Match – 36th IPL 2014 – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians
Date – Mon May 12
Time – 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT
Venue – Rajiv Gandhi Int. Stadium, Hyderabad
Toss – Sunrisers Hyderabad elected to bat
Result – Mumbai Indians won by 7 wickets
Man of the match – Ambati Rayudu
Mumbai Indians registered an emphatic win over Sunrisers today as they beat them by 7 wickets to keep their hope alive for qualifying in the playoffs.
Chasing 158 to win Mumbai Indians lost their opener Chidhambaram Gautam in the second over but Lendl Simmons and Ambati Rayudu played sensational cricket and stunned Sunrisers Hyderbad. They added 130 runs in 14.3 overs and took their team very close to victory. Lendl Simmons got out after scoring 68 off 50 balls which included 5 fours and 4 sixes where as Ambati Rayudu scoerd 46 ball 68 with 7 fours and 2 sixes. After the duo fell, it was Rohit Sharma who scored 14 off 6 and Pollard 6 off 7 to take Mumbai to an emphatic 7 wicket win.
Earlier Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first. They got off to a slow start as openers could manage to score just 31 off 5 overs. Aaron Finch was the star for Sunrisers today as he scored 62 ball 68 and along with a cameo of 55 in 31 balls by David Warner helped Sunrisers post a total of 157/3 in 20 overs.