March 18, 2010

Mumbai Indians won by 98 runs against Delhi Daredevils

Hi all, Sorry i went to my home town so could not post any updates. Now i am back, so there will be regular updates on cricket.

Delhi Daredevils played their home match against the visitors "Mumbai Indians" in Kotla. Gautam Gambhir won the toss & let the MI to bat first.

Having a very good batting line-up, MI started their batting. In the second over Gautam Gambhir left the field due to injuiry. Daredevils Wicket keeper Dinesh Karthik led the time due to Gambhir's absence. However Mumbai Indians put up a total score of 218/7 due to the good batting conditions of the pitch. Sachin Tendulkar scored a remarkable 62 off 32 balls which gave impetus to their innings. Saurabh Tiwary also added a score of 61 of 37 balls to their team. Mumbai Indians put up a target of 219 for the Daredevils to win. Only Dirk Nannes of Daredevils had a good bowling figure.

Delhi Daredevils started their innings with T Dilshan & Virender Sehwag as their openers. While they were 56 for 1 in 6 overs, Dwayne Bravo took out Sehwag's wicket with his first ball in the seventh over. Later on Daredevils lost their wickets on regular basis, finally Delhi daredevils ended up at 120 in 16.3 overs. Hence, MI won by 98 runs which is a huge margin win. This was the second successive win for MI & the first defeat for Daredevils.

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