IPL 2022, SRH vs MI: Sunrisers Hyderabad have revived their hope in the race for the playoffs. In their 13th match of IPL 2022, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Mumbai Indians by 3 runs on the back of brilliant performances from Rahul Tripathi and Umran Malik. Hyderabad, struggling to keep their hopes alive in the tournament, broke the chain of five consecutive defeats with this win. This is Hyderabad’s sixth win in 13 matches and it has got a chance to remain in the playoff race till the last match. At the same time, this is the 10th defeat of Mumbai Indians in the 13th match, which is the worst performance of this team in IPL history.
Mumbai finally got a quick start in response to this difficult target on the Wankhede pitch. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, who failed in the last three consecutive matches, made a strong partnership for the opening pair. Both thwarted the opening attack of the Hyderabad bowlers and put on a tremendous partnership of 95 runs. In this, 16 runs against T Natarajan in the fifth over and 17 runs against Umran Malik in the ninth over were also scored. Rohit Sharma had reached his first half-century this season, but in the 11th over, Washington Sundar once again trapped him.
Umran Malik shocke every
With the fall of Rohit’s wicket, Mumbai’s innings began to falter and the reason for this was fast bowler Umran. Malik, who proved to be very expensive in his first over, started his comeback from here and the troubles of Mumbai. Within his next two overs, Umran took the wickets of Ishan Kishan, Tilak Verma and Daniel Sams with high speed and bounce and by 15 overs, Mumbai’s score was 127 for 4. After this Tim David took command and attacked. got started.
This aggressive batsman showed Mumbai the hope of victory and hit 3 consecutive sixes against T Natarajan in the 18th over. Mumbai needed 19 runs from 13 balls and it looked like Hyderabad’s game would be over, but David himself made a mistake and was run out trying to take a run on the last ball. After this Bhuvneshwar Kumar put the 19th over wicket maiden, after which 19 runs became too much in the last over. Ramandeep Singh definitely scored 14 runs, but Mumbai could not win.
Hyderabad’s big score
Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 193 for 6 with the help of Rahul Tripathi’s 76 off 44 balls. The experienced right-handed batsman hit nine fours and three sixes in his innings and scored his third half-century this season. At the same time, he also got full support from Priyam Garg (42), playing for the first time in this season, who came for the opening in place of captain Kane Williamson, while Nicholas Pooran (38) also scored fast.
Strong partnership of Rahul Tripathi-Priyam Garg-Puran
Electing to bat after losing the toss, Hyderabad lost the wicket of opener Abhishek Sharma early. After this, Priyam shared a fast-paced 78-run partnership with Tripathi for the second wicket. Garg hit four fours and two sixes in his 26-ball innings. Tripathi maintained his scintillating momentum this season and it was visible in the fifth over when he hit a six and two fours off successive deliveries from Jasprit Bumrah.
After Garg’s dismissal, Tripathi along with Pooran took the innings forward. Both added 76 runs for the third wicket in 42 balls to take the team towards a big score. However, Mumbai made a comeback in the last over and did not let Hyderabad touch the 200 mark. For Mumbai, medium pacer Ramandeep Singh took three wickets for 20 runs in three overs.