In the ongoing 25th match of IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians (MI) have scored 142 runs in 20 overs. The opponent team Delhi Daredevils (DD) needs to score 143 runs to win this game, which is being played at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Team MI lost 8 wickets while setting up this average target for the antagonist team.
After Delhi Daredevils won the toss, MI was invited to bat first. Mumbai’s team had a stuttering start to its batting inning. Opener batsman Parthiv Patel lost his wicket after scoring 8 runs in 11 balls. After the departure of the left handed batsman, who also plays the game as a wicket keeper, Jos Buttler and Nitish Rana continued the batting inning with steady run rate.
Buttler scored 28 runs in 18 balls. The right handed batsman hit 3 fours and 2 sixes to score those runs. Left handed Indian batsman Nitish Rana scored 8 runs in 9 balls. Both these players, who rendered pivotal role in chasing the huge target of 199 runs in the previous match played against Kings XI Punjab, failed to play a big inning in this match.
Skipper Rohit Sharma too didn’t manage to score big runs in this match. After his dismissal, Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya tried to make a strong partnership. But their partnership didn’t last for longer time. Pollard scored 26 runs in 29 balls and Krunal Pandya scored 17 runs in 16 balls. Next batsman Hardik Pandya scored 24 runs 23 balls.
Harbhajan Singh failed to make runs in this game and lost his wicket in the final stage of the inning. Mitchell McClenaghan and Mitchell Johnson gave finishing touch to the inning and the inning ended with Mumbai Indians scoring 142 runs in 20 overs with loss of eight wickets. In order to win this match, Zahir Khan led team requires to surpass this triple digit score.