SRH vs MI IPL Score: SunRisers Hyderabad reach 50 in the sixth over in their chase of 150.© BCCI/IPL
David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha have given SRH a great start in their chase of 150. SunRisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to field first. Rohit Sharma returned to lead Mumbai Indians. Rohit was dismissed early for six, caught by David Warner at mid-off. Quinton de Kock hit Sandeep Sharma for 4, 6, 6 but Sandeep came back to bowl de Kock on the next ball. Suryakumar Yadav breezed away to 36 but Shahbaz Nadeem dismissed both Surya and Krunal Pandya to put SRH on top. Rashid dismissed Saurabh Tiwary to make MI five down. Kieron Pollard and Ishan Kishan set a platform for final-overs assault but Sandep bowled Kishan to bring SRH back again. Pollard hammers four sixes in the last two overs to make 41 off just 25 balls to carry Mumbai to 149 for 8. Holder, Nadeem took two wickets, Sandeep got three and Rashid got one wicket. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Live Score Updates Between SRH vs MI, Straight From Sharjah
50 for Warner! Fourth of the season and the most important of them all!
He slog sweeps Chahar for a six through wide long-on for a maximum to get to the milestone.
SRH batsmen are milking the bowling here
Krunal keeps darting them in at over 90 kmph and SRH batsmen have no problem swatting them away for singles. They are milking the bowling at the moment.
The last ball was a friendly full toss and Saha hit that through mid-wicket for four.
97/0 after 11 overs. SRH need 53 from 54 balls.
Halfway stage: SRH 89/0 after 10 overs
Mumbai are yet to pick up a wicket. This has to be the first time they have been wicket-less for this long this IPL season.
SRH have dominated this game from the start.
SRH 84/0 after 9 overs
They need 66 runs off 66 balls with 10 wickets in hand.
Looks too easy at the moment for SRH.
FOUR! FOUR! Saha on a roll!
Krunal Pandya is into the attack.
He drops one short and wide of off stump. Saha cuts that uppishly over the head of the fielder at point for a boundary.
The next ball is into the body and darted in at 95 kmph and Saha pulls it through square leg for another four.
MI need wickets at the earliest
Nine runs come in Rahul Chahar’s second over as runs keep coming for SRH.
They are 65/0 after 7 overs.
End of Powerplay: SRH 56/0 in 6 overs
As good a Powerplay as any for SRH here and MI have plenty of mulling to do for themselves and (hopefully) for KKR, too.
The fours keep coming for SRH and Warner.
A short, slower ball by Coulter-Nile and Warner pulls that again through wide long-on for another four.
Nothing has gone to plan for MI thus far.
50 up for SRH!
SRH have reached 50 in the sixth over of the innings.
They need 100 more runs to win in just under 15 overs and with all 10 wickets in hand.
SRH 49/0 after 5 overs
Mumbai have tried fast bowlers and spinners. None have been successful thus far. The asking rate is down to 6.73 runs per over.
What a start!
Warner brings out the sweep. Chahar is getting a pasting here.
Fuller in length and Warner gets down on one knee and sweeps that through square leg for four.
SRH are racing away to the target at the moment.
Rahul Chahar comes into the attack and Saha hammers the first ball of the over over wide long-on for four.
Marginally short ball there and duly punished by Saha.
SRH off to a great start!
SRH have scored 40 runs in the first 4 overs. They are chasing only 150 here and are well ahead of the asking rate.
MI need a wicket here.
A hat-trick of fours!
Warner backs away again and cuts this short and wide ball through point for four. Three fours in a row and pressure on Pattinson and Mumbai here.
KKR would be groaning at this point.
Warner is on a roll here.
He backs away outside leg stump and slaps this short-of-good-length ball through the covers for four.
Back-of-length ball from James Pattinson first up and Warner pulls that through wide long-on for four.
SRH are putting pressure on the MI bowlers in the Powerplay.
Bad ball there. Kulkarni bowls on the pads and Saha flicks it down to fine leg for four.
SRH off to a great start here.
24/0 after 3 overs.
Lucky, but SRH will take that.
Saha looked to hit this one over the infield on the off side but only managed an outside edge on te ball. The ball flew over third man for four.
