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IPL 2020 Qualifier 1: Dominant Mumbai Indians thrash Delhi Capitals by 57 runs to reach final


Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan hammered a half-century every earlier than Jasprit Bumrah shone with the ball to assist defending champions Mumbai Indians clinch a cushty 57-run victory over Delhi Capitals and storm into the ultimate of the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday.

Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals received the toss and requested the Mumbai franchise to bat first.

Mumbai Indians misplaced skipper Rohit Sharma for a duck after he was caught leg earlier than wicket off a Ravichandran Ashwin supply within the second over.

Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock then joined forces and the duo stitched an important partnership of 62 runs for the second wicket earlier than the latter was caught at long-off of an Ashwin supply within the eighth over.

Soon after citing his half-century off 36 deliveries, Suryakumar was taken by Daniel Sams at lengthy leg on the fifth ball of twelfth over by Anrich Nortje. 

Subsequently, Ishan Kishan introduced up an unbeaten knock of 55 runs off 30 balls moreover sharing a 60-run stand with Hardik Pandya (37 not out) to assist Mumbai Indians publish a mammoth complete of 200 for 5.

For Delhi Capitals, Ravichandran Ashwin completed with the figures of three for 29. Marcus Stoinis and Anrich Nortje chipped in with a wicket every.

In reply, Mumbai Indians made an outstanding begin to their defence by lowering Delhi Capitals to 0/3 inside two overs. 

While Prithvi Shaw fell for a duck after being caught behind the wicket by Quinton de Kock on the second supply of the primary over by Trent Boult, Ajinkya Rahane too departed with out scoring any run after being trapped leg earlier than wicket on the fifth ball. 

Opener Shikhar Dhawan too fell for a nought after getting clear bowled by Jasprit Bumrah within the second over earlier than the Mumbai Indians bowler additionally dismissed Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer cheaply for 12 runs.

Marcus Stoinis (65) then staged a fightback for Delhi as he not solely rating a half-century but in addition introduced up an important 71-run stand with Axar Patel (42) for the sixth wicket to assist his aspect cross the 100-run mark.

After the 2 batsmen’s dismissal, Delhi Capitals failed so as to add a lot runs to their scoreboard and had been restricted to the rating of 143 for eight of their stipulated 20 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah was the decide of the bowlers for Mumbai with good figures of 4 for 14. Trent Boult bagged two wickets in his two overs earlier than he was compelled to stroll off the sector with groin pressure, whereas Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard claimed a wicket every.

The Delhi Capitals will get one other likelihood to make it to the summit showdown through Qualifier 2 – the place they await the winner of the Eliminator 1 (to be performed between Sunrisers Hyderabad and RCB).

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