Mumbai Indians reached the final as the first team to beat Delhi


Bangla Hunt Desk: Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians faced in the first qualifier match of IPL on Thursday. In this match, Mumbai Indians lost to Delhi Capitals and confirmed their ticket to the final. Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer decided to field first after winning the toss.

Mumbai Indians batted first and got pushed at the beginning. Captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed for zero by Rabichandran Ashwin. Quinton D'Cock and Surya Kumar Yadav then took the helm of the team. Mumbai Indians went ahead with a big run with the help of two wickets. Quinton D'Cock was dismissed for 40 off 25 balls. On this day, Surya Kumar Yadav played an innings of 50 runs again. Towards the end, Ishan Kishan and Surya Kumar Yadav's half-centuries helped the Mumbai Indians reach the 200-run mark. Hardik Pandya also played a stormy innings of 35 off 14 balls at the very last moment. Mumbai Indians lost five wickets and scored 200 runs at the end of the allotted 20 overs.

In reply, Delhi Capitals lost 3 wickets before opening the innings. Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan returned to the pavilion with zero runs. At that time, captains Shreyas IR and Marcos Steinis tried to take the helm of the team. But Shreyas Iyer had to return to the pavilion after being bowled out by Bumrah for just 12 runs. Staines and Akshar Patel tried to fight a bit but Delhi's innings ended with 143 runs. Mumbai Indians became the first team to reach the final after winning the match by 57 runs.

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