IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils - 5 talking points

IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils - 5 talking points

Choosing to bowl first, the Sunrisers got an early breakthrough as Indians captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed by Billy Stanlake in the second over for 11.

Delhi Daredevils, on the other hand, are still struggling to find their best eleven and were hampered by rain against Rajasthan Royals.

Winning the toss, Gautam Gambhir elected to bowl first on a flat-batting track at the Wankhede stadium. Lewis has scored big runs against India in internationals before, and likes pace on the bat, something the likes of Mohammed Shami and Trent Boult will offer up front. Suryakumar Yadav score 41 runs off 20 balls and Evin Lewsi score 37 runs off 16 balls.

Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians 194/7 (Suryakumar Yadav 53, Evin Lewis 48, Daniel Christian 2-35) lost to Delhi Daredevils 195/3 (Jason Roy 91*, Rishabh Pant 47*, Krunal Pandya 2-21) by seven wickets.

It mattered little to Shreyas Iyer (27 not out), who had a good batting night, which allowed Roy more breathing space. But Kieron Pollard brought Mumbai back into the game with a stunning diving catch at long-off off Pant - the visitors were at 119/2 at that stage. Seven runs off the over. The Sri Lankan gave away 47 runs off his four overs. Rohit Sharma out! 18 (15 balls) c Roy. Hardik Pandya comes to the crease.

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Among the bowlers, leg-spinner Mayank Markande has initially taken the IPL by storm and has been brilliant in the two games.

Mumbai Indians has won 5 out of 6 matches at the Wankhede Stadium against Delhi Daredevils. "With the recent T20 Mumbai Premier League success, I said let's take that challenge and responsibility and go ahead". Pandya came to the ground on Friday evening in what was an optional training session, but looked a bit rusty. Very good start, couldn't capitalise in the last five overs. Ishan Kishan also managed to harry the Delhi bowlers until he was bowled out. 50 comes up for Yadav in 29 balls. They batted really well and did not give us a chance in first 10-12 overs.

The last over was heart-stopping with Delhi needing 11 to win and getting 10 following a four and a six off Mustafizur Rehman by Roy off the first two balls. Mumbai Indians' batting, for the first time in the tournament, clicked with Suryakumar Yadav leading the way with a whirlwind fifty. Boult opens the attack for DD. "The comeback was fantastic by the bowlers and hopefully we keep continuing doing the same things", said local lad Shreyas Iyer who scored a modest 20-ball 27 on the night but more importantly held fort at one end as Jason Roy (91*) steered the visitors to victory.

The 19-year-old left-hander hit two sixes and a four off Rahul Tewatia as Mumbai garnered 19 runs from the over.