Delhi Capitals beat Mumbai Indians by 37 runs in IPL

In Indian Premier League, Delhi Capitals beat hosts Mumbai Indians by 37-run in their opener last night.

Chasing the victory target of 214 runs, Mumbai were stopped at 176 in 19.2 overs as injured Jasprit Bumrah failed to turn up with the bat. Veteran Yuvraj Singh top-scored for the hosts with 53 off 35 balls.

Earlier, riding Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten 78 off 27 balls, Delhi posted a massive score of 213 for six on board. Pant smashed the fastest fifty against Mumbai in IPL history when he reached landmark off only 18 balls. In 2012, MS Dhoni had scored a fifty off 20 balls against Mumbai.

In another match Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Hyderabad Sun Risers by six wickets. KKR chased down the target of 182 runs with the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Earlier, Hyderabad Sun Risers made 181 runs for three in 20 overs. Opener batsman David Warner scored thrilling 85 runs.

Today, Rajasthan Royals will take on  Kings Eleven Punjab at Jaipur. The match will start at 8.00 pm. 

The Hindu

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