Krunal Pandya is looking to get a big score © AFP
Krunal Pandya is looking to get a big score © AFP

Krunal Pandya scores maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) fifties in Match 47 of the IPL 2016 match against Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Visakapatnam. Krunal, who came at No. 3 at the dismissal of Rohit Sharma was outscoring past Guptill, who missed out on a well deserved half-century. The partnership between Guptill and Krunal is approaching 100. Rohit was dismissed when MI had scored 46 in 6.3 Overs. MI still have a strong batting line-up, with the likes of Ambati Rayudu, Jos Buttler and Kieron Pollard to follow. Guptill has made it into the side in place of fast bowler Tim Southee. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Match 47 at Visakhapatnam

This is a crucial match for both teams as a place in the top four is on the line. Both teams are tied at 12 points and a win in this match will take one team go to 14, which will be a major step in ensuring that they qualify for the playoffs. Guptill is known for his hard-hitting at the top for New Zealand and MI will hope that he can stay there till the end and take MI to a good score. Krunal has clearly been sent with the intent to whack a few out of the park. Live Cricket Updates Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Delhi Daredevils (DD), IPL 2016, Match 47 at Visakhapatnam

Earlier, DD had won the toss and elected to bat first. Zaheer Khan and Imran Tahir are back in the team for DD. Guptill’s inclusion has added a major boost for MI. He is n excellent fielder as well and can save some crucial runs for the team. Indian medium pacer Vinay Kumar too finds a place in the playing XI.