So, a fine win for Delhi Capitals this. 2012 was the last time Mumbai Indians managed to win their season opener. Meanwhile, this was Delhi Capitals' third consecutive win over Mumbai Indians. And they open their account in IPL 2019. Full scorecard | IPL 2019 Points Table | Purple Cap Holder | Orange Cap Holder.
That's it, Delhi Capitals win by 37 runs. Mitchell McClenaghan is the last wicket to fall, he is stumped. Jasprit Bumrah is unavailable to bat and that's end of Mumbai Indians' innings. McClenaghan st Pant b Rahul Tewatia 10(8)
Last over coming up and Mumbai Indians need 38 from it. It is not only difficult but impossible as well. Delhi Capitals all set to open their account with a win.
OUT! End of Mumbai Indians hope! Yuvraj Singh is caught in the deep. He had to go for the big shot, does so and perishes in the process. All but formalities remain now. Yuvraj c Rahul Tewatia b Rabada 53(35)
That's fifty up for Yuvraj Singh. Half-century off 33 balls for the left-hander. Meanwhile, two overs remaining and Mumbai Indians need 46 more runs to win.
OUT! Kagiso Rabada strikes for Delhi. He has Ben Cutting caught behind. Cutting thought that the bat hit the ground and thus opted for DRS. But all in vain. B Cutting c Pant b Rabada 3(4)
It is time for strategic time out. Yuvraj Singh is looking in his vintage best and holds key for Mumbai Indians. The veteran is batting on 47 off 29 balls. Mumbai Indians needs 64 more runs to win from four overs.
OUT! Trent Boult comes back into the attack and strikes. he removes Krunal Pandya who was threatening to take the game away for Delhi Capitals. Krunal Pandya c Rahul Tewatia b Boult 32(15)
So, in six overs Mumbai Indians need 91 more runs to win. They need someone to do Rishabh Pant here. Meanwhile, the partnership between Yuvraj Singh and Krunal Pandya 28 off 16 balls.
OUT! Axar Patel strikes. Two-ball duck for Hardik Pandya. He plays it back to the bowler and Axar takes the catch. Mumbai Indians in trouble now having lost half the side. Hardik Pandya c and b Axar 0(2)
Mumbai Indians open their Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL 2019) at home against Delhi Capitals. The MI vs DC match will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This apparently is the first game of the IPL 2019 season for Delhi Capitals, who will take the field first time after chasing their name from Daredevils to Capitals. Stay tuned for MI vs DC live score updates. MI vs DC, IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals on Star Sports and Hotstar Online.
Three-time champions, Mumbai Indians missed out on a place in playoffs last season. The Rohit Sharma-led side will be looking to perform better this season and for that it is important to begin the season on a promising note. The Mumbai team will miss the services of fast-bowlers Lasith Malinga and Adam Milne.
Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals under new captain and new look will want to start afresh and better. The Delhi based franchise can take a cue from last season as they won both their meetings against Mumbai Indians. MI and DC have played 22 matches against each other and share the honours with 11 wins each. MI vs DC, IPL 2019, Mumbai Weather & Pitch Report: Here's How the Weather Will Behave for Indian Premier League 12's Match Between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals.
Delhi Capitals (From): Colin Munro, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant(w), Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra, Hanuma Vihari, Ishant Sharma, Ankush Bains, Harshal Patel, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Rahul Tewatia, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa.
Mumbai Indians (From): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(w), Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Evin Lewis, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar, Mayank Markande, Barinder Sran, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam, Siddhesh Lad, Pankaj Jaiswal.