Live: Mumbai Indians Vs Delhi Daredevils

  IPL T20 match result: Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Daredevils by 8 wickets.  Man of the match: Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians).  Live ratings for MI & DD IPL players:   Mumbai IndiansRatingDelhi DaredevilsRating    Batsmen:        Sachin Tendulkar 8/10 Virender Sehwag 6/10 Ambati Rayudu 6/10 David Warner 2/10 Rohit Sharma 7/10 Aaron Finch 4/10 R. Satish 5/10 Venugopala Rao 6/10   UnmuktChand 1/10         All-rounders:        Kieron Pollard 6/10 Irfan Pathan 5/10 Ali Murtaza 6/10 Van Der Merwe 5/10 James Franklin 5/10           Wicket-Keeper:  Wicket-Keeper:      David Jacobs 5/10 Naman Ojha 7/10     Bowlers:  Bowlers:      Lasith Malinga 10/10 Morne Morkel 6/10 Munaf Patel 4/10 Ashok Dinda 6/10 Harbhajan Singh 7/10 Umesh Yadav 5/10   Mumbai Indians won the match. MI: 99/2 in 16.5 overs. Sachin Not out on 46.  What a shot! Sixer by … [Read more...]

IPL Match preview: MI Vs DD

Mumbai Indians squad

  Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi. Both teams are led by dashing openers - Sachin Tendulkar & Virender Sehwag. Strongest team in IPL, Mumbai Indians, is playing as favourites to win in IPL 4 tournament.  Match time: 4 PM on April 10  Stadium: Feroz Shah Kotla grounds, Delhi.  Ratings for Captains & Teams:   1. Sachin Tendulkar: 8/10 & Mumbai Indians: 9/10  2. Virender Sehwag: 7/10 & Delhi Daredevils: 7/10  Interesting battle:  Lasith Malings Vs Virender Sehwag & David Warner.  Mumbai Indians (MI) analysis:  MI has squad that can send tremors across the spine of opposition. Team management is providing best possible facilities and services to the players. Mumbai played so well in IPL 3 but lost their way in the finals. Sachin is in the form of his life while we know what Pollard and Symonds can do. Lasith Malinga is the best fast bowler in T20 format. Delhi will collapse if Malings takes care off Sehwag and Warner. Suman, Rayudu and Rohit Sharma have good record in Indian Premier League T20.  Best strategy for Mumbai: Ask DD to bat first and chase its score as Delhi is looking weak in the bowling department.  Probable squad: Sachin Tendulkar (Captain), T. Suman, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu (WK), Andrew Symonds, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, James Franklin, Harbhajan Singh, R. Satish & Munaf Patel  Delhi Daredevils (DD) Analysis:  DD has sensational openers - Virender Sehwag and David Warners - who can decimate any bowling department on their day. Colin Ingram won the T20 player of the year in … [Read more...]

Delhi vs Mumbai: Who will reach IPL semi-finals?

  Delhi daredevils will attack Mumbai Indians in their last match of Indian Premier League at Feroz Shah Kotla cricket ground in Delhi. This is a must win game for both teams but Mumbai still has 2 games in hand even if it loses today’s match. But Delhi Daredevils must win this game to keep their hopes alive. This is an unbelievable turn of events who won the four of their first 5 games. Mumbai Indians won their first round match against Delhi Daredevils.Significance of the match: If Delhi loses this match, Mumbai and Chennai will enter into semi-finals of IPL T20 tournament. All the upcoming IPL matches lose significance which is not good for IPL.  IPL Match timings: 8 PM to 11 PM at Ferozeshaw Kotla cricket ground in Delhi.  Points: Delhi Daredevils are on 13 points from 13 matches while Mumbai Indians are on 12 points from 11 games.  Interesting battles:  1. Glenn McGrath Vs Sachin Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya: McGrath won the previous crucial battles as he did in the 2003 Cricket world cup finals.   2. Shaun Pollock Vs Sehwag and Gambhir.  IPL records and statistics:  1. Gautam Gambhir is leading the race for “Orange cap” with 504 runs but he may lose the cap to in-form Shaun Marsh if Delhi loses this match.  2. Glenn McGrath is the only bowler to be in top 10 list from the both teams. He took 12 wickets at an average of 23.3 and economy rate of 6.03!  3. Shaun Pollock is taking a wicket for every 19 runs he conceded means 1 wicket for every 3 overs (his economy rate is around 6.1)  Verdict: Both teams are depending on their top order batsmen to win the matches for them. Mumbai has slight edge in this match due to their depth in the … [Read more...]