In the ninth match of the current edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians got a great victory by scoring 150 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
The current champions won the second match in a row with the great bowling of Trent Bolt-Rahul Chahar. The match between the two teams started at 8 pm at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
Mumbai won the toss and elected to bat, losing 5 wickets for 150 runs. Hyderabad was bowled out for 136 in 19 overs with 4 balls to spare. Rohit Sharma’s team left the field after winning by 13 runs.
But Hyderabad did not have a great start by playing with a target of only 151 runs. After 8 overs, the team picked up 6 runs. Johnny Bairstow, who scored 43 off 4 sixes off just 22 balls, broke the opening pair when he was out.
Warner was still at the crease. When he returned to the dressing room with 43 runs from 22 balls, the procession started.
However, there was some possibility as Vijay Shankar was at the crease. With 8 balls left in the innings, the victory story of 26 balls was written out of 26 balls. The story of Hyderabad’s defeat was written.
Bolt took 3 wickets for 26 runs in 3 overs with 4 balls for Mumbai. And Rahul Chahar took 3 wickets with only 19 runs in 4 overs. This is basically the third consecutive defeat of Hyderabad.
On the other hand, Mumbai won the second match in a row. Earlier, Mumbai scored 152 runs against Kolkata but won by 10 runs.
Earlier, Mumbai got off to a great start with Rohit-D Cock batting. When Rohit was dismissed for 40 off 39 balls, the opening pair broke up for 55 runs. Since then, the franchise has been losing wickets at regular intervals.
De Kock could not lengthen the innings even though the speed of the run wheel decreased. He returned to the dressing room with 32 runs off 25 balls. When Ishan Kisan-Suryakumar Yadav failed, Kieron Pollard took the helm of the match.
Mumbai lost 5 wickets in the end in a storm of 35 runs from his 22 balls and scored 150 runs. His innings were sorted by 1 four and 3 sixes. Khalil Ahmed and Mujibur Rahman bowled well for Hyderabad.
Khalil took 1 wicket with 24 runs in 4 overs. On the other hand, Mujib took 2 wickets for 29 runs in 4 overs. Despite not getting a wicket, Rashid Khan bowled well with only 22 runs in 4 overs.