IPL 2019
IPL 2019: Match 51 (MI vs SRH): Hardik And Bumrah Helps Mumbai To Win In Super Over
By CricShots - May 3, 2019 12:42 am
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The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai witnessed one of the most thrilling games of the IPL 2019 between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). The match went right down to the Super Over and the host eventually came out as the winner, led by Rohit Sharma. They didn’t just win the encounter but also became the third team to qualify for the playoffs in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Quinton de Kock was the lone warrior

Despite having a decent start Mumbai lost the plot as they lost Rohit in the final over of the powerplay. After his dismissal, Surya Kumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock started building a partnership as they scored 54 runs for the second wicket before Yadav getting out in the 12th over and from there on, MI’s run-rate came down as from 90/2 in 12 overs, there were reduced to 119/4 in 16 overs with Evin Lewis and Hardik Pandya back in the dug-out.

WATCH – Abhishek Takes A Brilliant Catch To Dismiss Pollard

However, the late fireworks of Kieron Pollard and De Kock helped Mumbai to reach the total of 162/5 in 20 overs. In the final over of Khaleel Ahmed, Pollard lost his wicket owing to a brilliant catch by the young Abhishek Sharma.

Manish Pandey did it again in IPL 2019

During the chase, the SRH openers, Guptill and Wriddhiman Saha started off well as they scored as many as 40 runs for the opening wicket in just 4 overs before the latter getting out in the 4th over Jasprit Bumrah. After his dismissal, Manish Pandey held to one end, but the other batsmen like Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma lost their wickets and SRH was struggling at 106/5 after the 15-over mark.

WATCH – Last Over Drama Of Hardik And Manish Leads To Super Over

Manish Pandey and Mohammad Nabi added 49 runs for the 6th wicket before the latter getting out in the final over of Hardik. However, the drama started in the final over itself as they needed 17 runs in 6 balls and on the third ball of the over Nabi smashed Hardik for a six before getting out on the very next ball and SRH needed 7 runs off the last ball and Pandey smashed a six and the game went into the super over.

Mumbai Indians (MI)

SRH only managed to score 8 runs of the super over of Burmah owing to a six by Nabi as they lost Naabi and Manish in just 4 balls. MI chased down the target of 9 runs in just 3 balls as Hardik smashed a six on the first ball of Rashid Khan.

Brief Score: 

Mumbai Indians – 192/4 in 20 overs (QDK: 69, R Sharma: 24; K Ahmed: 3/42) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad – 162/6 in 20 overs (M Pandey: 71*; K Pandya: 2/22, J Bumrah: 2/31) in Super Over

Here is how Twitter reacted to the nail-biting game: