Sunrisers beat Mumbai to surround play-offs

Sunrisers beat Mumbai to surround play-offs

Shikhar Dhawan made a heavenly unbeaten half-century and Siddarth Kaul took three wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad surrounded an Indian Premier League play-off place by halting the spoil with a seven-wicket prevail upon Mumbai Indians.

Mumbai are the main group to as of now be guaranteed of a spot in the last four, yet their force was ended by the shielding champions at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on Monday.

The Indians could just post 138-7 in spite of commander Rohit Sharma contributing 67 from just 45 conveyances, paceman Kaul (3-24) and the competition’s driving wicket-taker Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2-29) doing the main part of the harm.

Dhawan turn into the second-most astounding run-scorer in the 2017 IPL with 62 not out from 46 balls and Moises Henriques hit a lively 44 as Sunrisers propelled five purposes of Kings XI Punjab, who need to win their three outstanding amusements to have any possibility of making the play-offs.

Sunrisers lost their past two matches, yet had the pioneers in a bad position on 36-3 after Mohammad Nabi rocked the bowling alley Lendl Simmons in the second over and Kaul struck twice.

Mumbai just had 59 keeps running on the board at the midway phase of their innings, however Rohit crushed Rashid Khan for six and furthermore gave Henriques the treatment to give some genuinely necessary increasing speed.

Rohit raised his half-century off just 34 balls, yet the tasteful India batsman was en route in the wake of playing on to a poor conveyance from Kaul and Bhuvneshwar took two wickets in the last over of a baffling Mumbai innings.

Mitchell McClenaghan guaranteed the enormous scalp of David Warner with the left-arm paceman’s first ball, however Dhawan and Henriques put the home side well on course for triumph with a moment wicket remain of 91.

Dhawan propelled Karn Sharma for six over long-on, while Henriques found the limit six times, however passed up a great opportunity for a half-century when he got a main edge off one from Jasprit Bumrah which held up in the pitch and was taken at additional cover by Rohit.

Yuvraj Singh (9) was battling with a finger harm and fell inexpensively, yet Dhawan and Vijay Shankar (15 not out) saw Warner’s side to triumph with 10 balls to save.