IPL 2011: Deccan Chargers vs Mumbai Indians- MI win by 37 runs

first_imgRohit Sharma and Andrew Symonds put on an unbeaten 102 runs for the fifth wicket as Mumbai beat Hyderabad by37 runs during their IPL match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. Score | PhotoThe win would be special for Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 38 today.Chasing 173, Hyderabad managed to score 135/8 in their allotted 20 overs against Mumbai.Early in the Hyderabad innings, opener Sunny Sohal got run out in Harbhajan Singh’s over when the team total score was 14. And then Lasith Malinga struck like a lightening to send the other opener Shikhar Dhawan packing on 25 in the sixth over. And it was his famous Yorker that killed the batsman when the Hyderabad score was 41.In the 8th over, Hyderabad lost another wicket when Ausie Cameron White got run out in Kieron Pollad’s over when Hyderabad were on 54. Next man Bharat Chipli too could not stay at the crease for long and fell when the team total was 70.Captain Kumar Sangakkara was still at the crease and he wanted to up the tempo. But, just when he tried to do that, his Sri Lankan team-mate Lasith Malinga struck and uprooted his stump with a Yorker. He fell on 34 and Hyderabad were down to 93/5.Then 15th over, Mumbai paceman Munaf Patel got the better of D Ravi Teja with keeper Davy Jacobs stumping the batsman on 99/6.Eventually, hosts Hyderabad fell short by 37 runs. Mumbai paceman Malinga, who ended with a three-wicket haul, walked away with the Man-of-the-Match award.Mumbai inningsRohit Sharma and Andrew Symonds put on an unbeaten 102 runs for the fifth wicket to help Mumbai score a fine 172/4 against Hyderabad in the 27th IPL match.advertisementEarlier, Hyderabad captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and put Mumbai in the middle. Mumbai lost their opener Davy Jacob early despite the fact he and Sachin got off to a good scoring more than 9 runs an over.On the first ball of the fifth over Ishant Sharma scalped Jacobs on 32 with Pragyan Ojha claiming his catch at mid-on. Jacobs and Sachin scored 47 runs for the fist wicket.However, Sachin Tendulkar too could not stay at the crease for long after Jacob’s exit and departed in the 9th over with Hyderabad leggie Amit Mishra claiming his wicket on 28 when the Mumbai total was 70/2. Two balls later, Mishra struck again to dismiss Ambati Rayudu cheaply and Mumbai were down to 70/3.Then it was the left-arm spinner Ojha’s turn to show his prowess with the ball and he did that by scalping West Indian Kieron Pollad on a duck on the first ball of the 10th over. Mumbai were 70 for 4 at the stage.But that was the last wicket to fall from the Mumbai camp as soon Rohit Sharma (56 n.o.) and Aussie Andrew Symonds (44 n.o.) batted on for the rest of the overs to help Mumbai to a fine 172/4 in 20 overs.last_img

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