IPL 2020, DC vs MI: Mumbai Indians maintained their dominance in the Indian Premier League as the defending champions secured an emphatic 9-wicket win over Delhi Capitals. The team have already qualified for the playoffs and the result tonight gives them a great chance of finishing the league as the leaders.
It all started with Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah rattling the Delhi Capitals batting line-up. After electing to bowl, Boult started off by removing both Delhi openers – Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan – inside the powerplay overs. Bumrah was introduced in the middle overs and he didn’t take long to get his name on the wicket list. Both the bowlers finished with three wickets as they restricted Delhi Capitals to a paltry 110/9 after 20 overs. .
In response, Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan gave Mumbai the perfect start. The pair added 68 before De Kock was removed by Anrich Nortje. However, Kishan continued his carnage as he finished unbeaten on 72 from 47 balls, helping Mumbai close the game in just 14.2 overs.
Match 51, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, 31 Oct, 2020