Match No.46 – MI Vs DC – Game 2
DC Won the toss and elected to Field
MI continues their bad form. MI tried to start a defensive game. But they cannot safe the wickets. Rohit Sharma 7(10) gives his wicket to Avesh Khan in the second over. Axar Patel took Quinton de Kock 19(18) Suryakumar Yadav 33(26) and Saurab Tiwari 15(18) wickets. In 12.5 overs MI took 80 Runs. Other batsmen also cannot play aggressively. Avesh Khan 3/15 – 4.0 overs and Axar Patel 3/21 – 4.0 overs bowled well for DC.
MI Scores 129/8 in 20.0 overs.
DC also started the game very badly. They lost first three wickets in 4.1 overs when the team score was 30. All the first three batsmen got single digit runs only. After that Shreyas Iyer Joins with Rishabh Pant. Both are played defensively and maintain the required run rate. In the 9th over Jayant Yadav took Rishabh Pant 26(22). After that Axar patel cannot play long innings. Shimron Hetmyer try to play aggressively but gives his wicket to Bumrah in the 14th over first ball when the score was 93. Ravichandran Ashwin Joins with Shreyas Iyer 33*(33) and played well. In 20th over first ball Ravichandran Ashwin 20*(21) hit a big six and lead the team to win.
DC Scores 132/6 in 19.1 Overs
DC Won by 4 Wickets.
Player of the Match – Axar Patel.