IPL 10 DD vs MI: Mumbai registers record 146-run win against Delhi
New Delhi: And Mumbai Indians becomes the first team to qualify for the play-offs in the Indian Premier League- 10. Playing like table toppers, MI registered a record 146-run win against DD at Feroz Shah Kotla here on Saturday. DD was bundled out at 66.
Delhi was never in the game and excluding captain Karun Nair (21), Corey Anderson (10) and Pat Cummins (10), no batsmen even reached double figure score.
Karn Sharma and Harbhajan Singh were on fire and bagged 3-3 wicket each.
Chasing the huge total of 213 runs, Delhi lost its first wicket in the form of Sanju Samson. In an attempt to hit very first ball off the park, he gifted his wicket to McClenaghan.
Then, wickets fell in regular interval for Dellhi. Be it Shreyas Iyer (3), Rishabh Pant (0), Corey Anderson (10), Marlon Samuels (1) or Pat Cummins (10), everyone was a failure in the Mumbai dominated game.
Apart from Bhajji and Karn, Lasith Malinga claimed two wickets. McClenaghan and Bumrah bagged one wicket each.
Lendle Simmons was given Man of the Match for his 66-run knock.
Earlier, with the help of blistering innings from Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard, Mumbai Indians (MI) piled up a huge total of 212/3 against Delhi Daredevils (DD).
Opener Lendl Simmons played a commendable inning of 66 runs off only 43 balls and smashed 5 fours and 4 sixes, while Kieron Pollard contributed 63 runs off 35 balls, and laced his inning with 5 fours and 4 sixes. Hardik Pandya also ensured that the scoring rate does not go down during the slog overs, with his 29-run unbeaten inning. He took 14 balls and hit one four and 3 sixes.
Simmons’ opening partner Parthiv Patel provided a solid start to Mumbai Indians with his 22-ball 25-run inning, in which he found the ropes thrice. Captain Rohit Sharma once again failed to perform and got out after adding only 10 runs off 6 balls.
Pat Cummins was the most expensive bowler for DD as he gave away 59 runs in his four overs for no wickets.
Delhi Daredevils captain Zaheer Khan, though, could not bag any wickets but remained economical giving away only 29 runs in his four overs. Kagiso Rabada also bowled a commendable spell of four-overs giving away 33 runs for one wicket. He only conceded 7 runs in the 19th over of the inning despite bowling a wide delivery which gave two runs of MI.
Corey Anderson was extremely expensive in his two overs as he gave away 29 runs for the wicket of Lendl Simmons. Amit Mishra conceded 37 runs in his four overs for one wicket of Parthiv Patel. Mohammed Shami bowled just two overs for 16 runs and no wickets.