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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians, 36th T20 Match, IPL 2014

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Mumbai won by 7 wkts | Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs Mumbai Indians Live Score, 36th T20 Match

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Rayudu: 'My head was in UAE, legs were in Hyderabad and my bat was somewhere else, so I had to bring them all together. My technique was going haywire, so I worked hard in the nets to bring it back in order. The coaches have helped me a lot. Simmons batted very well and he took the pressure off me. We took the bowlers on when we were well set. It is a good win and we have to keep the momentum going forward.'
Rayudu is the Man of the Match for his superb knock of 68 off 46 balls
Rohit: 'It was a perfect game and a clinical performance. This is the capability we have in our team. From the time we went out to the field, we did well. It is not easy to bowl at Warner and Finch when they are set, so credit to the bowlers. We always talk about getting big partnerships and how crucial it is to win a game. Simmons gave us a good start and Rayudu gave him good support. As I told at the toss, we will take one game at a time and have to do all the right things from our end.'
Dhawan: 'We are not used to losing too many matches over here. This is a new track and it's more of a batting track now. We were 20 odd runs short with the bat. They batted beautifully and got the measure of our bowlers. If we win the next few games we will back in the top four.'
A professional performance from Mumbai who never looked in trouble during the run chase. They lost Gautam early but Simmons and Rayudu steadied things. The pair stitched together a 130-run stand for the second wicket, which is the highest partnership for Mumbai in this season. Both batsmen got to their respective fifties and got out when they were close to the finish line. Hyderabad did not have a memorable day on the field, there were some sloppy moments as they missed a couple of chances. Bhuvneshwar was once again the pick of the bowlers as he scalped 2 wickets but he did not have any support from the rest of his mates. With this win, Mumbai keep their hopes alive in the tournament and Hyderabad still remain fifth on the table even after the defeat. Stay tuned for the presentation....
End of over 19, 13 runs (3 1 1 4 4 )
MUM: 160/3
Rohit Sharma - 14(6) This over: 9 runs
Kieron Pollard - 6(7) This over: 4 runs
Karn Sharma
(2.4 - 0 - 25 - 0)
18.4 Karn Sharma to Rohit Sharma 4
FOUR, Mumbai win by 7 wickets, the skipper finishes off in style, flighted just outside off, Rohit goes on his knees and sweeps it over square leg for a boundary
18.3 Karn Sharma to Kieron Pollard 1
1 run, googly on off, Pollard hangs back and nudges it to deep mid wicket. They are happy to finish it with singles
18.2 Karn Sharma to Rohit Sharma 1
1 run, flatter and on off, Rohit works it to deep square leg
18.1 Karn Sharma to Kieron Pollard 3
3 runs, flighted around off, Pollard goes on his knees and ramps it over the keeper, Irfan runs behind it rather lazily and allows the batsmen to take three runs
Karn Sharma [2.0-0-16-0] is back into the attack
End of over 18, 9 runs (. . . 1 4 4 )
MUM: 151/3
Rohit Sharma - 9(4) This over: 8 runs
Kieron Pollard - 2(5) This over: 1 runs
Dale Steyn
(4.0 - 0 - 29 - 0)
17.6 Dale Steyn to Rohit Sharma 4
FOUR, poor end to the over, back to back boundaries, short and down leg, Rohit gets inside the line and pulls it to the fine leg fence, the man was very square and had no chance of stopping that
150 runs for MUM
17.5 Dale Steyn to Rohit Sharma 4
FOUR, glorious shot! This is Rohit at his best, good length ball just outside off, he comes forward, presents the full face and drives it wide of mid-off, Warner chases but comes second
17.4 Dale Steyn to Kieron Pollard 1
1 run, short and climbing into Pollard, he stands tall and taps it wide of backward point
17.3 Dale Steyn to Kieron Pollard 0
no run, was that a run-out chance? This was a back of a length delivery on off, Pollard knocks it towards cover, he takes off for a single, but Rohit is not interested and sends him back, Pollard was struggling to get back, Dhawan fails to hit the stumps with an under-arm throw, he was a goner

Match details

Toss : Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and Vineet Kulkarni (India)

TV umpire : Pashchim Pathak (India)

Match referee : Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)

Teams

Sunrisers Hyderabad : Shikhar Dhawan(c), Aaron Finch, David Warner, Lokesh Rahul, Naman Ojha(wk), Irfan Pathan, Moises Henriques, Dale Steyn, Karn Sharma, Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Mumbai Indians : Lendl Simmons, Chidhambaram Gautam(wk), Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma(c), Corey Anderson, Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Pragyan Ojha.

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