Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav smashed a half-century every to assist defending champions Mumbai Indians seal a cushty five-wicket win over Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Chasing a goal of 163 runs to win, Mumbai Indians misplaced their skipper Rohit Sharma cheaply for 5 runs in what was his 150th look for the franchise.
Rohit’s opening associate Quinton de Kock and first drop Suryakumar Yadav then notched up a fifty every moreover sharing a 46-run stand for the second wicket.
After de Kock fell for 36-ball 53 runs, Suryakumar (32-ball 53) shared a half-century stand with Ishan Kishan (15-ball 28) to assist Mumbai Indians chase down the goal in 19.four overs.
Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya scored the match-winning runs and remained unbeaten on the crease at their respective scores of 11 and 12.
For Delhi Capitals, Kagiso Rabada bagged two wickets, whereas Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Marcus Stoinis all chipped in with a wicket every.
Earlier, Delhi Capitals gained the toss and opted to bat first.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan introduced up a powerful unbeaten knock of 69 runs off 52 balls earlier than skipper Shreyas Iyer contributed with 33-ball 42 runs to assist their facet put up an honest complete of 162 for 4.
En path to his knock, Dhawan additionally accomplished 1,000 runs for Delhi Capitals within the IPL.
Meanwhile, Krunal Pandya and Trent Boult had been the one bowlers for Mumbai Indians who managed to seize two and a wicket, respectively.
De Kock was declared ‘Man of the Match’ for his good efficiency with the bat.
With the win, Mumbai Indians have climbed as much as the highest spot within the IPL 2020 factors desk. They now have 5 wins from seven matches.
Delhi, alternatively, have dropped to the second spot with similar variety of wins however behind Mumbai Indians in web run price.
Brief scores: DC 162/four wkts in 20 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 69 not out, Shreyas Iyer 42; Krunal Pandya 2/26) misplaced to MI 166/5 wkts in 19.four overs (Quinton de Kock 53, Suryakumar Yadav 53, Kagiso Rabada 2/28) by 5 wickets