The sample of chasing groups struggling within the fag finish on the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai continued as Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 13 runs in Match no. 9 of IPL 2021 on Saturday.
Chasing 151, SRH acquired off to a strong begin however they fell aside and have been bowled out for 137 in 19.4 overs. Rahul Chahar (3/19), Trent Boult (3/28) and Jasprit Bumrah (1/14) have been the celebs of the night time as SRH choked.
Additionally, all-rounder Hardik Pandya was proper on the cash as he affected a few run-outs in opposition to the Orange Military. Firstly, he hit the stumps on to dismiss the dangerous-looking David Warner for 36 within the twelfth over after which ran out younger Abdul Samad when SRH wanted 22 off 15.
Hardik’s brilliance on the sphere made certain that MI preserve a decent leash on the Sunrisers.
Earlier, SRH restricted MI’s robust batting line-up to 150 for 5 of their 20 overs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (2/29) and Vijay Shankar (2/19) shared 4 wickets between them, whereas Quinton de Kock (40 off 39) top-scored for MI.
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After the sport, Hardik revealed the key behind his throw to run-out Warner. The 27-year-old reckoned that his main focus was to get the ball in his hand earlier than taking a shy on the stumps.
“I simply ensure that the ball is in my hand after which goal the stumps. To be sincere, the run-out of Warner, I wasn’t anticipating him to be that far, I simply needed to take goal and hit, and solely then I realised that he was properly quick,” he stated after MI’s thrilling win over SRH.
Hailing the group’s character, Hardik stated it was the bowlers who introduced Mumbai again within the sport.
“We have now quite a lot of character as a group, they acquired to an awesome begin, however our bowlers pulled them again properly, bowled good line and lengths, made certain that the stress was constructed. Rahul Chahar, Krunal and all of the others – we bowled as a unit, held the nerves and used all of the alternatives that got here our means.”