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35th match (N), Rajkot, Apr 29 2017, Indian Premier League
(20 ov, target 154)153
Match tied (Mumbai won the one-over eliminator)
Player Of The Match
29 (20) & 3/14
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• The Report by Sidharth Monga

Bumrah's super over wins Mumbai the tiebreaker

A sensational Super Over from Jasprit Bumrah helped Mumbai Indians overcome a spirited comeback from Gujarat Lions, and join Kolkata Knight Riders at the top of the table

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Scorecard summary
Gujarat Lions153/9(20 overs)
Mumbai Indians153/10(20 overs)

Rohit has come out, Buttler will take strike

SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER6 runs
GL: 6/0CRR: 6.00 

00.20 The first super over of the season, another pleasure to watch and bring to you. We'll be back in less than 15 hours for another double-header. See you then.

12.08am Splendid execution. Under a lot of pressure, a lot of frustration after a free-hit, but Bumrah never looked flustered. Mumbai were bailed out by Krunal and Bumrah. Lions fought, fought and scrapped their way in the latter half of their chase. A lot of frustration that Raina bowled four overs for 28 runs, but those overs slowed down the momentum, gave Mumbai the illusion of control with the game drifting along and then they were clutch in the last few overs through Faulkner and Thampi.

Krunal Pandya is the Man of the Match: "I feel I'm an allrounder, to contribute with bat, ball and in the field. The wicket wasn't easy, that you go in and hit big shots straightaway. About making sure we bat till the 20th over. When it was 2 ball, 2 runs, I tried for a big shot, but I had a chat with Malinga that I'll not go for a big shot."

Rohit Sharma, on his birthday: A good birthday present. First time part of the Super Over, something new for us. We got a good start, wicket was always going to get slower. Gujarat stuck to their plans and kept us guessing. Hats off to Krunal to be there, and finish, not finish the game, but hang around. We never had long partnerships going. Previous game doesn't matter too much. We never expected wicket to be so slow. Momentum plays a crucial part in this format. We've got great talent and about playing to our potential."

Raina: Yes, my heart is fine. Very exciting game. Bumrah bowled a very good over. With that reverse swing and accuracy, you can't do much. The wicket was pretty slow and we tried hard. We lost a couple of wickets up front but we bowled well. We came back really strongly, despite losing Tye. Honestly, we didn't put up a good score. All credit to the bowlers for bringing us back. I haven't seen Tye's injury yet."

0.6
1
Bumrah to McCullum, 1 run

he's done it! Bowls another yorker at off stump, McCullum is deep in his crease in anticipation but that is too quick for him to get under. The front foot is out of the way, but the bat hasn't come down quickly enough. It's right off the bottom and straight at long-off

Parthiv and Rohit are in the bowler's ear immediately. He looks calm. ....and Rohit comes in again before he bowls the last ball. It doesn't look like Bumrah is actually absorbing anything, to his credit

0.5
1
Bumrah to Finch, 1 run

low full toss at off stump, Finch sways across the line and is beaten for pace. The bat turns in his hand and he can only bunt it to extra cover

0.4
Bumrah to Finch, no run

superb. Superb. This is a fast yorker, full and just outside off. Finch backs away to try and bludgeon this, and is completely beaten

0.3
1b
Bumrah to McCullum, 1 bye

and another. Another slower ball dips under McCullum's bat outside off...but Patel fumbles and gives away a bye

0.2
Bumrah to McCullum, no run

oh whata ball. A slower ball again, dips on McCullum quickly and slides through from under his attempted heave, just missing off stump

0.2
1w
Bumrah to McCullum, 1 wide

Mccullum walks across the stumps, then shimmies back into his stance and has done enough to get Bumrah to wire a high, slower ball, full and wide of the marker outside off

0.1
1lb
Bumrah to Finch, 1 leg bye

another perfect yorker. This time Finch is inside the line and tries to ramp it over short fine. Gets no bat, cops it on the pad, and takes the run

0.1
1nb
Bumrah to Finch, (no ball)

the perfect yorker but he has overstepped! What a horrible time to do this. He follows Finch down the leg side, nails the yorker and beats him but he's given away a free hit

It looks like Bumrah will bowl. And Finch is ready to come out. Expectedly, McCullum will partner him. Finch taking strike.

SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER11 runs • 2 wickets
MI: 11/2CRR: 11.00 

Two dot balls for Mumbai, and one wasted ball. Will that be the difference? Faulkner is in coming down to the dugout...without pads on.

