Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Match 17 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Delhi on Saturday. I am Shruti Hariharan and I will bring you all the live scores and updates from today’s match. This match is a crucial win for both teams as they have two matches each and will want to get the third one to take the lead in the tournament. MI have won both matches with their skipper leading from front and providing MI two must win matches. As for DD, Quinton de Kock has earned the name for his maiden century in IPL 2016 chasing down a huge total against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Match 17 at Delhi

DD have held their nerves this entire game and bounced back despite Rohit Sharma’s half-century. MI were trying to give their best this game but failed to perform with nobody supporting the skipper on the other side. This win has helped DD to go up the points table to No.2 while MI face third consecutive defeat leading to lower the order. Here is the MATCH REPORT by Paulami Chakrab0rty

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 154/7 | Over 20 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Hardik Pandya 2 (2), Tim Southee 1 (1) Zaheer Chris Morris comes back and new man  Hardik Pandya on strike, single from the first. SIX, Rohit on strike and he goes big not giving up. Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya, Rohit collide once again and this time run out, Rohit Sharma goes for 65 (48) run out by de Kock, Rohit looked frustrated with that collide from Hardik Pandya, second time in this game. Harbhajan Singh came in and goes out perfect lbw by Chris Morris. Time Southee now on strike. Gets Hardik on strike, single to end and DD beat MI by 10 runs. Just in case you missed the run out, here is video of that collision!

OUT! Rohit Sharma run out (Negi/C Morris/de Kock) 65(48)

OUT! Harbhajan Singh lbw b C Morris 0(1)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 144/5 | Over 19 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 58 (46) Zaheer Khan is back and Pollard on strike, went for a maximum and will get couple, fielder misses the big chance. WIDE, Zaheer is going for extras here. Zaheer perfect length and yorker, yet Pollard gets single. Rohit on strike. Yokrer by Zaheer again, Rohit missed this chance, could have been lbw or caught by keeper. Smashed for boundary and manages to get just single from this, Pollard back on strike. SIX, this was smashed  could have been caught, but maximum. OUT! Pollard mis judges this one and he gets out for 19 from 18 caught by Morris.

Kieron Pollard c C Morris b Zaheer 19(18)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 133/4 | Over 18 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 57 (44), Kieron Pollard 10 (14) Chris Morris is back and last three overs to go. RR is 14 at the moment. Starts with a WIDE, first one from Morris. Cannot afford these extras now. Pollard sticks to one could have gone for couple of runs. Rohit is on strike. Tries to flick the yorker for boundary and just single here. Pollard comes back to strike. Pollard does not agree with umpire, no WIDE given for that spell. Morris is giving perfect yorkers to restrict MI as much as they can. These singles are not enough for MI to push them to achieve their target. Rohit flicks it towards deep mid-wicket and easily gets couple of runs. FOUR, Rohit smashes it ending the over.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 123/4 | Over 17 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 50 (41), Kieron Pollard 8 (11) Amit Mishra on strike and Pollard on strike. Pollard gets Rohit on strike to complete his half-century. He comes back for single with Pollard on strike. Pollard takes a couple to help MI chase down. Run Out appeal made but Pollard looks lucky with no run. Ending this over a single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 114/4 | Over 15 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 47 (38), Kieron Pollard 3 (2) Amit Mishra back again and Rohit on strike, has to run quickly could be a run out but lands safely. Buttler struggling to get the right shot with a dot. OUT! Buttler has to go, big wicket for DD perfect googly from Mishra, second for him this over. Kieron Pollard comes into crease. Three more spells to go. Justa flick by Pollard, MI has to play safely. Rohit on strike playing at 46, flicking towards mid wicket. Pollard will get couple with that flick.

Jos Buttler lbw Amit Mishra 2 (6)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 109/3 | Over 14 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 45 (36), Jos Buttler 2 (4) Chris Morris comes into attack and Rohit flicks single to get the non strikers on strike, happy taking singles. Buttler goes off the mark with single and gets Rohit on strike playing at 43. Below are some stats with about Rohit Sharma, looks rather frighting  for the opponents. Single run in the second last ball towards mid wicket.Last one to go, Single to end it.

