The best jokes relating to the astonishing Mumbai Indians victory to seal a spot in the playoffs.
With six of ‘last’ ball, MI chase 190 in 14.4 overs to qualify for playoffs instead of opponents RR.
Earlier on Friday, DD lost to MI and provided a lifeline to the defending champions.
MI will start the match as favorites, but RR have better chance of making the cut owing to superior run rate.
The defending champions, Mumbai, did not win a single game in the UAE leg of the tournament.
Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by five wickets to consolidate top position in IPL 7.
Left-hander scores 83, takes four wickets but RCB concede 65 in last 17 balls to lose to RR
The Royals, were defeated by the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday, a rare home loss for the franchise.
Shikhar Dhawan’s bowlers defend a lowly 134 as Rajasthan succumb to a rare ‘home’ loss .
The Sunrisers Hyderabad are just one place off the bottom of the table with four points from six games.
Royals had 18 sponsors (10 jersey sponsors, 8 partners) last year and the number remains same this year with one less name on the team jersey.
The similarity between the two lists — the points table and wickets taken per team — is telling.
RR’s Tambe takes ‘two-ball’ hat-trick as KKR, cantering towards win, lose 6 wkts for 2 runs to surrender match.
The sides sit next to each other on the points table but Rajasthan have two wins more.
The 22-year-old batted with composure to win his side the game with nine balls and seven wickets to spare.