0.5
W
Faulkner to Buttler, OUT

Mumbai don't play out their over. He goes full and swings it away from off stump, Buttler swipes across the line, and gets a top edge that goes high in the gully region. Ishan Kishan hangs under it for an eternity at backward point, then follows it and completes a diving catch low in front

Jos Buttler c Ishan Kishan b Faulkner 1 (2b 0x4 0x6)

Rohit has come out, Buttler will take strike

0.4
W
Faulkner to Pollard, OUT

and he holes out! Faulkner goes for the yorker and just about misses it. It's a low full toss at leg stumpp. Pollard clears the front leg and launches it towards long-on, but he gets it off the toe. It's lobbed for Finch who takes cleanly

Kieron Pollard c Finch b Faulkner 10 (3b 1x4 1x6)

Faulkner goes over the wicket

0.3
6
Faulkner to Pollard, SIX runs

not there. Not to Pollard. It's a length ball at middle stump. Once more, no feet, but the reach is enough. Brings out the arc and lifts it over long-on

0.2
4
Faulkner to Pollard, FOUR runs

offcutter, wide outside off stump. He uses his reach to get to this, without feet, and lifts it off the outside half of the bat to deep extra's right

three men behind square on the off side. Sweeper has moved to deep extra cover

0.1
1
Faulkner to Buttler, 1 run

back of a length at off stump, he backs away and slaps this to sweeper cove

end of over 2010 runs • 2 wickets
MI: 153/10CRR: 7.65 
Lasith Malinga0 (1)
Irfan Pathan 2-0-26-0
Basil Thampi 4-0-29-3

Faulkner will bowl the Super Over. Pollard and Buttler are coming out.

So, both teams nominate three batsmen. One bowler. Mumbai will bat first. Lions are chasing again. It's the seventh tie in IPLs. What a game we've had so far.

19.6
W
Pathan to Malinga, OUT

is that out? There is a direct hit. Has Krunal made his ground? No he hasn't. It's a Super Over, the first of the IPL. Jadeja has done this with two direct hits. What fielding. Sensational. A yorker on the pads, Malinga misses a flick. The ball ricochets towards jadeja at point, picks up and throws the stumps down at the batsman's end to find Krunal short despite a dive. Magnificent fielding.

Krunal Pandya run out (Jadeja) 29 (40m 20b 2x4 1x6) SR: 145

1 off 1. They can't lose in regulation. What was Irfan doing a month ago? He needs to protect one in a thriller in the IPL now. He has to beat him with a wide yorker? It's all about execution now. Bat on ball almost wins this match. Sweeper cover comes up, around the wicket.

19.5
1
Pathan to Krunal, 1 run

full and straight, got some tail back in. I think that is really good batting. Pushed to mid-off for a riskless single.

2 off 2. Mid-off goes back. There is no one at point. Has to be straight, otherwise this game is done. He can't even try to beat him with a wide yorker. McCullum intervenes.

19.4
2
Pathan to Krunal, 2 runs

great work from Krunal. Great work from Roy. Short and wide, slow outside off. Carved through backward point for a couple. There is no point. Roy got around from sweeper cover

Krunal on strike. Will he take the single if he gets it? Can he get a riskless two? These aren't very big boundaries. Krunal needs to hit one gap

19.3
W
Pathan to Bumrah, OUT

what is happening? That's run-out. Jadeja is the man. A slow ball outside off, hit towards point. Jadeja runs in, picks up and throws the stumps down at the bowler's end. Mumbai are nine down. The ball deflected away to the boundary so if Bumrah was in, that would have been four runs. Bumrah is well short.

Jasprit Bumrah run out (Jadeja) 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.2
1
Pathan to Krunal, 1 run

shortish delivery, slow on off and middle. Pulled to square leg. Another nothing delivery. In the slot for another big hit

19.1
6
Pathan to Krunal, SIX runs

oh no, you just do not. DO NOT bowl length. Full and straight from Irfan, in the slot. Right in the slot. Krunal nails a lofted drive and straight. Straight for six. Amazing area to hit the ball.

Last over. Krunal is on strike. Who'll bow? It's Irfan.

end of over 194 runs • 3 wickets
MI: 143/8CRR: 7.52 RRR: 11.00
Krunal Pandya19 (16)
Basil Thampi 4-0-29-3
James Faulkner 4-0-34-2
18.6
W
Basil to McClenaghan, 1 run, OUT

and gone. Direct hit. Run out. Mumbai are eight down. They may be all out. Thampi chooses a straight and full delivery. McClenaghan gets low and paddles to fine leg who was very square. It almost carries, Irfan goes for the catch. The ball falls short. He somehow manages to keep it in the field of play. He knows he still has work to do so he gets up and throws the ball back in, it hits the stumps direct at the batsman's end as McClenghan tries to sprawl in. A direct hit. Two direct hits. He did superbly well to prevent the boundary. Amazing work

Mitchell McClenaghan run out (Pathan) 1 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100

McClenaghan. The best result a wide yorker. Third man needs to be fine for the outside edge

18.5
W
Basil to Harbhajan, OUT

not quite the yorker but it's full, it's straight, there is some reverse swing too. Quick and accurate. Harbhajan misses a straight one and the ball raps him in front of leg. Plumb in front. Good call umpire Chaudhary. That was quite predictable but Harbhajan done in by that reverse swing

Harbhajan Singh lbw b Basil Thampi 0 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

Thampi will look for the yorker, can't miss his length

A message comes out for Krunal. The umpire intervenes.