 

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 104/3 | Over 13 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 42 (33), Jos Buttler 0 (1) Zaheer Khan is back and Krunal on strike, he moves it off for FOUR towards long following by a dot ball. Good coe back by Zaheer. This time flicking towards long on and single to get Rohit on strike. Rohit look to take single and Krunal Pandya wanted to go for it but could not come back on time and appeal for run out, OUT it is, good throw by the DD skipper and ends. Two more spells to go. Jos Buttler comes in to support the captain. Rohit takes quick single to get Buttler on strike. Dot ball to end the over.

Krunal Pandya run out (Zaheer Khan) 36 (17)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 98/2 | Over 12 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 41 (31), Krunal Pandya 31 (14) Imran Tahir back again into attack and Rohit on strike, this time he gives strike to Krunal with single. SIX, this is what needed for MI and this goes all the way towards long-on. FOUR, yet another consecutive boundary and straight. Looking for boundaries, but will get a couple here for Krunal. Rohit on strike now. Dot ball to end the over.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 84/2 | Over 11 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 40 (29), Krunal Pandya 18 (10) Mohammed Shami comes into attack and begins with dot ball, he is good form. FOUR, this is what MI wants more flicking this towards flat upper-cut side. Dot ball once again, could have been a run out, Rohit was stopped. Missed chance once again and no luck this time again.Taking quick single from towards mid-wicket. Rohit on strike, just single from the last ball.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 78/2 | Over 10 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 39 (28), Krunal Pandya 13 (5) Imran Tahir comes back for his second over begins with single towards long on. with constant single, Krunal finally went for boundary towards third man and ends the over with single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians /2 | Over 9 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 37 (25), Krunal Pandya 7 (2) Amit Mishra comes back for his second over started off with singles and Rayudu was back into attack for third spell. Amit Mishra delivered a googly and this time hits the perfect target, Rayudu goes for 25 stumped by keeper de Kock. Krunal Pandya comes at No.4, and off the mark with a single. Rohit on strike. Just flicked it off for single. SIX, Pandya goes off the mark with maximum towards deep mid wicket.

OUT! Ambati Rayudu stmd de Kock b Amit Mishra 25 (23)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 60/1 | Over 8 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 35 (23), Ambati Rayudu 24 (21) Imran Tahir sets to play his first IPL 2016 match and starts with a single. With this single from Rohit and Rayudu secure 50-runs stand. With three consecutive dot ball, MI end this over with a single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 57/1 | Over 7 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 34 (22), Ambati Rayudu 22 (16) Amit Mishra comes for his first over and Rayudu on strike. Rayudu gets Rohit on strike and single to begin. ANother single bringing Rayudu back on strike. Rayudu and Rohit tackling the spinner well with ease. Rohit running between wickets quick and Rayudu supporting the skipper well on the other end and getting couple runs. Just a dot to end it.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 52/1 | Over 6 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 31 (19), Ambati Rayudu 20 (13) Zaheer Khan is back and Rayudu is on strike, with quick single. Rohit on strike now, could have hit the bat and caught by the keeper. Just a single from the third spell and towards point. Rayudu and Rohit managing with singles. Yet another single to end the over. Good partnership between these players.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 47/1 | Over 5 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 29 (16), Ambati Rayudu 17 (10) Chris Morris comes into attack and replaces Pawan Negi after an expensive over. Rohit on strike and single moved towards third man. Rayudu playing safe and dot ball. Aiming for a maximum and easily passes to the keeper. Just a flick and no run once again. Rayudu is looking for the perfect shot. Missed chance could have been caught but single and Rohit on strike. Dot ball to end the over.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 45/1 | Over 4 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 28 (14), Ambati Rayudu 16 (6) Shami is back and just a flick by Rohit towards mid-off. FOUR, Rohit is taking the charge right from the beginning and this time towards outfield. Once again aiming for boundary and just a single. Rayudu is back into attack and a dot ball. Rayudu was looking for a straight shot and this was out of line. Last spell and flicked it FOUR towards deep mid wicket.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 32/1 | Over 3 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 23 (11), Ambati Rayudu 8 (3) Pawan Negi comes into attack, too soon for spinner to make entry. FOUR, Rohit starts with boundary backward point. FOUR, second consecutive one and this one moves towards backward point again. OH, could have been out and gets a couple easily. FOUR, some more for skipper Rohit and third one on the go towards long on. Last spell, Rayudu goes for another boundary and just the over MI were aiming.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 13/1 | Over 2 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 8 (6), Ambati Rayudu 4 (2) Mohammed Shami comes into attack for second over. Parthiv Patel on strike and two consecutive dot ball, he is being careful here. Mohammed Shami giving no run to smash the ball towards off stump could have got couple runs and Parthiv misses the chance to reach the line on time and run out for 1 run, excellent  throw by Shreyas Iyer. Good delivery and dot ball once again, just a single conceded by Shami. Rayudu goes off the mark with FOUR towards backward point.