Saha gets going – SRH 14/0 after 2 overs
A six and a four off Saha’a bat have given SRH their first two boundaries after a quiet first over by Dhawal Kulkarni.
Quiet first over
SRH get three runs off the first over
Dhawal Kulkarni with the new ball!
David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha will face Kulkarni in the first over
MI 149/8 after 20 overs
A couple off the last ball as Mumbai Indians finish on 149/8. That’s below par even on this slow Sharjah surface.
SRH need 150 runs to win this game and qualify for the playoffs.
KKR will hope SRH don’t make it because that would mean KKR go through to the playoffs.
Plenty of action left in the match. Stay tuned.
WICKET! Pollard b Holder 41 (25)
Holder gets the big man, his fellow from the West Indies.
This ball tailed in a touch to Pollard. A low full toss again, as Holder attempts to bowl the yorker, and Pollard misses with his swing and loses his stumps.
Three balls remain. Can MI get 160? They are 145/8.
Holder disappears in the final over.
Length ball there and Pollard smashes that one over mid-wicket for six.
Make it three.
Natarajan looks to bowl the yorker but misses it. A wide of off stump low full toss is hit over the head of the umpire for six.
Natarajan misses his yorkers thrice and gets hit for sixes on each of those deliveries.
Two in a row.
The next ball, another low full toss, is smashed over wide long-on for a HUGE six. Pollard is teeing off.
Natarajan is missing his yorkers and paying the price.
Pollard gets a reprieve on the previous ball as an lbw decision against him gets overturned as the ball had pitched outside leg.
The next ball, a yorker gone wrong, a full toss, is hit over long-off for six. Manish Pandey, stationed at the long-off fence, jumps and gets his hands on the ball, but the ball bobs over to land beyond the rope.
MI 118/7 after 18 overs
Last two overs remain. James Pattinson is out there to accompany Pollard.
How many runs will be enough for MI? 140? 150? Let’s see.
WICKET! Coulter-Nile c Garg b Holder 1 (3)
SRH get another. 100th T20 wicket for Holder.
Coulter-Nile finds some width outside off and hits this in the air towards the covers. Unfortunately for him, he hits it straight to Priyam Garg at cover.
Mumbai are 7 down.
WICKET! Kishan b Sandeep 33 (30)
Sandeep strikes back.
He bowls another wide yorker, this time slower in pace and Kishan, not completely outside off this time, looks to play it squarer on the off side.
Kishan gets the inside edge of the bat on the ball before it crashes into the stumps.
Kishan gets going too.
He moves outside his off stumop and hits this wide yorker by Sandeep over the bowler’s head for six.
Similar delivery and this time Pollard goes over the head of the bowler for another one-bounce four.
MI are 109/5 after 16 overs. How many will Pollard score in the last four overs?
Pollard breaks the shackles.
A low full toss by Natarajan and Pollard hammers it bullet-straight, down the ground for four. No chance for long-off or long-on to cut that off.
100 up for MI!
The 100 is up in the 16th over and two big hitters – Kishan and Pollard – are at the crease.
MI have a platform laid for a big finish.
After 15 overs MI are 98/5
Pollard gets a close shave on that last ball of the 15th over. The ball had hit him on the front pad that was in front of the stumps.
There was no bat involved, but the impact of the ball returned “umpire’s call” on review, and the on-field ‘not out’ decision stood.
Rashid finishes with 4-0-32-1.
Kishan punishes Rashid for the dropped catch. He thumps the next ball he faces from the spinner over Rashid’s head for a one-bounce four through long-on.
Rashid Khan drops Ishan Kishan off his own bowling.
This was the googly that ended up far outside off stump. Kishan fetches it from there and tries to sweep it towards the leg side.
He gets a top edge and the ball lobs in the air. Rashid gets under the ball comfortably but the ball pops out of his hands at the last moment.
Nadeem completes his quota – 4-0-19-2
Kieron Pollard is taking it slow here. He has just arrived at the crease and the spinners are in operation.
MI will hope both Pollard and Kishan bat till the end of the innings.
MI are 90/5 after 14 overs.
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