18.4
1
Basil to Krunal, 1 run

a slower ball outside off, hammered to cover. Faulkner picks up and hits the stumps at the bowler's end. The ball ricochets towards him, but he is aware to get to the ball.

Who is going to bowl the last over? If we get there

18.3
2
Basil to Krunal, 2 runs

full and wide outside off, Krunal leans into a drive and finds a gap wide of cover. McCullum gets across, two more

Keep going I say. Two boundaries is all they need, they have 10 balls. Have to connect with two

18.2
Basil to Krunal, no run

full and wide, inside the tramline though. Krunal was looking for one to third man. No bat.

Harbhajan

18.1
W
Basil to Hardik, OUT

this is not one of them. Looks for it, but doesn't get enough behind the ball. Hardik got across, looking for a hit down the ground, straight preferably. But the ball is on the legs which takes him aback. He tries to generate enough power through the stroke but his heave finds deep midwicket. He almost premeditated a big, straight hit. That ball was there for the picking through the leg side if he played it by merit

Hardik Pandya c Ishan Kishan b Basil Thampi 4 (9m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80

A couple of big hits and this game is done.

end of over 189 runs
MI: 139/5CRR: 7.72 RRR: 7.50
Krunal Pandya16 (13)
Hardik Pandya4 (4)
James Faulkner 4-0-34-2
Basil Thampi 3-0-25-1
17.6
4
Faulkner to Krunal, FOUR runs

just wide of midwicket. Four more. Huge ball. Huge event. Full and straight from Faulkner, Krunal lifts the ball but can't quite time it well. His bottom hand takes it wide of long-on. McCullum almost gets there, but doesn't. Lands short of the boundary

17.5
2
Faulkner to Krunal, 2 runs

finds the gap. Short of a length on middle, hit wide of long-on for a couple. Good captaincy from Raina too, he had moved himself to square leg. Pushed mdiwicket back.

17.4
1
Faulkner to Hardik, 1 run

another slower ball outside off, bunted away to the sweeper cover

17.3
1
Faulkner to Krunal, 1 run

there it is. Would have gone straight to a man at the edge of the circle. Full on off, Krunal heaves but the ball skews off the inside edge. Goes over Raina's head at midwicket, he sticks his hand up but can't hold on. It's another drop but a great effort

Fielders may want to move towards the edge of the circle, a big shot coming

17.2
Faulkner to Krunal, no run

short outside off, pulled to midwicket. Raina has learnt from his mistake and chooses not to throw.

17.1
1
Faulkner to Hardik, 1 run

122 kph, slower ball outside off, carved to the sweeper cover

24 off 18, many IPL matches lost from better positions. Lions don't have Tye though, their end-overs specialist

end of over 177 runs • 1 wicket
MI: 130/5CRR: 7.64 RRR: 8.00
Hardik Pandya2 (2)
Krunal Pandya9 (9)
Basil Thampi 3-0-25-1
James Faulkner 3-0-25-2
16.6
1
Basil to Hardik, 1 run

looking for the yorker again. A low full toss, pushed up to long-on. Decent over.

16.5
1
Basil to Krunal, 1 run

a slower ball outside off, guided to slip who parries the ball away

Best performances - batters
Parthiv Patel portrait
PA Patel MI
70 runs (44)
9 fours
1 six
Control82%
Productive shot
pull
18 runs
2 fours
1 six
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Ishan Kishan, player portrait
Ishan Kishan GL
48 runs (35)
6 fours
2 sixes
Control68%
Productive shot
pull
17 runs
2 fours
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Krunal Pandya portrait
KH Pandya MI
O
4
M
0
R
14
W
3
ECO
3.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W1W
Basil Thampi portrait
Basil Thampi GL
O
4
M
0
R
29
W
3
ECO
7.25
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
3W
LEGOFF
LHB
Match details
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
TossGujarat Lions, elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2017
Player Of The Match
Krunal Pandya
Krunal Pandya
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.30, Interval 21.30-21.50, Second Session 21.50- 23.20
Match days29 April 2017 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Anil Chaudhary
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Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpire
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Nand Kishore
Reserve Umpire
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Nitin Pandit
Match Referee
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Manu Nayyar
PointsGujarat Lions 0, Mumbai Indians 2
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