IPL 4: Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians
Virender Sehwag's Delhi Daredevils took on Mumbai Indians at the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium on Sunday.
Virender Sehwag's Delhi Daredevils took on Mumbai Indians at the Feroze Shah Kotla on Sunday. (AFP PHOTO)
The skipper for the hosts led from the front early on after he won the toss and opted to bat first. (AFP PHOTO)
The start though, soon translated into a flurry of wickets as the Delhi Daredevils kept losing wickets without adding much to the total tally. (AFP PHOTO)
The Mumbai Indians were explosive on the field as well and contributed to the collapse in the batting order in a big way. Tendulkar led from the front in the in-field. (AFP PHOTO)
The skipper of Mumbai Indians could be seen actively rotating his bowlers and fielders throughout the first innings of the match. (AFP PHOTO)
Sri Lankan slinger Lasith Malinga took top honours from the match as he scalped five wickets and bowled with unparalleled ferocity to silence the crowds and leave the batting in disarray. (AFP PHOTO)
The Mumbai Indians' cheering squad had a lot to celebrate as the bowlers restricted the score to 95 in the first innings of the match. (AFP PHOTO).
Morne Morkel was the first to give some semblance of an attacking edge to the Delhi team. He dismissed opener Davy Jacobs early on in the chase. (AFP PHOTO)
Ambati Rayudu played a sensible knock of 15 with two boundaries but was run out eventually.
It was Sachin Tendulkar who decided to take center stage with the bat for his team as he finished the match on an unbeaten personal score of 46 and with 25 balls to spare. (AFP PHOTO)
Team owner Nita Ambani of the Mumbai Indians was visibly happy with the 8-wicket victory as Lasith Malinga was declared the man of the match for his bowling exploits. (AFP PHOTO)