Saturday, April 3, 2010

IPL3. Day.23. Match.33. Mumbai Indians Vs Deccan Chargers


Mumbai Indians 178 for 5, in an sterling all round performance, beat Deccan Chargers 115 all out in 18.2 overs by 63 runs, to make sure of a semifinal berth.

Opting to bat first at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai Indians piled up a challenging 178 for five, mainly due to contributions by the youngsters Ambadi Rayudu 55 of 29 balls and Saurab Tiwary 44 of 35 balls. Pragyan Ojha bowled well again for 4.0.26.3.

Deccan Charges, were skittled out for a paltry 115 in 18.2 overs, in a wicket that posed no devils. Zaheer 2.0.10.2, Harbhajan 3.1.16.2, Pollard 4.0.26.2, McLaren 4.0.28.2 and Malinga 3.2.0.20.1, shared the wickets. Gilchrist 19, Gibbs 17, and Symmonds 21 contributed marginally, whereas VVS and Rohit flopped once again.

MI are in an invincible position at this stage with seven wins from eight games. There display match over match has been a team effort and professional. Go Indians Go, IPL3 appears to be yours.



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