Home Cricket Axar, Lalit Yadav assist Delhi Capitals stun Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets 

Axar, Lalit Yadav assist Delhi Capitals stun Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets 

Axar, Lalit Yadav assist Delhi Capitals stun Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets 

Axar, Lalit Yadav assist Delhi Capitals stun Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets: Delhi Capitals (DC) Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav stitched a match-winning partnership to take DC over the rope in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI) by 4 wickets within the second match of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Delhi managed to attain 179 runs with 10 balls to spare in opposition to Mumbai’s bowlers and efficiently bagged two essential match factors.


Mumbai Indians (MI) have been all the way in which up on this sport till Axar Patel stepped into the sector following the dismissal of Shardul Thakur. Patel together with younger Lalit Yadav took the cost of the innings as they scored the final 75 runs off simply 30 deliveries.

DC bought off to an honest begin because the openers managed to attain 30 runs earlier than the primary dismissal of Tim Siefert. Delhi slipped down from 30/1 to 32/3 in only a matter of a few deliveries. 

Murugan Ashwin scalped two fast wickets to place Delhi on the again foot. The spinner picked Tim Siefert and Mandeep Singh whereas Tymil Mills despatched again skipper Rishabh Pant cheaply.

Soon opener Prithvi Shaw was additionally dismissed to cut back Delhi Capitals to 72/4 in 9.2 overs. To put extra stress, Mumbai bowlers managed to select harmful Rovman Powell for a duck.

However, it began to go down for Mumbai when Shardul Thakur arrived and performed his little cameo of twenty-two runs from 11 balls. However, Basil Thampi quickly picked the wicket of Shardul Thakur to shatter DC hopes.

Following Shardul’s wicket, Axar Patel got here to the center and began whacking Mumbai Indians bowlers for enjoyable. His quickfire 38 runs from 17 balls is what made the distinction together with Lalit Yadav’s artful 48 runs knock.

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Valiant efforts from Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav put Delhi Capitals within the driver’s seat and gained the match by 4 wickets. With the win, Delhi opened its account with two factors.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians have been requested to bat first by the Capitals. Mumbai Indians (MI) had a superb opening partnership.

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan collectively scored 67 runs earlier than the primary wicket dismissal of the Mumbai skipper. Sharma was despatched again by Kuldeep Yadav for 41 runs.

Ishan Kishan anchored the innings following Rohit’s wicket and performed a powerful inning of unbeaten 81 runs from 48 balls with the assistance of 11 fours and two sixes.

Kishan was supported by Tilak Verma (22 runs off 15 balls) and Tim David (12 runs from 8 balls) on the different finish. Mumbai Indians managed to place up a complete of 177 runs within the lack of 5 wickets after 20 overs quota.

However, in opposition to Delhi’s high-quality strikers, the rating of 177 seemed scanty. Delhi Capitals (DC) have efficiently registered their first win of the Tata IPL 2022. They will subsequent play in opposition to Gujarat Titans (GT) on 2nd April.

Brief Scores of DC vs MI Match:

Mumbai Indians (MI) – Rohit Sharma (41 off 32), Ishan Kishan (81* off 48) / Kuldeep Yadav (3/18).

Delhi Capitals (DC) – Lalit Yadav (42* off 38), Axar Patel (38* off 17) / Basil Thampi (3/35).

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