Delhi Daredevils Vs Mumbai Indians Match Review – Jason Roy’s fine knock of 91 off 53 deliveries ensured that Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets.
Delhi Daredevils: 195/3 in 20 Overs
Mumbai Indians: 194/7 in 20 Overs
Delhi Daredevils (DD) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by seven wickets in their third game of the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. After being asked to bat, hosts Mumbai rode on Suryakumar Yadav’s 53 and notable contributions from Evin Lewis (48) and Ishan Kishan (44).Mumbai Indians posted a competitive score of 194/7 in their 20 overs.In reply, it was the England opening batsmen Jason Roy that made all the difference. Delhi Daredevils Vs Mumbai Indians Match Review – He smashed 91 off 53 and got good support from Rishabh Pant who scored crucial 47 that helped DD register their first win of the season. The defending champions MI have now lost three games in a row and their third successive last-over loss but they have a habit of bouncing back from the losses as were have observed in the previous editions of IPL.It was a hard fought match for both the sides as the match went down to the final bowl. Some drama though in the last over as three dot balls were bowled in a row raised hopes of a super over for MI.But it wasn’t to be as Jason Roy showed why he is the player to watch out for in IPL 2018.He slammed a four and a six when his team needed 11 runs in the final over.
Earlier in the day, Mumbai Indians posted a total of 194/7 which looked like 220 or 230 at one stage due to destructive start in the powerplay. But it was DD bowlers and Rohit Sharma’s poor form in the middle overs that made all the difference.MI dropped too many catches to their liking and DD took full advantage of it.MI have a lot of thinking to do and have to bounce back very quickly if they want to stay in the competition which has just begun.
To Sum up Things of Delhi Daredevils Vs Mumbai Indians Match Review: It was a royal innings from Jason Roy that helped DD register their first win of the season.