Mumbai Indians deny Delhi Capitals a playoff spot
The Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated the Delhi Capitals (DC) by 5 wickets in the penultimate league round match of the current Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, securing the final playoff position for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
In the crucial encounter between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Saturday night, Rohit Sharma’s team won by five wickets, with Tim David scoring 34 runs off only 11 balls.
Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, made 48 from 35 balls with four sixes and three fours, Dewald Brevis returned to the side and made 33 from 33 balls with three sixes and a four, Tilak Varma made 21 from 17 balls with one six and a four, and Tim David — who did make the most of the lifeline when he was caught behind by Rishabh Pant and the Delhi Capitals captain did not opt for a DRS review.
Ramandeep Singh finished the chase for Mumbai Indians and knocked Delhi Capitals out of the contention with a crucial 13 not out from 6 balls at the conclusion of the game.