Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 40 runs on Thursday and captured the second Position in the points table. This is the sixth win of Mumbai in 9th match. With this defeat, the Delhi team has slipped to third place in the points table. There are 10 points with 5 wins and 4 defeats in her 9 match.
Batting first, winning the toss on Thursday, Mumbai scored 168 runs for 5 wickets, thanks to the brilliant batting of the Pandya brothers. In reply, Delhi’s team could score only 129/8. Barring Shikhar Dhawan and Patar Patel, no other batsman of Delhi could not bat on the pitch. Shikhar scored 35 and Axar 26 runs. Rahul Chahar took three wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs.
Unable to taking advantage of a good start
Shikhar and Shaw gave Delhi a quick start and 48 runs in the 6 overs in Power Play. But after the power play ended, On the third ball of the seventh over Shikhar became a victim of Chahar. He scored 35 runs in 22 balls. After this, Delhi completed their fifty runs in 6.4 overs.
But after this Rahul Chahar made Prithvi Shaw his prey and sent the pavilion back. He could only make 20 runs. Subsequently, Colin Munro scored only three runs out of the Kunal Pandya’s ball. After this, Chahar bowled Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer in the next over. Iyer could only make 3 runs.
A total of 23 matches have been played between the two teams, out of which Delhi has won 12 and Mumbai has won 11 matches. In such a situation, both the teams have an equal footing. While looking at the encounter between the two at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi has won 5 in 6 matches played on this field. At the same, Mumbai has managed to win only one.