IPL 2021: Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult steer Mumbai Indians to 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2021: Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult steer Mumbai Indians to 13-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad

Chennai: Sunrisers Hyderabad’s middle-order continued to misfire as spinner Rahul Chahar and pacer Trent Boult original Mumbai Indians to a 13-run win of their IPL match on Saturday.

Defending 150, leg-spinner Chahar (3/19) stifled the middle-order earlier than Boult (3/28) polished off the tail as SRH had been bowled out for 137 in 19.4 overs.

Rahul Chahar of Mumbai Indians celebrates the wicket of Manish Pandey on Saturday. Sportzpics for IPL

Rahul Chahar of Mumbai Indians celebrates the wicket of Manish Pandey on Saturday.
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Opting to bat, MI had a great begin however Vijay Shankar and Mujeeb Ur Rahman claimed two wickets every as SRH stemmed the movement of runs within the center overs.

Nonetheless, Kieron Pollard managed to carry MI to 150 for five with the assistance of a 22-ball 35 which included two sixes of the final two balls of their innings.

Chasing 151 for a win, Jonny Bairstow smashed a 22-ball 35 to provide SRH a rollicking begin, whereas David Warner too managed a 36 off 34 however as soon as the duo had been again within the hut, the middle-order once more failed to return to the fore.

Again on the prime together with his opening associate Warner, Bairstow amassed 18 runs from Trent Boult within the third over with the assistance of three fours and a six.

Adam Milne was then handled with equal disdain, sending him for 2 maximums and a 4 as he bled 19 runs.

Krunal Pandya was then handed the ball however the consequence was the identical as he conceded 13 runs with Bairstow and Warner smashing a six and a 4 respectively as SRH amassed 55 in 5 overs.

Bumrah then bowled a good over however Warner despatched Milne for a six as SRH reached 57 for no loss in powerplay.

Woman luck smiled on MI lastly when Bairstow hit wicket whereas searching for a slog sweep off Krunal.
Chahar then eliminated Manish Pandey (2), whereas Hardik’s direct throw discovered Warner brief as SRH slumped to 91 for 3.

Chahar handed SRH a twin blow in his final over, dismissing Virat Singh (11) and Abhishek Sharma (2) — each taking part in their first video games of the season.

Vijay (28 off 25) cracked two sixes off Krunal to maintain SRH within the hunt however he stored shedding his companions as Abdul Samad (7) was despatched packing by Hardik with one other direct throw after which Boult produced an ideal yorker to rid get of Rashid (0).

Vijay too perished within the subsequent over as SRH fell brief as soon as once more.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma (32 off 25) and Quinton de Kock (40 off 39) scored 53 within the powerplay after opting to bat however Vijay (2/19) and Afghanistan spin duo of Mujeeb (2/29) and Rashid Khan (0/22) introduced the Sunrisers again within the sport.

Rohit accomplished 4,000 T20 runs as a skipper and likewise surpassed Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s document of hitting essentially the most variety of sixes by an Indian within the match.

The 33-year-old now has 217 sixes in IPL, one forward of Dhoni. He occupies the third place within the general checklist after Punjab Kings’ Chris Gayle (351) and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s AB de Villiers (237).

With Rohit and de Kock trying in full movement, it appeared MI will put up a giant rating.

Nonetheless, MI quickly slipped to 71 for two with Vijay Shankar dismissing Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav (10) in his two overs.

Whereas the MI skipper holed out to Virat Singh within the sixth over, Suryakumar was caught and bowled within the ninth over.

Rashid Khan and Mujeeb then tightened the screw on MI because the well-set de Kock subsequent perished at deep mid-wicket.

With MI at 107 for 3 in 16 overs, Pollard clubbed one over mid-wicket however Mujeeb quickly dismissed Ishan Kishan (12 off 21) with wicketkeeper Bairstow taking a wonderful catch.

New man Hardik Pandya and Pollard could not produce their trademark hitting as the previous holed out to Virat within the deep.

Pollard, who was dropped by Vijay in nineteenth over, ended issues on a excessive, smashing the final two balls of Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 2 sixes.

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