- Saiman Das
MI VS SRH: Yesterday’s encounter between MI VS SRH was one of the most thrilling and exciting matches of the tournament. The match was dragged till the last over before Sunrisers Hyderabad won the match by 3 runs.
The Sunrisers posed a massive target of 193 runs in front of the Mumbai Indians to chase. Mumbai got early momentum as their openers had a good partnership of 95 runs before Rohit Sharma got out in the 10th over.
Quick wickets fell after that and Mumbai was struggling to get hold of the match. Hyderabad bowlers did a splendid job by taking quick wickets but the match was again revived by Tim David, who scored 46 of 18 deliveries and kept the hopes of winning the match alive for Mumbai.
Umran Malik once again did a splendid job as he took 3 crucial. The match was saved by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar in the 19th over when he bowled a maiden wicket over which took the required run rate to 19 runs in the last over.
Commentator Aakash Chopra was very happy with Bhuvaneshwar’s 19th over. He said that it was like the over was been delivered in a video game due to the preciseness of the Yorkers.
He just bowled all the balls right and even managed to take a wicket and Mumbai Failed to score a single run in his over. Chopra was disappointed with Williamson’s captaincy decision.
He told that not giving Umran Malik a chance to bowl his 4th over despite him taking 3 crucial wickets was not understood by him.
Fazal Farooqi gave out 15 runs in the last over which was a very close call as Hyderabad won the match by only 3 runs. He even stated that Williamson is unable to lead the team from the front as he is constantly failing to score runs.
Umran Malik could have been a better option for the last over as he took 3 crucial wickets and can consistently bowl with a good pace. In his 3 overs, he took 3 wickets and gave 23 runs.
Both the openers of Mumbai Indians performed well after a very long time. They managed to put on a show for fans that they always wanted.
They provided a great start to the Mumbai Indians by building a partnership of 95 runs in 10 overs before Rohit Sharma got out. Mumbai however failed to continue the form later.
If Mumbai had managed to score a few runs in the 19th over, the outcome of the match would have been different.
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