Delhi vs Mumbai
Delhi win by 6 wickets
Mumbai lose their 4th game in a row, poor batting responsible again. Delhi win by 6 wickets, but they made high weather of a small target.
Over 18.5 - DD 126/4 (Jadhav 14, Pietersen 26)
A couple of singles to start the over, Jadhav then hits it through cover and point for a couple of runs. Four, it is all over as Jadhav hits the winning runs, Delhi win by 6 wickets.
Over 18 - DD 118/4 (Jadhav 7, Pietersen 25)
Malinga into his last over. He starts with an off cutter and KP clips it to midwicket for a single. Jadhav takes a single and KP then glances it to fine leg for a couple of runs. 6 runs from the over, 8 more needed from 12 balls.
Over 17 - DD 112/4 (Jadhav 5, Pietersen 21)
Zaheer Khan comes into the attack, a single brings Jadhav on strike. Four, Jadhav walks across and hits it on the leg side for four, poor ball from Khan. A couple of singles to end the over, 14 needed from 18 balls.
Over 16 - DD 105/4 (Jadhav 0, Pietersen 19)
Malinga comes back into the attack. WICKET! Mumbai pick up another wicket, is this going to be a low scoring thriller? Duminy slices the fuller ball to the substitute fielder who takes the catch. Dinesh Karthik walks out to bat, WICKET! Malinga strikes twice, Rayudu takes a good catch at short midwicket and Karthik is out. Good over for Mumbai.
Over 15 - DD 103/2 (Duminy 19, Pietersen 19)
Sharma into his second over, Duminy happy to take a single and brings KP on strike. Six, KP comes down the track and hits it over the top and out of the park for a six. Four more, KP slashes it through the covers for four. And four more, KP making an impact on this game, he hits it through long-on for four. A couple of singles to end the over, good over for Delhi who only need 23 more.
Over 14 - DD 86/2 (Duminy 17, Pietersen 4)
Ojha into his last over, five singles from the over. Delhi need 40 from 36 balls.
Over 13 - DD 81/2 (Duminy 15, Pietersen 2)
Rohit Sharma brings himself into the attack. A single to start the over and then WICKET! The captain picks up a wicket for Mumbai, Vijay goes for a slog and misses it completely. Rohit picks up a wicket. KP walks out to bat, one captain to another now. A couple of dots and then KP hits it to long leg for a couple of runs.
Over 12 - DD 78/1 (Duminy 13, Vijay 40)
Duminy takes a single from the first ball to square leg. Six, Vijay slog sweeps Ojha over the square leg boundary for a six. A couple of runs as Vijay drives it through the covers for a couple of runs. 11 runs from the over.
Over 11 - DD 67/1 (Duminy 11, Vijay 31)
Anderson comes back to bowl his second over, a couple of runs and then Vijay hits it straight down the ground for four, good shot. A couple of singles and then Vijay ends the over with another boundary. Good over for Delhi, 12 runs from it.
Over 10 - DD 55/1 (Duminy 10, Vijay 21)
Delhi need 77 from 11 overs, not a tough task with KP still to come. Harbhajan to start his last over, a couple of singles from the first two balls. Six runs from the over, Delhi progressing slowly.
Over 9 - DD 49/1 (Duminy 6, Vijay 19)
Ojha comes back into the attack, a couple of singles and then a couple of dots. Vijay flicks it through deep square leg for a couple of runs. Four runs from the over.
Over 8 - DD 45/1 (Duminy 5, Vijay 16)
Harbhajan runs in to bowl his third over. A single to start the over and then JP drills it through the covers for a couple of runs. A single and then Vijay hits the doosra through point for four. 9 runs from the over, the asking rate is 6.75 per over.
Over 7 - DD 36/1 (Duminy 2, Vijay 10)
Anderson comes into the attack. Three singles and then WICKET! de Kock goes out, the pressure creates a wicket. de Kock cuts it to Hussey at point who takes a good low catch. Duminy comes out to bat, a couple of runs to end the over.
Over 6 - DD 31/0 (De Kock 15, Vijay 8)
Another good over for Mumbai, Harbhajan gives away a leg bye from it. The required rate is 6.78 per over, still not high enough but a few good overs will change that.
Over 5 - DD 30/0 (De Kock 15, Vijay 8)
Malinga comes back into the attack, a single to start the over. A couple of runs because of a wide, and then all dots to end the over. Delhi need 96 from 15 overs.
Over 4 - DD 22/0 (De Kock 14, Vijay 8)
Four overs and four different bowlers for Mumbai, Bhajji comes in to bowl. A single to start the over, de Kock then backs away and hits it through the covers for four. de Kock then drills the ball through long-off for three runs, Pollard does well to cut it off. 8 runs from the over.
Over 3 - DD 14/0 (De Kock 7, Vijay 7)
Zaheer comes in to replace Malinga. Just a couple of singles from the over, good over from Zaheer.
Over 2 - DD 12/0 (De Kock 6, Vijay 6)
Ojha comes into the attack and Vijay hits the first ball through extra cover for four. A couple of dots and then a couple of singles. Six runs from the over, 12 from two.
Over 1 - DD 6/0 (De Kock 5, Vijay 1)
De Kock and Vijay open for Delhi, Malinga starts for Mumbai. A couple of dots and then de Kock takes a single. Harbhajan who left the field while batting in the 20th over is fine and standing at first slip. Vijay takes a single to bring de Kock back on strike. Four, de Kock hits the last ball of the over for four. Six from the first over.
- 27th Apr 2014
- Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat.
- Sharjah CA Stadium, UAE
- A S Dar, V A Kulkarni
- TV Umpire
- A K Chaudhary
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Bharatan
delhi BATTING CARD
|Q. de Kock||c Hussey b Anderson||16|
|M. Vijay||b Sharma||40|
|J.P. Duminy||c sub b Malinga||19|
|K.P. Pietersen||Not out||26|
|D.K. Karthik||c Rayudu b Malinga||2|
|K.M. Jadhav||Not out||14|
|Total||18.5 Overs||126 - 4|