IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals had been decreased to 20 for Four of their chase of 201 towards Mumbai Indians.© BCCI/IPL
Delhi Capitals turned a tweet by US President Donald Trump into hilarious banter as they quote-tweeted Trump’s “STOP THE COUNT!” with “Me to the man updating the wickets column” as Delhi collapsed to zero for Three after which 20 for 4 within the first 4 overs in their chase of 201 runs in Qualifier 1 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 towards Mumbai Indians. Mumbai had been powered by Hardik Pandya’s 14-ball 37 not out and Ishan Kishan’s unbeaten 55 off 30 to 200 for five of their 20 overs. Then, Trent Boult dismissed each Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane within the very first over of the chase earlier than Jasprit Bumrah cleaned up Shikhar Dhawan within the subsequent and captain Shreyas Iyer within the fourth.
— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from ) (@DelhiCapitals) November 5, 2020
It wasn’t Delhi’s day in Dubai on Thursday as all of their bowlers bar R Ashwin (3/29) went for runs at the same time as Suryakumar Yadav hit 51 off 38 and Quinton de Kock teed off within the Powerplay, smashing 40 off 25 balls.
Pandya took the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Daniel Sams for sixes in an innings studded with 5 sixes however no fours.
Kishan hit 4 fours and three sixes in an innings that noticed Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard, two of Mumbai’s most skilled batsmen, going for geese.
Rabada went wicket-less in his 4 overs and was hit for 42 runs, Nortje conceded 50 in his 4 and Sams was taken for 44 in his full quota.
Delhi’s poor begin was made worse when Iyer (12) hit one straight to Rohit at cowl and Rishabh Pant (3) holed out to Suryakumar at long-on to scale back them to 41 for five within the eighth over.
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