Lucknow: In the match against Lucknow, the Mumbai team scored only 172 runs and lost. Lucknow won the thriller in the last over by five runs.
Lucknow Supergiants and Mumbai Indians clashed in today’s IPL cricket series. In the match held in Lucknow, Mumbai team won the toss and opted to field, batting first, the Lucknow team added 177 runs for the loss of 3 wickets at the end of 20 overs. Despite the early dismissal of three top-order batsmen, it was the responsible play of skipper Kurnal Pandya and Marcus Stoinis that led to such runs.
After scoring 49 runs, Kurnel Pandya was unable to continue batting due to injury. At the same time, Marcus Stoinis whitewashed the Mumbai bowlers. He scored 89 runs with 4 fours and 8 sixes and was a not out batsman.
Jason Behrentop took 2 wickets for Mumbai Indians.
After this, captain Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan gave an excellent opening to the Mumbai Indians team, who entered the field with the target of winning by adding 178 runs. Both scored 90 runs through partnership. The alliance was separated in the 10th over. Ravi Bishnoi dismissed Rohit Sharma for 37 runs for the first wicket.
The same Ravi Bishnoi dismissed Ishan Kishan in his next over. Ishan Kishan scored 59 runs. Mumbai faced a crisis as the much-anticipated Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed for 7 runs and Nehal Vadera for 16 runs.
Needed 30 runs from the last two overs to win. Tim David, who has been fielded in the finisher role of the Mumbai Indians team in recent times, was amazing in this match as well. Naveen-ul-Haq hit two sixes in the 19th over and scored 19 runs in that over alone. 11 runs were needed in the final over. Mohsin Khan bowled the last over brilliantly to prevent both Tim David and Green from hitting big shots. He conceded only five runs in that over.
As a result, the Mumbai team scored only 172 runs and lost. Lucknow won the thriller in the last over by five runs.