Defending champions Mumbai Indians registered a snug five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi. With the win, Mumbai jumped to the highest of the factors desk as Delhi slipped to second. Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock slammed half-centuries as Mumbai chased down the formidable 163-run goal with two balls to spare. Each Suryakumar and De Kock slammed 53 runs every.
Earlier, opted to bat first, Delhi misplaced Prithvi Shaw early on four, as turned the sufferer of Trent Boult. Whereas Ajinkya Rahane, who was enjoying the primary recreation of IPL 2020, additionally departed early on 15 after a vivid begin. After that, Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer shared an 85-run stand for the third wicket. Dhawan remained unbeaten on 69 runs off 52 balls laced by six fours and a six. Iyer additionally slammed 42 runs in 33 balls.
Whereas the chase went into the final over, MI infrequently regarded the second-best group all through the evening. They first restricted DC to 162/four, making certain that DC opener Shikhar Dhawan scored simply 69 runs regardless of enjoying via the innings.
DC acquired a glimmer of hope after they dismissed Suryakumar, Hardik Pandya (zero) and Ishan Kishan (28) in comparatively fast succession between the 15th and 18th overs.
Nonetheless, Kieron Pollard (11 not out) and Krunal Pandya (12 not out) noticed the group dwelling with none extra hiccups.
Earlier, Krunal (2/26) picked two whereas Trent Boult (1/36) acquired one of many 4 DC wickets that fell. Boult supplied the breakthrough within the type of Prithvi Shaw off the third ball of the match.
Krunal, in the meantime, accounted for the wickets of Ajinkya Rahane (15) and DC captain Shreyas Iyer (42). Shreyas put up a partnership of 85 runs with Dhawan.
After the sport, followers on Twitter hailed Mumbai Indians after one other medical efficiency within the match.
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