IPL 2020 Mumbai Indians on Top in Point Table After Win Against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Mumbai Indians defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday on the basis of tight bowling after Quinton Dickock’s brilliant innings of 67 runs. Mumbai, batting first, restricted the Sunrisers to 174 for seven after scoring 208 for five in 20 overs. The experienced Mumbai bowlers bowled extremely tightly in the last five overs in which the Sunrisers team could muster only 35 runs.

With this win, Mumbai Indians topped the table due to better net runrate. This is the team’s third win in five matches. For the Sunrisers, captain David Warner smashed a 44-ball 60 but he was supported by another batsman at the other end apart from brief innings of Johnny Bairstow (25 off 15 balls) and Manish Pandey (30 off 19 balls). did not get.

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Chasing the target, Bairstow made his intentions with a six off the third ball of Bolt’s first over. Bolt caught Bairstow in the first ball of the fifth over of the innings, caught by Hardik Pandya. Bairstow scored 25 off 15 balls. Pandey and Warner took an aggressive stance in the ninth over after playing the game initially. In this over of Rahul Chahar, both batsmen hit a six each and completed a 50-run partnership in 29 balls.

However, in the very next over, Pattinson ended Pandey’s innings by catching Kieron Pollard. He shared a 60-run partnership with Warner for the second wicket. Warner scored a 45th half-century in the IPL with a single off Bumrah in the 12th over. He is the highest half-century player in the IPL. After them Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina have scored 38-38 fifties.

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Bumrah scored just six runs in this over which benefited Bolt, who drove Kane Williamson (three runs off five balls) off the second ball of the 13th over. His catch was caught by wicketkeeper Dickock. After the return of experienced players to the pavilion and increasing the required run pace, the Sunrisers team came under pressure which showed the impact on young player Priyam Garg. Krunal to Rahul Chahar, caught by a superb catch near Bowdry, sent Garg to the pavilion. In the next over, Pattinson almost broke the hopes of Sunrisers Hyderabad’s victory by dismissing Warner.

Although Abdul Samad maintained the thrill of the match by hitting a six and a four off the last two balls of Bumrah in the 16th over, the experience of the Mumbai bowlers was heavily on the young Sunrisers. Bolt had just four runs in the 18th over. After this, Samad caught Rohit off the ball of Bumrah. Bumrah then bowled Abhishek Sharma (10 off 13 balls). For Mumbai, ‘Man of the Match’ Bolt, Pattinson and Bumrah took two each, while Krunal took one wicket.

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Earlier, Mumbai Indians scored a challenging score of 208 for five on the basis of opener Quinton de Kock’s brilliant innings of 67 runs. Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya scored fast runs for Mumbai in the last over. Pollard scored an unbeaten 25 off 13 balls with the help of three sixes, while Hardik scored 28 off 19 balls. Krunal scored an unbeaten 20-run four-ball knock. He hit the last four balls of the 20th over with two sixes and two fours to take the score to 200. This small ground in Sharjah has scored more than 200 in the seventh consecutive innings.

Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma opened the batting after winning the toss, hitting six off the fourth ball of the first over of Sandeep Sharma (2 for 41), but on the next ball he caught wicketkeeper Johnny Bairstow. . Although the on-field umpire did not give Rohit out, but after the review was taken, the television replays showed the ball touching his bat.

While Dickock was playing hard to get the rhythm, Suryakumar Yadav was scoring fast. Suryakumar made his intentions clear by hitting three consecutive fours in Siddharth Kaul’s third over. He also hit two fours in Kaul’s second and sixth over of the innings. In the same over, however, he was caught catching Natarajan standing at short fine leg. He scored 27 runs in 18 balls with the help of six fours.

It was Kaul’s 50th wicket in the IPL. Mumbai’s score in the Powerplay was 48 for two wickets. Dickock got his life in the seventh over of the innings when Abdul Samad hit Manish Pandey near the boundary line and went for six runs. He, however, indicated his return to form by hitting sixes and fours in Samad’s next over.

Dickock hit a six off improvised bowler Kane Williamson to complete a half-century in 32 balls. This is his first half-century innings in the current season. 17 runs were scored in this 12th over of the innings, including a six by Ishan Kishan. Rashid Khan caught a catch off his ball and ended the innings of 67 off Dickock’s 39 ball. Dickock shared a 78-run partnership for the third wicket with Kishan, hitting four sixes and the same fours.

Sandeep then scored another success by dismissing Kishan. Manish Pandey took a brilliant catch at the boundary to end his innings of 31 off 23 balls. Kishan hit a four and two sixes. Mumbai scored 49 runs in the last three overs with 21 runs coming from the 20th over of Kaul. Kaul took 64 runs with a wicket in four overs. For Sunrisers, Rashid Khan took just 22 wickets in four overs, while Natarajan conceded 29 runs in four overs with no success.


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