Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad are locking horns in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League 2021 in Abu Dhabi. Mumbai Indians need to win this game by a margin of 171 runs or more in order to secure a top-four finish.
Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first. He mentioned Krunal Pandya and Piyush Chawla are back in the playing XI while Saurabh Tiwary and Jayant Yadav misses out. SRH, on the other hand, are captaincy by Manish Pandya as Kane Williamson is out due to a niggle and is replaced by Mohammad Nabi. Bhuvneshwar Kumar also missed due to niggle and Priyam Garg replaced him.
Mumbai Indians had a very tough task to post a mammoth target for SRH. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan started the innings with a bang and expressed their intentions straight away. Ishan in particular was more threatening with his wild bat-swing.
Rohit Sharma, on the other end, was playing an anchor’s role and played shots when given a chance. Meanwhile, Ishan Kishan blazed his way to a 16-ball fifty. He reached the landmark inside the first four overs as MI scored 63 runs.
Rashid Khan was introduced to bowl in the sixth over. He instantly provided SRH with a wicket as Rohit Sharma went for a pull but ended up miscuing the ball in the air. Mohammad Nabi settled well under the swirling ball and grabbed a fine catch while running back.
Rohit got out after scoring 18 runs in 13 balls.
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Nabi's stunning tumbling grab https://t.co/4jv0SkNnDe
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Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Abhishek Sharma, Manish Pandey(c), Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Jason Holder, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Umran Malik, Siddarth Kaul.
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult.