SRH vs MI: In the 56th match of the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 10 wickets. With this victory, Hyderabad secured their place in the playoffs. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have already reached the playoffs. Along with this, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) knocked out of the league due to poor net run-rate.
Mumbai had given a target of 150 runs while losing the toss in the last match of the league stage in Sharjah. In response, Hyderabad scored 151 runs in 17.1 overs without losing any wickets. In the IPL, captain David Warner made his 48th and Wriddhiman Saha made his 8th IPL fifty. Warner scored 85 runs and Saha scored 58 runs.
Saha-Warner 151 Runs Partnership
Wriddhiman Saha and David Warner furnish a brilliant start to SRH innings. David Warner played shots carefully while Saha on the other end played some explosive shots and brought momentum to Hyderabad’s side in the power-play itself. Both the openers continue to bat until the end of the innings and led SRH to their crucial win. Wriddhiman Saha scored 58 of 45 deliveries whereas David Warner scored 85 off 58 deliveries.
Mumbai Scored 149 For 8 Wickets
Mumbai scored 149 for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Kieron Pollard scored the most important 41 runs for the team. Suryakumar Yadav scored 36 and Ishaan Kishan scored 33 runs. At the same time, Hyderabad’s Sandeep Sharma got 3, Shahbaz Nadeem and Jason Holder got 2-2 wickets. Rashid Khan got one wicket.
Both Openers Depart’s Early
Mumbai did not get the type of start in the match they expected. Both openers Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Kock were returned to the pavilion in the first 5 overs. Rohit scored just 4 runs, while de Kock was dismissed for 25 runs. Both wickets were taken by Sandeep Sharma.
Krunal-Saurabh’s Flop Show
After the openers were dismissed early, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishaan Kishan took the innings further. Shahbaz Nadeem dismissed Suryakumar for 36 runs. After this, Nadeem showed the path to the pavilion to Krunal Pandya (0). Saurabh Tiwari (1) also could not do anything special and was out on Rashid Khan’s ball.
Bengaluru Will Face Bengaluru in The Eliminator
Now Hyderabad will face Bengaluru in the Eliminator in Abu Dhabi on 6 November. Before this, Mumbai and Delhi will lock horns in Qualifier-1 on 5 November in Dubai. The winning team will get straight into the finals. At the same time, the losing team will have to compete in qualifier-2 with the winner of the eliminator. The team that wins this match will reach the final.
Man of The Match
Shahbaz Nadeem is adjudged Man of the Match for his match-winning spell of 2/19.
Shahbaz Nadeem Performance:
IPL 2020 Playoffs Scenario:
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) in the last match of the league stage of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) and secured 4th spot in the points table. With this, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were out of the IPL 2020 due to poor net run-rate. The road to Playoffs is look like this:
- Mumbai Indians (MI) will face Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Qualifier 1 on November 5 at Dubai
- Sunrisers hyderabad (SRH) will face Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Eliminator on November 6 at Abu Dhabi
- Winner of Eliminator will Face Loser of Qualifier 1 in Abu Dhabi
- The Final will be played at Dubai
Hyderabad & Mumbai Playing 11
Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing 11
David Warner (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Priyam Garg, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan
Mumbai Indians Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni
Three changes were made in Mumbai and one change in Hyderabad. Jayant Yadav was replaced by Captain Rohit Sharma in the team. Jaspreet Bumrah and Trent Boult were given rest for the match. They were replaced by James Pattinson and Dhawal Kulkarni. At the same time, Priyam Garg was given a place in the playing eleven in place of Abhishek Sharma in Hyderabad.