IPL 2019: 3rd Match, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals - Match Report

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IPL 2019: 3rd Match, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – Match Report 

IPL 2019: 3rd Match, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – Match Report
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IPL 2019: 3rd Match, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – Match Report; Well, the same story repeated again for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. They once again lost their first match of the season under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. The stylish southpaw Rishabh Pant was the star of the match for his stunning knock.

Both the sides displayed high-class skills but it was the knock of Pant, which changed the complexion of the game. Earlier, Dhawan and Colin Ingram also showed their experience in the middle.

Rishabh Pant | Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians | IPL 2019 |
Rishabh Pant (Photo by Faheem Hussain /SPORTZPICS for BCCI)

Turning Point Of The Match:

The knock of Rishabh Pant was the turning point of the match. The flamboyant batsman struck  78 runs off 27 balls. The knock took the game away from Mumbai Indians within a moment of the time. His Incredible knock also fetched him the man of the match trophy as well.

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – 2nd Innings

After conceding 213 runs in the first innings, Mumbai Indians lost their skipper Rohit Sharma early in the innings. The comeback bowler Ishant Sharma got the better off the skipper while Shreyas Iyer’s incredible run out saw Suryakumar Yadav walking back to the pavilion.

IPL 2019: 3rd Match, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals - Match Report
Yuvraj Singh scored fifty. (Credits – IPL)

Then came Yuvraj Singh, who showed his class in the middle but he never got the real support from the other end. Kieron Pollard looked in a great nick but unfortunately, couldn’t get the better off Keemo Paul.

Hardik Pandya too walked back for a cheap score after handing a return catch to Axar Patel. His brother, Krunal Pandya entertained the crowd by smashing few big hits out of the park.

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Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – 1st Innings

Initially, it was Rohit Sharma, who won the toss, asked Delhi Capitals to bat first. The start wasn’t that great as the young Mumbai players Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer walked back for cheap scores. However, Shikhar Dhawan and Colin Ingram balanced the ship.

The duo took the attack to the opposition by finding the fence more often than not. Colin Ingram, in particular, has been sensational, who smashed Mumbai Indians all over the park.

Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni
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The southpaw duo added an 83-run partnership for the third wicket before Colin Ingram dismissing on his personal score of 47 runs. Shikhar Dhawan too followed him in quick succession with 43 runs to his name.

However, then came the assault from Rishabh Pant, who has been sensational at Mumbai. He brought 18-ball fifty to put Mumbai Indians on their toes. He smashed the best bowlers of Mumbai Indians all over the park with his unorthodox strokes.

For Mumbai Indians, Mitchell McClenaghan was the star with the ball, who bagged three wickets. Hardik Pandya and Ben Cutting chipped in with one wicket apiece.

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