Parthiv Patel run out Shreyas Iyer/ de Kock 1 (4)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Mumbai Indians 8/0 | Over 1 | TARGET 165 | BATTING: Rohit Sharma 8 (6), Parthiv Patel 0 (0) Zaheer Khan begins the attack for DD and Rohit Sharma, Parthiv Patel begin the inning for MI. Begins with a boundary and first for MI, Rohit towards backward square. Could ahve been possibly a out but saved this time no runs conceded. No run given away yet, Zaheer Khan proving to be dangerous for Rohit. Ending the last spell with second FOUR towards deep extra cover.

DD did have a slow start with wickets tumbling but they stuck together and the middle order partnership between Samson and Duminy held the game and helped them to set a competitive target of 164 to what was looking as 148 at one moment. As for MI bowlers, they conceded too many extras but Mitchell McClenaghan once again proved to be the best economical bowler this inning. Here is the INNING REPORT by Paulami Chakrobarty

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 164/4 | Overs 20 | BATTING: JP Duminy 49 (31), Pawan Negi 10 (10) Bumrah comes for his last over and single to start with. Duminy on strike and DD can keep their hopes alive. Good delivery towards the edge and just a single. And DD successfully complete 150 runs. FOUR, this time NEGI slaps it off for boundary. Single this time towards mid-on. SIX, Duminy are taking advantage of this over and Duminy flicks it for fine leg. NO BALL, Duminy tries for maximum once again this time and an appeal for no ball and it is, Duminy completes 5,000 T20 runs. DD secure 164 runs at the end of DD inning and MI have to achieve 165 in 20 overs.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 148/4 | Overs 19 | BATTING: JP Duminy 42 (38), Pawan Negi 2 (6) McClenaghan comes for his last over and starts with an extra, WIDE. Another WIDE, delivery second consecutive one. Third WIDE from McClenaghan, this is not the way MI wanted to start their 19th over. McClenaghan in control with his length and no run from that spell. This time a LEG BYE with a single and gets Duminy on strike.Will he go for a boundary or six? Consecutive singles now, DD need some boundaries here. Duminy is on 40. DUminy gets couple of runs, wanting to go for a boundary.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 141/4 | Overs 18 | BATTING: JP Duminy 39 (26), Pawan Negi 1 (2) Bumrah comes for his third over and starts with FOUR, by Duminy another one in his kitty. This is a dot ball and MI need to maintain this. Duminy on strike and flicks it for a single and Negi comes back on strike. WIDE, MI are exceeding too many extras this inning. Flicked it towards mid-off. Duminy easily takes couple and good running from Negi on the side. Yet another couple of runs from to end the over.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 130/4 | Overs 17 | BATTING: JP Duminy 30 (21), Pawan Negi 0 (1) McClenaghan comes back into attack for his third over and starts with a dot ball. SIX, Duminy gets his second one towards mid-wicket and long on. WIDE, delivery and not what McClenaghan wanted to give away at the death overs. OUT! Samson this time went for second maximum, but caught by Tim Southee and checked it for no ball possibility and yes it is OUT! Samson goes for 60. Three more spells to go for ending the 17th over. Pawan Negi is the new batsman. FOUR, Duminy this time smashes it off towards square. This looks like DD’s over. Negi on strike for the last spell and ends with dot.

OUT! Sanju Samson c Tim Southee b Mitchell McClenaghan 60 (48)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 118/3 | Overs 16 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 54 (45), JP Duminy 25 (19) Jasprit Bumrah comes back for his second over. A low full toss from Bumrah and Duminy flicks it for a single. This time a slower delivery from Bumrah and dot ball. Bumrah went wide towards off stump and Samson gets single from it. Bumrah having decent over with just two runs yet. Duminy comes back into attack with a single followed by another single. MI, will have no problems with single. Last spell to go and a very clever batting by Duminy going past Parthiv Patel for FOUR. 

