NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 42 runs in a high-scoring match on Friday, but their spirited efforts were not enough to make it to the IPL play-offs. MI needed a SRH 65 or lower threshold to qualify for the playoffs before KKR in the NRR, but this did not happen as expected. SRH ended with 193 and MI’s IPL 2021 campaign ended.
Here are the highlights of the match:
Mumbai Indian innings:
I had an absolute flyer off: The Mumbai Indians knew they had a tough job going to rebuild the KKRs NRR against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first. Openers Rohit and Han Shan Kishan gave the Mumbai Indians a great start, scoring 80 runs for the opening wicket in just 5.3 overs.

Han Shan Kisan and Rohit Sharma (BCCI / IPL photo)
Han Shan Kisan (84 off 2 balls) kept the scoring rate high in the first 10 overs: Before being bowled by Rashid Khan, Rohit made 18 off 1 balls, but Ishan Kishan quickly kept the scoreboard. 32 Shane, who ran just 2 balls, took MI’s total to just 1.1 overs in triple figures.

Han Shan Kisan
Han Shan and Suryakumar Yadav (off02 to 822) MI powered 235/9: In addition to Ishan’s devastating innings, Suryakumar Yadav maintained the dominance of the Mumbai Indians against the Kamala forces. Surya scored 822 off just 0 balls with 1 40 fours and three sixes. Han Shan and Suryakumar are both part of India’s squad for the ICC World Twenty20.


Jason Roy
Sunrisers Hyderabad:
Roy and Abhishek gave SRH a strong start: Behind the Mumbai Indians ’235 for 9, SRH needed a strong start and openers Jason Roy and Abhishek Sharma added 64 runs for the opening wicket to give their team a good bat. Roy made 34 off 21 balls, while Abhishek made 33 off 16 balls.


Jason Roy
Chasing SRH runs in the middle overs, regular wickets are derailed: SRH’s top order though was soon shattered by the Mumbai Indians ’bowlers. James Nisham dismissed Abhishek Sharma () and Abdul Samad (2), Trent Bolt removed Jason Roy () and Piyush Chawla got rid of Mohammad Nabi () for putting SRH on the mat. From 0 to 64, SRH crashes 100 for 4.

Manish Pandey

Photo Credit: BCCI / IPL
Stand-in captain Manish Pandey scored an unbeaten 69, but finished short of the SRH record target of 42: Stand-in captain Manish Pandey played an unbeaten innings of balls1 with four fours and two sixes, but he failed to lead SRH to victory. MI won the match by 2 runs but failed to book a place in the play-offs.


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