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  • 11:22 PM IST

    Man of the Match: Lendl Simmons

  • 11:08 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 66 all out, Over 13.4, Mishra 9*: Karn Sharma into his final over. He will want to get the final wicket. For DD it is important they get past 67 runs. Zak is trying his best not to edge the ball. OUT! Zak goes for the big heave down the ground and holds out to Nitish Rana for 2. MI win by 146 runs.

  • 11:01 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 64/9, Over 11, Mishra 8* , Khan 1* : Karn into this his over. WIDE to start the over. Couple of runs towards deep square leg. SINGLE towards long off. Brilliant over by Karn. Just 6 runs coming from it.

  • 10:57 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 58/9, Over 11, Mishra 4* , Khan 0* : Bhaji into his final over. He will want to wrap up the innings. SIX! Shami tonks the ball into the stands. 91 meters. OUT! Shami trying to emulate the last delivery gives a simple catch to Pollard at long on. Zak is out in the middle. DOT to finish

  • 10:53 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 50/, Over 10, Mishra 1* , Rabada 0* : Karn Sharma into his second over. Good stuff Karn Sharma. Mishra ji not picking him up. SINGLE thanks to a bye. OUT! Rabada goes for 0. Karn gets his second wicket. Mohammed Shami comes ahead of Zak.

  • 10:48 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 47/7, Over 9, Mishra 1* , Rabada 0* : Bhaji into his third over. SIX! Cummins lands the ball straight into the stands towards long on. OUT! Bhaji gets his man. Super catch by Parthiv. Amit Mishra is the new man in the middle. SINGLE to get off thew mark.

  • 10:41 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 40/6, Over 8, Cummins 0* , Rabada 0* :Karn Sharma into the attack. Couple of runs to start the over. GOOD OVER so far. Parthiv instructing Karn on how to get Samuels out from behind the stumps does the trick. OUT Rohit Sharma takes a blinder. Samuels goes for 1. Rabada in the middle.

  • 10:38 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 37/5, Over 7, Cummins 1* , Samuels 1* : Bhaji into his second over. It is going to be a uphill task for DD to get a win from here on. Samuels can hit the ball up and over but lack of partners might hamper his play. Just 2 runs coming from the over.

  • 10:34 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 35/5, Over 6, Cummins 0* , Samuels 0* : Malinga into his second over. FOUR much need boundary for DD. Not to clean a shot. Play and a miss by Malinga. Good variation on display. OUT! Malinga gets his second. DD losing their way here. Anderson departs. Pat Cummins is the new man.

  • 10:28 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 31/4, Over 5, Anderson 6* , Samuels 0* : Harbhajan Singh into the attack. FOUR! Bottom edge for Anderson. SINGLE towards mid on. OUT! Bhajji striking in his first over. Nair pulls the ball straight to Rohit at sill mid on. Marlon Samuels out in the middle.DOT to finish the over.

  • 10:23 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 26/3, Over 4, Anderson 1* , Nair 21* : Jasprit Bumrah into the attack. DOT Pant pulls the ball straight towards mid on. OUT! Pant goes for 0. You can’t keep Simmons out of the game, easy catch. Corey Anderson comes in the middle. SINGLE to bring Anderson on strike. Superb over by Bumrah. FOUR! Nair goes over long stop.

  • 10:18 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 20/2, Over 3, Pant 0* , Nair 16* : McClenaghan into this second over. Good start to the over with two DOTS. FOUR! NAIR finally gets one in the middle of the bat. FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries. This is what DD needs. DOT. SIX! Short-ball gets the right treatment.

  • 10:13 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 6/2, Over 2, Pant 0* , Nair 2* : Lasith Malinga into the attack. SINGLE Iyer works the ball towards square leg. DOT. Iyer fends the ball loose hands. SINGLE cross batted by Iyer not the best of options against Malinga. OUT! Shreyas Iyer goes for 3. DD in trouble. Rishabh Pant comes out in the middle.

  • 10:09 PM IST

    LIVE , DD 4/1, Over 1, Iyer 2* , Nair 2* : Sanju Samson and Karun Nair are out in the middle for DD. Mitchell McClenaghan to start for MI. OUT! Samson heaves the ball staright downthe throdt down Simmons at deep square leg. Excellent over hardly any room for the batsmen to hit. Just 4 runs from it.

