Match: 9th T20, IPL 3
Venue: Delhi | Date: March 17, 2010
Toss: Delhi Daredevils elected to field
Result: Mumbai Indians won by 98 runs
Mumbai Indian Innings
Mumbai Indians were invited to bat first after they lost the toss. But the opening pair made sure that they got a flying start. Mumbai Indians scored 38 runs (3.4overs) before the first wicket fell in form of Sanath Jayasuriya. Aditya and Tendulkar steadied the innings but the real star for Mumbai Indian were Sachin(63 runs, 32balls,4*11, 6*0 SR-196.88) and Saurabh Tiwary(61 runs, 37balls,4*4, 6*3 SR-164.86). Both these batsmen scored 50′s at a fast pace and helped the team score a huge score. A Rayudu also chipped in with useful contribution and helped the team score 218-7 (20 overs)
Delhi Daredevils Innings
Delhi Daredevils had to chase a huge total of 219 and thus they changed the opening pair. Dilshan along with Sehwag opened the innings and started scoring freely right from the first over. Both these gave a flying start to Delhi Daredevils and scored 38 runs when Dilshan was bowled by Malinga. Sehwag and AB Villiers took the team past 50 but then came a twice blow as Sehwag and Villiers both went back to pavilion in the 7th over leaving Delhi Daredevils 58/3 in 7 overs. Karthik and Farveez Maharoof then joined at the center and the responsibility was on there shoulders, but both got out cheaply and from then wickets started to fell like pile of cards. One after the other, from 58/3 Delhi Daredevils went down to 120/9.Thus suffering the first loss in this third edition of IPL.