The defending champions break Delhi’s winning streak to clinch the top spot. Despite losing the toss, Mumbai chased down 163 against a strong batting unit.
Toss: Delhi opted to bat first
Team Changes: Alex Carey and Ajinkya Rahane come in (Delhi)
Mumbai was unchanged
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Dubai
Detailed Match Report
Delhi lost Prithvi Shaw in the first over and Rahane played showed some good intent but Krunal picked him in 5th over. Iyer and Dhawan both took the charge and put 85 runs for the 3rd wicket. Dhawan remained not out after 52-balls 69 and Iyer scored 42 to get 162 on the board.
In the chase, De Cock gave a fluent start to Mumbai but Rohit went for 12-balls 5. Suryakumar Yadav joined De Cock to give Mumbai a positive stand and these two knocks made the difference in the game. Rabada tried to give some hopes to Delhi but it was an easy run-chase for Mumbai.
Star-performer of the match
Suryakumar Yadav is our star performer of the match. He took Mumbai’s chase on a high note and provided a high acceleration. After losing Rohit, Mumbai needed a good partnership and he did that job with De Cock. He scored blistering 53 off 32 balls, including 6 fours and 1 six.
Top 5 players who made an impact in the game
Shikhar Dhawan 69 (52)
Shreyas Iyer 42 (33)
De Cock 53 (36)
Suryakumar Yadav 53 (32)
Krunal Pandya 4-0-26-2