  • 9:47 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 213/3, Over 20, Pandya 29*, Pollard 63:Cummins to bowl the final over of the innings. FOUR! Pollards creams Cummins past the man in the deep. SINGLE towards mid on. FOUR! No stopping Pandya. SIX! Pandya brings 200 up in style. WIDE.SIX! Another six Cummins has just not hit his length. WIDE. Pressure on Cummins. DOT to finish the over. DD need 213 to win.

  • 9:40 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 189/3, Over 19, Pandya 13*, Pollard 58: Rabada into his final over. DOT to start the over. MI will be eying the 200-run mark. DROPPED. Iyer drops a dolly, should have taken. 3 runs to Pandya. WIDE. Wayward bowling by Rabada. SINGLE to long on. SINGLE Pollard pulls the ball straight to the fielder. DOT! Full length does the trick. DOT to finish the over.

  • 9:35 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 182/3, Over 18, Pandya 9*, Pollard 57: Anderson into this second wicket. 2 WIDES way beyond the reach of Pollard. SINGLE Pollard finds the fielder in the deep. SIX! Pandya finding his feet.SINGLE this time straight to the fielder in the deep. SINGLE towards long on. SINGLE the ball just drops short of Samson. FOUR! Pollard thumps the ball over the bowler.

  • 9:30 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 166/3, Over 17, Pandya 1*, Pollard 51: Cummins into this third over.DOT to finish the over. WIDE.SINGLE good bowling by Cummins. Full and outside off. SINGLE towards sweeper cover. SINGLE short ball pulls towards fine leg. Couple of runs thanks to a misfield. FOUR! Fifty for Pollard.

  • 9:24 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 155/3, Over 16, Pandya 0*, Pollard 42: Rabada into this third over. FOUR! Pollard clips the ball past third man. SINGLE Slower delivery comes to the rescue. OUT! Short ball does the trick. Rohit goes for 10. Hardik Pandya out in the middle. DOT. WIDE.SINGLE towards deep mid wicket.

  • 9:16 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 148/2, Over 15, Rohit 36* , Pollard 10*: Zak into his final over. SINGLE Pollard clips the ball on the on side. SINGLE Hardly any pace on offer. SINGLE straight in the block hole. FOUR! Pollard brings out the reverse lap shot goes above first slip.SINGLE to retain strike.

  • 9:11 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 139/2, Over 14, Rohit 8* , Pollard 29*: Mishra comes on to bowl this third over. SIX! Pollard slaps the ball over long off. DOT. Play and a miss. SIX! This time into the 2nd tier. SINGLE to bring Rohit on strike. Couple of runs towards third man cheeky by Rohit. SINGLE to finish the over.

  • 9:06 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 122/2, Over 13, Rohit * , Pollard 12: Corey Anderson into the attack. Pollard starts the over with a SINGLE. SIX! Simmons thumps the ball over deep mid wicket. OUT! Simmons pulls the ball straight to the Rabada at fine leg. Simmons falls for a 43-ball 66. Rohit Sharma is out in the middle. FOUR Rohit finely places the ball past third man. SINGLE to finish the over.

  • 9:00 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 109/1, Over 11, Simmons 60* , Pollard 13: Cummins into the attack. SINGLE towards the leg side. Wayward bowling by Cummins. DOT. Pollard should have hit it. Good bowling to keep the ball up into the batsmen. SIX! Effortless by Simmons. SINGLE smart cricket by Simmons. Couple of runs to end the over.

  • 8:57 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 97/1, Over 11, Simmons 50* , Pollard 12: Mishra into his third over. DOT to start the over. SINGLE. Simmons brings up his fifty in just 37 balls. SIX! Simmons lands the ball away above the long off fielder. SIX! Same shot same result. NOT OUT! Play and a miss, Simmons did not leave the crease. DOT to finish the over.

  • 8:51 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 84/1, Over 10, Simmons 49* , Pollard 0: Shami to continue. DOT to start the over. Simmons hardly been given anything to hit. 7 DOT balls in a row. FOUR! Simmons opens his arms and smacks the ball over long off. SINGLE to bring Pollard on strike. DOT to finish the over.

  • 8:46 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 79/1, Over 9 , Simmons 44* , Pollard 0: Mishra into his second over. Important that Mishra gets a breakthrough. SINGLE to start the over. Parthiv step down and whips the ball for couple of runs. OUT! Parthiv tries to hit the ball hard and miss it completely for Pant to stump him out. Kieron Pollard comes out at No.3. DOT! Good over for DD.

