Delhi Daredevils (DD) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 11 runs to knock them out of the IPL 2018. The defending champions needed a win to make it to IPL 2018 playoffs, but failed to chase down successfully against the bottom-placed Daredevils. DD’s win now puts Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in contention for the next round. While Royals have played all their matches, KXIP are in action Chennai Super Kings (CSK). DD vs MI Full Scorecard
Chasing a target of 175 runs, Mumbai Indians were all out for 163 in 19.3 overs. MI’s chase began on a shaky note with Suryakumar Yadav departing early. Even Lewis made sure Mumbai bail out of the initial slump as he scored a quick-fire 48 off 31 balls. MI after that kept losing wickets at regular intervals with spinners Sandeep Lamichhane and Amit Mishra denting the former champions. You can watch video highlights of DD vs MI here
Towards the end Ben Cutting kept MI in the hunt, but he fell in the last over to Harshal Patel. Needing 18 off the last over, Cutting smashed Harshal for a six on the first ball. However, the bowler rocked two back to back wickets in his subsequent balls to dash MI’s hopes.
Earlier, winning the toss Daredevils opted to bat. Thanks to in-form batsman and Orange Cap holder Rishabh Pant’s 44-ball 64 and Vijay Shankar’s unbeaten 43, Daredevils managed to post a competitive total.