Mumbai Indians registered their second consecutive win after beating SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 34 runs in a high-scoring contest at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Mumbai Indian has given a target of 209 runs to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Chasing 209 runs is not an easy task for Hyderabad as their batting line up is not in the form. The middle-order for batting is all about young batsmen who don’t have much experience. Although Batsmen like David Warner and Jonny Bairstow gave their side off to a good start, adding 34 runs in the first four overs. Jonny Bairstow looks in great form but couldn’t able convert big one.
Trent Boult has broken the partnership with a slower bouncer that sent Bairstow back to the pavilion in the fifth over. Warner and Manish Pandey batted intending to keep the required run-rate to get in of their reach. Somehow, just when the game was looking in their balance, James Pattison sends Manish Pandey back to the pavilion in the 10th over. then Kane William was also able to make it for their team. From there on, Warner batted well as a lone warrior as none of the SRH batsmen has given him much support from the other end. Warner secured his first half-century of the season. He scored 60 off 44 balls, but couldn’t get his side across the finish line.
Mumbai Indians reaches on Top in points table:
Mumbai is level on points with Delhi Capitals(DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), with three wins from five matches RCB and DC, have played one matchless. Mumbai Indians’ net run-rate has got them to rise to the top of the points table, at least for a day, as RCB will face Delhi on Tuesday.
In Today’s match, Rohit Sharma did not give a good start who is in form but In form batsman, Quinton de Kock can hit his first half-century of the season. He made merely 48 runs in the last four innings. But on his fifth inning against Punjab has come so well. He was struggling to play but today he showed his arrival with 67 runs off 39 balls, This lead to the victory of Mumbai Indians with finisher Pandya’s brother and Pollard.