IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians in last ball thriller

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Krunal Pandya picked up two wickets for Mumbai.

Delhi have issues to address especially in their bowling department which has failed to deliver in each of the three games played so far.

Williamson's innings was laced with 4 fours and one six while Shakib hit 2 fours and a six during his knock as the duo shared 59-run stand for the fourth wicket to guide their team. But Kieron Pollard brought MI back into the game with a stunning diving catch at long-off as Pant went back to the pavilion with the visitors at 119/2. It fell upon Shreyas Iyer to support Roy to complete the job.

The Next Stop: Delhi will get a chance to get consecutive victories when they meet Chris Lynn's Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday whilst the winless-Mumbai take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday to try and get the ball rolling for IPL 11. But, on Friday, while we were coming back on the flight (from Hyderabad to Mumbai), and in the bus to the hotel they said they'd love if I'd open the innings as I have played a lot of cricket here (at the Wankhede) and I was the most experienced.

Brief scores: Mumbai Indians 194/7 in 20 overs (Yadav 53, Lewis 48, Kishan 44, Christian 2/35, Tewatia 2/36, Boult 2/39) lost to Delhi Daredevils 195/3 in 20 overs (Roy 91 n.o, Pant 47, K Pandya 2/21).

Yadav and Lewis made their intentions clear by smashing a four each in the first over off Trent Boult. The move proved a masterstroke early as the opening partnership yielded 102-runs from nine overs and had the Daredevils scrambling for solutions. Yadav welcomed Mohammed Shami with a six and followed it with two fours as he made a mockery of the listless Delhi attack. The misfortune continued for Mumbai as they lost to Delhi Daredevils in an encounter that stretched to the last ball yet again.

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Rana hit Stanlake firmly just wide of Pandey, who showed wonderful reaction to grab it on the second attempt and give SRH the breakthrough in four balls after play resumed.

The cheapest over in the Powerplay cost 10 runs, and Mumbai's 84 was their best score after six overs in the IPL.

Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers put up another stupendous show at Eden Gardens as they inflicted a five-wicket defeat on Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.

Batting first, KKR started good but stuttered as wickets kept tumbling at regular intervals.

It's also high time that Karthik backs his skill and makes an impact before questions are raised about his captaincy as he would be under huge pressure in one of the biggest tests of his career.

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