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 110/3 | Overs 15 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 52 (42), JP Duminy 19 (16)  Samson on strike and approaching his half-century for IPL 2016. Southee back in attack. With that single towards long, Samson completes first half-century for IPL 2016. Duminy on strike now. He moves it off towards backward point and gets Samson on strike. Samson tries a reverse sweep but just gets a single with it finding a fielder. Duminy and Samson aiming for quick singles between the wickets here. Samson back in strike. WIDE, Southee goes for yet another wide ball. Duminy comes on strike after a single by Samson. Last spell from Southee and single to end, keeping Duminy on strike.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 103/3 | Overs 14 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 49 (39), JP Duminy  16 (13) Kieron Pollard comes into attack for his first over. Pollard concedes a single and Samson flicks towards mid wicket following a dot ball. This time Duminy gets his first SIX towards long on, DD need more of these. Duminy easily gets single moving towards third man. And 100 up for DD. Quick couple runs from Samson with moving towards long on. Samson is not at 49 with single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 92/3 | Overs 13 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 45 (36), JP Duminy  9 (10) Krunal Pandya for his last over. Duminy smashes it towards long on for a boundary but just a single from it. Samson flicks it for a single this time towards mid wicket and gets Duminy back on strike. Three singles from this over until now. Jos Buttler and Hardik Pandya collide to stop a boundary towards backward square leg, but ultimately goes for FOUR, umpire has cleared the air as well with signal of boundary. Back to dot ball, Samson playing controlled inning. Single to end the over. 

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 84/3 | Overs 12 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 39 (32), JP Duminy 7 (8)  Harbhajan comes for third one, starts with a big 108m SIX hitting the camera. This time controls and dot ball. FOUR, looks like Samson is taking the charge and goes towards backward square leg, Rayudu approaching to stop the boundary. This time once again aiming for boundary, but Buttler on time to control the runs towards deep extra cover. Gets Duminy to strike with that single from Samson. Ends the over by single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 70/3 | Overs 11 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 26 (27), JP Duminy 6 (7)  Krunal Pandya comes back for his third over. Samson flicks it towards backward square leg. Duminy this time going for a single towards third man. Good length from Krunal and dot ball. Just a flick from Samson, asking for second one, but settles for one. Krunal chasing to restrict any runs and trying to stop singles as well. Last one to go and single to end the over.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 65/3 | Overs 10 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 23 (23) , JP Duminy 4 (5)  Harbhajan comes back after his first splendid over. Starts with a dot ball, a very short length ball and Samson smashes towards the bowler. This time Duminy moves the ball for single towards cover. Samson and Duminy are managing with single this over. Parthiv Patel appeals for run out but umpire has not given any nod for appeal yet, stays as single. Last spell to go, and a single to end it with 5 runs.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 60/3 | Overs 9 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 20 (19) , JP Duminy 3 (3)  Krunal Pandya comes back into attack. JP Duminy is the news batsman to support Samson. He is approaching 200 IPL runs. So far DD have managed with singles and they need some boundaries here to keep the momentum going. Just 6 runs from this over by Krunal. MI are in control of the match.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 54/3 | Overs 8 | BATTING: Sanju Samson 17 (16)  Harbhajan Singh comes into attack for his first over. Starts off with FOUR by Karun Nair, new batsman on crease, towards third man fence, reverse sweep. Harbhajan in good control of the over after that boundary with just singles. This time Tim Southee under the ball and gets it comfortably, Nair has to leave too soon for 5. 

OUT! Karun Naird c Tim Southee b Harbhajan Singh 5 (5)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 48/2 | Overs 7 | BATTING:Sanju Samson 16 (15)  This time Hardik Pandya comes into attack with power-play ending. Starts off with a single towards outside off and getting Iyer on strike. Iyer takes a quick single towards fine leg. FOUR, Parthiv tried to get hold of it for a catch but goes towards boundary. Samson handles with single followed by no run. OUT! This time Shreyas Iyer has to go for 19 (20) caught by Rayudu and Hardik Pandya gets the his first. 

