IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils Win By 11 Runs, Mumbai Indians Knocked Out
Delhi Daredevils rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs at the Ferozshah Kotla. Chasing a target of 175 runs in what was a must-win encounter for them, Mumbai were bundled out for 163 runs in 19.3 overs.
Delhi Daredevils skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and opted to bat. (All Images Courtesy BCCI)
Prithvi Shaw and Glenn Maxwell gave a good start to Delhi before a silly run-out cost the former his wicket.
Glenn Maxwell, who slammed four boundaries and looked in good touch, was cleaned up by Jasprit Bumrah.
Shreyas Iyer made the mistake of hitting a Mayank Markande delivery straight to Krunal at deep midwicket, as Delhi slipped to 75/3 in 9 overs.
Rishabh Pant (64) continued his purple patch, hitting his fifth half-century of the season.
Rishabh Pant shared a 64-run stand off 47 balls with Vijay Shankar (43 not out) to guide Delhi to a competitive score.
Sandeep Lamichhane then rocked Mumbai's chase early, removing the in-form Suryakumar Yadav (4) cheaply.
Evin Lewis (48) exploded in the fourth over, hitting Harshal Patel for two fours and a six.
Mumbai were reduced to 74/4 when Glenn Maxwell and Trent Boult combined to pull off a sensational catch at the boundary line off Sandeep Lamichhane's bowling.
Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel starred with three wickets apiece.
Mumbai Indians crumbled against quality leg-spin bowling by Sandeep Lamichhane (3/36), Amit Mishra (3/19) and medium pace of Patel (3/28)
Ben Cutting tried his hand with a 19-ball 37 before MI were dismissed for 163 in 19.3 overs.