Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was batting on 39, hitting three sixes and a four © IANS (File Photo)
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was batting on 39, hitting three sixes and a four © IANS (File Photo)

Mumbai Indians (MI) batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu brought up the 50-run partnership between themselves during the 14th over of their innings while chasing the 153-run target set by Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the 39th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015. Rohit and Rayudu were batting on 39 and 21 respectively at the time of the completion of the milestone, with MI needing 63 to win from 37 balls. Live Updates: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils, Match 39 IPL 2015

MI were off to a disastrous start when they lost in-form opener Lendl Simmons, who was trapped leg-before by Zaheer Khan for a golden duck. Hardik Pandya was the next to depart, dishing out a simple catch to Imran Tahir at mid-on off Nathan Coulter-Nile. Parthiv Patel, who had scored a half-century during the previous match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), was dismissed for 13. MI then lost their fourth wicket with 40 on board when Harbhajan Singh was bowled by Coulter-Nile.  LIVE Scorecard: MI vs DD Match 39 IPL 2015

Earlier, Delhi Daredevils (DD) recovered to score 152 for six in their 20 overs from 78 for four in 11.2 overs, thanks to a fine performance by Yuvraj Singh who smashed a good 57. Mumbai Indians will fancy their chances to chase down the total nevertheless.