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Suryakumar Exceptional Performance Leads to SRH’s Defeat

Suryakumar Exceptional Performance Leads to SRH’s Defeat

Suryakumar Yadav’s sensational 102* off 51 balls, comprising 12 fours and 6 sixes, propelled Mumbai Indians to a convincing seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. This win extends Mumbai’s lead to 4-0 in the series, showcasing their dominance in the ongoing T20I series.

Where did the game turn?

The middle overs proved to be crucial. While Sunrisers Hyderabad struggled to find boundaries after a shaky start, Mumbai Indians, especially Suryakumar Yadav, counterattacked brilliantly, turning the tide in their favor.

Parameters SRH MI
Runs 64/4 87/0
RR 6.4 8.7
4s/6s 4/1 11/3
Sunrisers Hyderabad

PowerPlay: SRH started well, but Jasprit Bumrah made an impact

Phase score – 56/1 [RR: 9.34, 4s/6s: 6/2]

SRH had a decent start, with the openers scoring at a good rate. However, Jasprit Bumrah’s skillful bowling restricted their progress, and he managed to dismiss Abhishek Sharma to break their momentum.

Middle Overs: SRH lost key wickets

Phase score – 64/4 [RR: 6.40, 4s/6s: 4/1]

SRH lost their way in the middle overs, struggling to find boundaries. Piyush Chawla and Hardik Pandya capitalized on this, taking crucial wickets and putting pressure on the SRH batting lineup.

Death Overs: Pat Cummins’ cameo boosts SRH’s total

Phase score – 53/3 [RR: 10.60, 4s/6s: 2/2]

Pat Cummins played a valuable cameo, scoring 35* off 17 balls, which helped SRH reach a respectable total of 173/8. Despite losing wickets towards the end, Cummins’ contribution ensured SRH had a target to defend.

Mumbai Indians

PowerPlay: SRH quicks dismiss MI’s top order

Phase score – 52/3 [RR: 8.67, 4s/6s: 10/1]

Mumbai Indians had a shaky start, losing three early wickets to SRH’s pace attack. However, Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma steadied the innings, ending the PowerPlay on a positive note.

Middle Overs: Suryakumar’s brilliant innings

Phase score – 87/0 [RR: 8.70, 4s/6s: 11/3]

Suryakumar Yadav took charge in the middle overs, launching a counterattack against SRH’s bowlers. He scored a quick-fire 102*, well supported by Tilak Varma, as MI dominated the middle phase of the innings.

Death Overs: Suryakumar finishes in style

Phase score – 25/0 [RR: 10.71, 4s/6s: 4/2]

Suryakumar continued his onslaught in the death overs, smashing boundaries to complete his century and seal the victory for MI with 2.4 overs to spare.

Brief Scores: Sunrisers Hyderabad 173/8 in 20 overs (Travis Head 48, Pat Cummins 35; Hardik Pandya 3-31, Piyush Chawla 3-33) lost to Mumbai Indians 174/3 in 20 overs (Suryakumar Yadav 102, Tilak Varma 37*; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1-22) by 7 wickets.

What’s next?

Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Lucknow Super Giants in a crucial match on May 8, while Mumbai Indians will take on Kolkata Knight Riders away from home after a four-day break.

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