CHENNAI: Mumbai Indians (MI) scored 182 for 8 with the help of a 66-run partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Cameron Green in the final overs and the late overs of Tilak Verma and Nehal Vadhera in the eliminator of IPL played here today. Mumbai reached Qualifier-2 by winning by 81 runs after Lucknow Super Giants were bowled out for 101 runs due to Katil bowling. Akash Medhwal took 5 wickets for just 5 runs in 3.3 overs to equal the legendary Anil Kumble who took 5 wickets for 5 runs for RCB against Rajasthan Royals in 2009.
- Akash Medhwal equaled the legendary Anil Kumble by giving 5 runs and losing 5 wickets.
- Lucknow Super Giants were bowled out for 101 runs against Mumbai’s score of 182 for 8.
After Mumbai Indians decided to bat after winning the toss, Mumbai lost the wickets of both the openers in the power play itself. Suryakumar and Green then put on a 66-run partnership to take the score to 104, with Naveen Ul Haque dismissing first Surya and then Green in the same over to check their run rate. As Tilak and Tim David combined to take the score to 148, Yash dismissed David and then Naveen Tilak, although Nehle, who came in as an impact player in the final overs, made 23 off 12 balls to take the score to 182. Naveen Ul Haq took 3 wickets while Yash Thakur took 3 wickets for Lucknow.