Rahul Chahar in the 11th over, whose ball came off Iyer’s bat and wicket-keeper Dickock scattered the gills and stumped him.
After this, Marcus Stoinis, who came to the crease, could not do anything special and scored two runs and was caught out by handing Bumrah’s ball to Dickock. Bumrah dismissed Pant in the same over. He took a review after the on-field umpire was lbw, but to no avail. This is the sixth time in the current IPL when Bumrah hunted two in the same over.
Bumrah then lbw Harshal Patel, while Nathan Culter-Nile took the wicket of Shimron Hetmyer (11) in the 16th over. Delhi’s tail batsmen also could not do anything special and the whole team could only manage 110 runs for nine wickets in 20 overs. Kagiso Rabada (12) was run out on the last ball.
Coulter-Nile and Rahul Chahar also took one wicket each for Mumbai.
|DELHI CAPITALS INNINGS|
|PP Shaw c †de Kock b Boult||10||11||2||0|
|S Dhawan c SA Yadav b Boult||0||2||0||0|
|SS Iyer (c) st †de Kock b Chahar||25||29||1||1|
|RR Pant † lbw b Bumrah||21||24||2||0|
|MP Stoinis c †de Kock b Bumrah||2||3||0||0|
|SO Hetmyer c Pandya b Coulter-Nile||11||13||1||0|
|HV Patel lbw b Bumrah||5||9||1||0|
|R Ashwin c Pandya b Boult||12||9||0||1|
|P Dubey not out||7||13||0||0|
|K Rabada run out (Bumrah)||12||7||0||1|
|Extras (lb 3, w 2)||5|
|TOTAL (20 Ov, RR: 5.5)||110/9|
|MUMBAI INDIANS INNINGS|
|Ishan Kishan not out||72||47||8||3|
|Q de Kock † b Nortje||26||28||2||0|
|SA Yadav not out||12||11||1||0|
|Extras (w 1)||1|
|TOTAL (14.2 Ov, RR: 7.74)||111/1|