Mumbai Indians produced their most comprehensive performance in the league stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 in the crucial, fate-decider against Sunrisers Hyderabad; thrashing them by nine wickets in their backyard to seal a playoffs spot. ALSO READ: McClenaghan’s inclusion had massive impact for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2015

Going into the match the equation was simple, the team that won would make it to the playoffs and losers would be left licking their wounds. Mumbai were on top of the crucial contest right from the first over when Lasith Malinga got Shikhar Dhawan’s wicket. PREVIEW: Mumbai face uphill task against consistent Chennai

Mitchell McClenaghan joined the party next over, and Mumbai Indians didn’t look back from there. They dismissed SRH for a paltry 113, which was chased down with the loss of a single wicket. Parthiv Patel blossomed with a half-century.