A clinical SunRisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets in the final league game of IPL 2020 to book a place in the knock-out stage. With this win, David Warner’s side knocked out Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders on the basis of their Net Run-Rate (NRR) after finishing with the same number of 14 points.
Rohit Sharma, skipper back into the game after injury failed to give a solid start with bat at first batting. Other Opener Quintin De Cock also failed to hit a big score. Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan tried to hold the inning but couldn’t take longer as Man of the match Shahbaz Nadeem crash Yadav with super stamping by Saha.
After Krunal Pandya and Saurabh Tiwary’s soft dismissal, Keiron Pollard hit hard to reach a score of 149/8 in 20 overs. Sandeep Sharma bowled De Cock, Ishan Kishan, and got the wicket of Skipper Rohit Sharma too. Jason Holder joined the two-wicket of his countrymen Pollard and Coulter-Nile. Coming to chase the target with Opener Warner And Saha takes the big-win by 10 wickets in just 17.1 over.
With this win, SRH makes it to the playoff and will play with RCB tomorrow. KKR fails to get to the playoff as they are out due to less NRR. MI And DC are already in the top 2 position and the first qualified will move directly into the final.