Pant attack pounds Mumbai Indians as Delhi Capital win by 37 runs

The rebranded Delhi Capitals raged to a 37-run triumph over Mumbai Indians to open their record at the Wankhede arena in Mumbai.

The star of the day was Rishabh Pant, who crushed an unbeaten 78 off only 27 balls to control Delhi to 213 for six. The 21-year-old’s rankling thump included seven fours each as Delhi smacked 99 keeps running in the last six overs.


In the wake of being approached to bat first, Delhi lost youthful Prithvi Shaw early, got behind off Mitchell McClenaghan for seven. Captain Shreyas Iyer (16) was the beside pursue when he was gotten by Kieron Pollard on additional spread off McClenaghan, leaving Delhi at 29-2.

However, Shikhar Dhawan (43) and Colin Ingram (47) included 83 keeps running for the third-wicket association to stay Delhi’s innings. From that point on, it was all Pant appear.

McClenaghan completed with the figures of three for 40.

In answer, Mumbai lost captain Rohit Sharma (14), Quinton de Kock (27) and Suryakumar Yadav (2) inside the powerplay, imprinting the home side at an early stage.

Yuvraj Singh (53) included two vital organization with Kieron Pollard (21) and Krunal Pandya (32) to keep Mumbai above water however once Krunal left in the fifteenth over, the undertaking turned out to be further steep with Mumbai requiring 80 keeps running in the last five overs. There were a couple of more hits from Yuvraj Singh, however the home side was packaged out for 176. Jasprit Bumrah did not turn out to bat because of shoulder damage.

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