Match 55, Delhi Daredevils faced Mumbai Indians in a heated encounter. Delhi Daredevils had nothing to lose but they pushed Mumbai Indians away from the playoff race. Delhi Daredevils sealed the match by 11 runs.
Tough Start For Delhi Daredevils In Match 55
Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bat first. The openers could not perform well and both of them were dismissed within the first 4 overs. The score of DD after the powerplay overs was 46/2.
Rishabh Pant To The Rescue
Rishabh Pant played a great inning. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer was dismissed early but Vijay Shankar accompanied Rishabh. Pant contributed 64 runs in 44 balls including 4 fours and 4 sixes. He was dismissed in the seventeenth over when the score of DD was 139/4.
Vijay Shankar Finished Smoothly
Vijay Shankar continued making efforts and he played some great shots. He scored 43 runs in 30 balls and pushed the score of DD to 174 runs in 20 overs.
Suryakumar Yadav Fell Short
Suryakumar Yadav Evin Lewis opened for MI. Yadav fell early while Lewis held his end. After the powerplay overs, Mumbai Indians managed to put 57 runs on the scoreboard.
Evin Lewis Was The Potential Threat For DD Bowlers
Evin Lewis was turning out to be a threat for DD bowlers. Fortunately, they got rid of him when Amit Mishra dismissed him in the ninth over. After that MI was pushed to the back foot. After the end of 15 overs, the score of Mumbai Indians was 122/7.
Ben Cutting Made A Remarkable Effort
Ben Cutting played some good shots in the end but that was too late. Mumbai Indians have the victory stolen away from them. Cutting’s efforts came up short as the entire team got all out in 19.3 overs on a score of 163 runs. To conclude, Delhi Daredevils won the match by 11 runs. Sandeep Lamichane, Harshal Patel, and Amit Mishra were the heroes of DD’s victory. They took 3 wickets each.
Amit Mishra was named the man of the match. What do you think about this match? Share your thoughts in the comments. The previous encounter between these teams was also epic. Check the highlights here.