OUT! Shreyas Iyer c Ambati Rayudu b Hardik Pandya 16 (15)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 41/1 | Overs 6 | BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 18 (17), Sanju Samson 10 (12)   Now comes the spinners into attack with Krunal Pandya for his first over. Iyer contemplating to take that quick single but followed the fielder and batsman equally but successful in taking a quick single. Samson just flicked it towards mid wicket and gets Iyer back on strike. Iyer controlled it but went past Krunal, could have been unlucky there, but safe. Just a single to end this over. Strategic Time Out now.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 35/1 | Overs 5 | BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 16 (15), Sanju Samson 7 (8)   Jasprit Bumrah called on for his 1st over. Started with dot ball and this time Sanju Samson goes off the mark with a FOUR towards long on. Bumrah started off well through conceded a boundary but no run from the third and fourth one. Samson and Iyer taking quick single, this was flicked by Samson towards mid off. Iyer ends the over with couple of runs smashing it towards backward square leg.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 28/1 | Overs 4 | BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 14 (14), Sanju Samson 2 (3)   McClenaghan comes back for his second over. This spell went away from Iyer and and goes towards third man for single. Looks like umpire is having a talk with MI skipper Rohit Sharma speaking for the 50th time. Iyer on strike and no run from him, Iyer finding difficult to settle soon. Pitched it above the umpire and flicks it for FOUR straight down the ground. SIX, the first big six towards sweeper cover Ending the over for DD with 12 runs.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 16/1 | Overs 3 | BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 3 (9), Sanju Samson 1 (2)   Tim Southee back into attack. Starts with a WIDE. Sanju Samson is the new batsman on crease. Iyer is just managing with singles and Samson has come on strike to face his first ball. Yet another short ball went past the shoulders, MI conceding extras. Samson playing it safe with no run. Quick single towards deep square leg and Iyer back on strike. Southee coming back on track, no run. Iyer gets it through but finds a fielder to end with single.

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 11/1 | Overs 2 | BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 2 (5) Mitchell McClenaghan comes into attack for the 2nd over. Short length delivery and no run, Iyer taking his time to settle. Iyer takes immediate single and gets de Kock on strike. McClenaghan now to de Kock. Just a flick and no run from that. McClenaghan has bowled the right spell and just one run from this over. OUT! McClenaghan has got the danger man de Kock for 9 and caught by Hardik Pandya.

OUT! Quinton de Kock c Hardik Pandya b Mitchell McClenaghan 9 (7)

Live Cricket Scores and Updates Delhi Daredevils 10/0 | Overs 1 | BATTING: Quinton de Kock 9 (4), Shreyas Iyer 1 (2) Tim Southee opens the attack for MI. As for DD, Quinton de Kock and Shreyas Iyer being the inning for DD. First spell from Southee and de Kock swinging it straight towards the ground for a FOUR. Second flashing FOUR by de Kock towards sweeper cover, de Kock taking charge from here for DD. This time a slower ball from Southee and just a single. Shreyas Iyer comes on strike. Right length and bounce from Southee and no run. Quick single from Iyer and de Kock comes on strike again. Last spell from Southee for this over and just a flick ending with no run.

Delhi Daredevils Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Jean-Paul Duminy, Pawan Negi, Imran Tahir, Chris Morris, Zaheer Khan(c), Mohammed Shami, Amit Mishra

Mumbai Indians Playing XI: Rohit Sharma(c), Parthiv Patel (wk), Ambati Rayudu, Hardik Pandya, Jos Buttler, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah

TOSS UPDATE: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and elect to field first!

Both teams will probably go with the same team as that has lead to their win. MI showed over-all performance from their side in the previous match with likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan helping the team to get the important win. DD have a mix of experienced and young players on their side, helping them balance it out evenly. With Quinton de Kock, Karun Nair, Shreyas Iyer learning from experienced cricketers like Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan and Mohammed Shami, the team has surely come up and helped the team to their first win at home ground. This time again, DD will be playing at their home ground and anything could be possible.

Martin Guptill was rested for previous match and maybe Rohit could get him in the squad. As for DD, Shami made a comeback and scalped two wickets immediately. With regards to points table, MI are standing at No.7 while DD are within top 4. This becomes the only opportunity for MI to gain the No.4 spot with their third win.