MI vs SRH, IPL 2024 Match 55: Suryakumar Yadav's Brilliant Century Powers Mumbai Indians To 7-Wicket Win Over Sunrisers Hyderabad

MI vs SRH, IPL 2024 Match 55: Suryakumar Yadav's Brilliant Century Powers Mumbai Indians To 7-Wicket Win Over Sunrisers Hyderabad

Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad are taking on each other for the second time in the ongoing IPL season.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Monday, May 06, 2024, 11:53 PM IST
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Suryakumar Yadav shone with a brilliant century as Mumbai Indians registered fourth victory with a seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday, May 6.

With a target of 174, Mumbai Indians chased it down in 18.2 overs. Suryakumar Yadav played an incredible innings of 102 off 51 balls and also formed an unbeaten 143-run partnership with Tilak Varma (37* off 32 balls).

MI were reeling at 31/3 after the wickets of Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma and Naman Dir, but Suryakumar took the responsibility in his hands along with a support from Tilak to take the team over the line.

Former Sunrisers Hyderabad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, skipper Pat Cummins and Marco Jansen picked a wicket each.

Mid Innings

Sunrisers Hyderabad's skipper Pat Cummins help the visitors post a defendable total fo 173/8 in 20 overs in the first innings against Mumbai Indians.

After putting to bat first by Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad were off to a great start in their innings. Opening duo of Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma formed a 56-run stand until the latter was dismissed for 11. Mayank Agarwal had a short stay at the crease as he was bowled out by debutant Anshul Kambhoj for 5 at 68/1.

Head's innings came to an end after he was removed by Piyush Chawla for 48 at 90/2. Thereafter, SRH lost two more wickets in Nitish Reddy (20) and Heinrich Klaasen (2) and they were reduced to 96/5.

Marco Jansen (17) and Shahbaz Ahmed (10) kept SRH's scoreboard ticking until the latter's wicket fell at 120/7. Jansen too walked back to the pavilion after he was dismissed by Hardik Pandya.

Pat Cummins stepped for the team and played a cameo innings of 35 off 17 balls to take the team past 150-run mark and ensure that the visitors post a respectable total.

For Mumbai Indians, Hardik Pandya and Piyush Chawla picked three wickets each while Jasprit Bumrah and Anshul Kamboj scalped a wicket each.

Toss Update

Mumbai Indians' Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl first against Pat Cummins-led Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 55th match of IPL 2024 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

MI and SRH have made a change to their playing XI ahead of the clash. Anshul Kambhoj is making his debut for the five-time IPL champions as replaced Nehal Wadhera. While, SRH brought in Mayank Agarwal by replacing Anmpolpreet Singh.

Playing XI

MI: Ishan Kishan(WK), Rohit Sharma, Naman Dhir, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya(C), Tim David, Anshul Kamboj, Piyush Chawla, Jasprit Bumrah, Nuwan Thushara

SRH: Abhishek Sharma, Travis Head, Mayank Agarwal, Nitish Reddy, Heinrich Klaasen(WK), Abdul Samad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Marco Jansen, Pat Cummins(C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan

Preview:

Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on each other for the second time in the ongoing IPL season. In their last encounter, Pat Cummins emerged victorious after defeating Hardik Pandya's MI in Hyderabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad are having a good season under the leadership of Pat Cummins. The Orange Army poised themselves as among the strong contenders to win the IPL title this year. SRH are currently at the fourth spot with six wins and four losses in 10 matches.

Mumbai Indians, on the other side, are having unforgettable campaign as they are out of the race for playoffs in this season. Hardik Pandya's captaincy has been under scrutiny after suffered four losses on the trot. MI are currently languishing at the bottom of the table with three wins and eight losses in 11 matches.

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