MI Win By Five Wickets! That's the reason why they lifted the title four times. 163 never looked a challenging target as Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav stole the show with staggering half-centuries. Though Delhi bowlers added some spice in the game - picking wickets in the end overs but the four-time champions eventually cross the line with two balls to spare. Krunal Pandya smashed the winning runs as Mumbai Indians topple Delhi Capitals at the pinnacke of IPL 2020 team standings.
A terrific comes to an end as Suryakumar Yadav fells prey to Kagiso Rabada. He went for another big shot but failed to get the elevation and Shreyas Iyer took a good catch at cow corner. Nonetheless, a staggering from Yadav. 33 needed from 30 balls. It should be a cakewalk for Mumbai now. Suryakumar Yadav c Shreyas Iyer b Rabada 53(32)
OUT! Big moment in the contest of the game as Quinton de Kock departs after scoring an impressive half-century. Spin does the trick again as Ravichandran Ashwin strikes. This game is indeed not going anywhere. De Kock c Prithvi Shaw b Ashwin 53(36)
After the early exit of skipper Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock joined forces with Suryakumar Yadav and the duo have attacked the opposition. De Kock has already smashed three giant sixes and is looking in great touch while Yadav has also started his innings in positive fashion. On the other, Delhi Capitals are desperate for another wicket.
Staggering death bowling by Jasprit Bumrah! He never allowed Shikhar Dhawan and Alex Carey to shift gears as Delhi Capitals could only post 162/4 despite having wickets in hand. Dhawan indeed impressed with his unbeaten 69-run knock but he should have done some more damage in the end overs. With skipper Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard and Pandya brothers in the ranks, MI must back themselves to cross the line but Kagiso Rabada, Ravi Ashwin and Axar Patel fighting with the ball, it will not be a cakewalk for defending champions. Do join us in the latter half of the game.
Shikhar Dhawan gets his first fifty of the season and he'll be a relieved man. The southpaw now has to shift gears as the game goes to the death overs. Meanwhile, Marcus Stoinis is the new man on the crease and he 'll again aim to give his team a late flourish.
OUT! Finally a sigh of relief for Mumbai Indians as Shreyas Iyer departs. Krunal Pandya breaks the crucial partnership and brought his side back in the contest. The DC went for a big shot off a flatter delivery but didn't get the required elevation as Trent Boult takes a good catch at deep mid-wicket. Third one down for Delhi. Shreyas Iyer c Boult b Krunal Pandya 42(33)
Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan have build up a 50-run stand after losing two early wickets. At halfway mark, Delhi Capitals are 80/2 and the stage is set for some fireworks. With the likes of Alex Carey and Marcus Stoinis in the ranks, Iyer and Dhawan must open their arms to guide their side to a mammoth total.
OUT! After playing some delightful shots in the initial overs, Ajinkya Rahane departs as Krunal Pandya strikes in his first over. It was a straight delivery which foxed Rahane and smashed his pads. Impressed from the LBW appeal, umpire raises the index finger as Delhi have lost two now. Mumbai Indians in command. Rahane lbw b Krunal Pandya 15(15)
After the early departure of Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane came at the crease and is looking determined to make a mark in his debut for Delhi Capitals. Despite not playing professional cricket since long, Rahane didn't look rusty at all as he smashed the likes of Trent Boult and James Pattinson for glorious boundaries. On the other hand, Shikhar Dhawan hasn't got much of strike and he'll be aiming to register a significant score.
MI vs DC Live Score Updates: Fans must brace themselves to witness an exciting game of cricket as Table-toppers Delhi Capitals are meeting Mumbai Indians in the Super Sunday fixture of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The encounter takes place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi with the top position in the points table at stakes. With five victories in six outings, Shreyas Iyer’s DC are on a roll and are just a few steps away from securing a berth in the playoffs. On the other hand, the defending champions have won four of their six matches and will like to cross the line in the upcoming encounter as well. Meanwhile, fans must stay tuned for the live commentary and updates of the game. MI vs DC Preview: 7 Things You Need to Know About Dream11 IPL 2020 Match 27.
After losing two of their first three games, Rohit Sharma and Co made a scintillating comeback and are on a winning streak since then. From Rohit Sharma to Suryakumar Yadav, every top-order batsmen have made a mark in the ongoing tournament while Kieron Pollard and Pandya brothers providing late flourishes regularly. Coming to the bowling department, pace trio Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and James Pattinson are in the top five of purple cap list. Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals, Abu Dhabi Rain Forecast and Pitch Report.
Speaking of Delhi Capitals, they have also put up an all-round show, keeping the encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad aside where they faced a 15-run loss. Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer have done well in the top order while Marcus Stoinis has been a nightmare for bowlers in the end overs. South African speedster Kagiso Rabad is leading purple cap charts with 15 wickets, with Ravichandran Ashwin and Anrich Nortje providing the necessary support.
With both sides enjoying a purple patch, predicting favourites is not easy. Toss will indeed play a crucial role as due is expected to play a part in the latter half. Hence, the toss-winning captain is likely to choose bowling after winning the toss.
Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhawal Kulkarni, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Harshal Patel, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohit Sharma, Alex Carey, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Daniel Sams, Lalit Yadav