New Delhi, April 10: Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Gujarat Lions by nine wickets in their 2017 Indian Premier League match with 27 balls remaining. On the other side, Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets.
SRH won the toss and opted to bowl. Gujarat Lions could only score 135/7 after Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan took 3/19. SRH captain David Warner (76*) and Moises Henriques (52*) scored the fifties in an unbeaten 108-run partnership.
Mumbai Indians surpassed the victory target of 179 runs by scoring 180 for 6 in 19.5 overs. Put in to bat, the Kolkata team had made 178 for seven. Manish Pandey, a reliable hand in the middle-order that he's proved to be for the Knight Riders, played a fine knock to give substance to the innings. He scored 81 runs in just 47 balls.
With MI stepping out the openers posted a 60 run stand before Parthiv departed and soon successive batsmen too fell around. Later, a game was fully turned by in last three overs when Rana and Hardik Pandya smashed KKR bowlers and Mumbai Indians won the game. Hardik Pandya scored 29 runs in just 11 balls who led the thrilling win over the Mumbai Indians. Nitish Rana made comprehensive 50 runs off just 29 balls.