9th match (D/N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 14 2018

9th match (D/N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 14 2018

9th match (D/N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 14 2018

Windies opener Evin Lewis (48) finally came to his own and was part of a hundred run partnership with Yadav which personified carnage on the cricket field. Kieron Pollard and Hardik later got involved in the dismissals of Rishabh Pant and Glenn Maxwell respectively. Hardik Pandya, who had twisted his ankle in the tournament opener against Chennai Super Kings, reclaimed his regular spot at the expense of Pradeep Sangwan.

Needing 11 off the final over, Roy hit a cover drive for four in the first ball followed by a six over fine leg.

Instead, Mumbai Indians managed to put up only 194 on the board despite a quickfire 23-ball 44 from the young Ishan Kishan.

MoM: J Roy for 91 runs from 53 balls (Not out).

Speaking about the tense finish Iyer said "As a batsman, you would love to close down the chase at the earliest, but they bowled some really good slower balls and the last over, it was tougher for Jason to pick up". After Captain Gautam Gambhir (15) was dismissed by Mustafizur Rahman (4-25-1), Rishabh Pant (47) and Roy launched an attack on the MI bowlers in a 69-run stand. Despite Rohit Sharma's having not performed as expected, MI can feel positive due to the fact that DD has only ever won one match at Wankhede.

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But he couldn't connect the next three balls and somehow got bat on ball off the last to get the winning run.

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Yet another game went down to the last over and yet again, Mumbai Indians (MI) were at the receiving end of the pulsating action. Krunal Pandya out! 11 (10 balls) c Rahul Tewatia. Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem was horribly inaccurate and did not flight the ball, while Shami and Dan Christian bowled lengths that allowed the batsmen room. Rohit Sharma, the Pandya brothers and the lower order could only chip in with low scores as Mumbai Indians were restricted to 194 for 7. With Kishan also in good nick, there's a proper momentum at the top of the order. Mustafizur struck back with three dot balls to get the 21,000 children - who were in the crowd as part of the Education and Sports for All initiative of the Mumbai franchise - excited. Pandya came to the ground on Friday evening in what was an optional training session, but looked a bit rusty.

Stanlake, Kaul and Sandeep Sharma picked up two wickets apiece, while Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan chipped in with one wicket each.

The 30-year-old however, was in all praise for his bowlers. Interestingly, MI promoted Suryakumar as an opener for this game and the move worked for them. Lewis smashed four fours and as many sixes.

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