  • 8:41 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 76/0, Over 8 , Simmons 43* , Parthiv 23*: Mohammed Shami into the attack. FOUR! Simmons cuts the ball past point. SINGLE Shami pulls back his length. SINGLE towards left of backward point. FOUR! Simmons delivers a carbon copy of the first four. SINGLE to bring Parthiv on strike. DOT to finish the over.

  • 8:38 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 65/0, Over 7 , Simmons 33* , Parthiv 22: Amit Mishra into the attack. SINGLE towards the leg side. DOT. Simmons clearly did not pick his googly. SINGLE Quicker on gets pushed towards mid on. SINGLE Parthiv mistimes the ball that falls short of deep backward square.SINGLE to finish the over.

  • 8:30 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 60/0, Over 6 , Simmons 31* , Parthiv 24*: DE. FOUR! Simmons creams Cummins on the rise. SINGLE. 147kmph. SIX! This time Parthiv goes over short fine leg. 50 partnership up. FOUR! This time Parthiv goes past third man. FOUR! excellent over for MI.

  • 8:23 PM IST

    LIVE, MI 42/0, Over 5 , Simmons 27* , Parthiv 11*: Zak into his third over. SIX! Simmons jabs Zak over backward square leg. SINGLE to put Parthiv on strike. DOT. Good come back by ZAK. Play and a miss by Parthiv. SINGLE to bring the dangerous Simmons on strike. SINGLE. Change of pace by Zak.SINGLE to finish the over.

Mumbai Indians won their previous tie © BCCI
Mumbai Indians won their previous tie © BCCI

Hello, good evening and welcome to CricketCountry’s live cricket blog and updates’ post of the match No. 45 in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Mumbai Indians (MI). The game will be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi, and this is Vishal Mehra bringing you the live cricket scores and updates’ post of the contest. For Mumbai Indians, one more win in the tournament will take them through to the IPL 10 play-offs stage, but for the Delhi Daredevils, the race to the final four is as intense as it can get. Delhi Daredevils need to win all remaining contests to make it to the next round. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Mumbai Indians (MI), IPL 10 Match 45

Given the form that Mumbai Indians are in, it will be a tough ask for the Delhi Daredevils. In 10 matches played so far, the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians have won 8 matches. Mumbai Indians have a Net Run Rate (NRR) of 0.427, and have 16 points — the most for any team — in the IPL 10 points table. While Mumbai Indians continue to remain at the top of the IPL 10 points table, Delhi Daredevils are languishing at the sixth spot.

Delhi Daredevils too have played 10 matches, but with 4 wins and 6 defeats, they have a poor NRR of 0.03 and a total of 8 points. Teams generally need more than 16 points or a high NRR to make it to the next round, and Delhi Daredevils have their task cut out for them for Saturday night.

While Mumbai Indians have one of the strongest outfits, Delhi Daredevils have some of most exciting Indian cricketers, such as Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson. Both these young batsmen have dazzled in this IPL 2017 with their batting. While Samson is one of the very few batsmen who have scored centuries in this IPL, Pant played one of the most thrilling innings seen in the history of the tournament in Delhi Daredevils’ previous game, against Gujarat Lions.

In that game, Samson smashed 61 off a mere 31 balls with 7 boundaries but the star of Delhi Daredevils’ win was Pant. The left-hander went berserk, smacking 9 sixes and 6 fours to make 97 off a mere 43 balls. It was due to their innings that Delhi Daredevils, chasing a huge target of 209, cruised to a 7-wicket victory, making 214 for 3 in 17.3 overs.

Squads:

Delhi Daredevils: Zaheer Khan (c), Mohammed Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mayank Agarwal, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Sam Billings (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, Chama Milind, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Ankit Bawne, Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada,  Navdeep Saini, Murugan Ashwin, Shashank Singh, Corey Anderson, Rishabh Pant (wk)

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Parthiv Patel (wk), Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Jos Buttler, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nitish Rana, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya,Mitchell Johnson, Lendl Simmons, Tim Southee, Vinay Kumar, Saurabh Tiwary, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Krishnappa Gowtham, Siddhesh Lad, Nicholas Pooran, Shreyas Gopal, Asela Gunaratne, Jitesh Sharma, Deepak Punia, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kulwant Khejroliya

Editorial team of CricketCountry.