By CricketCountry Staff
Delhi: Apr 27, 2012
Delhi Daredevils (DD) scored a mammoth score of 207 for 5 against Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi on Friday.
The Delhi skipper top scored with 73, while Mahela Jayawardene smashed a quickfire 55 to put up an 135-run partnership for the opening wicket.
Delhi, after put into bat, got off to a cracking start as the Sehwag and Jayawardene hammered Mumbai bowler to all parts of the park.
The Sri Lankan skipper was the severe of the two hitting Lasith Malinga for three boundaries in the third over.
Sehwag then go into the act smashing RP Singh for six and a four in the sixth over before hitting Kieron Pollard for 23 runs in the 11th over.
Mumbai then fought back with three quick wickets of Jayawardene, Sehwag and Irfan Pathan in space of three overs. Robin Peterson bagging two wickets in the 16th over for Mumbai.
Kevin Pietersen and Ross Taylor then joined forces as they added quick 41 runs.
Robin Petersen was the pick of the bowlers for Mumbai
BriefScore: DD 207 for 5 in 20 overs (Virender Sehwag 73, Mahela Jayawardene 55, Kevin Pietersen 50; Robin Petersen 3 for 37 vs MI