Delhi Daredvils set to chase 169

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2009, 18:05 [IST]
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Centurion: Mumbai Indians scored 165/8 in 20 overs against Delhi Daredevils at centurion on Thursday.

Send in to bat first Mumbai were off to a horrendous start as they lost Sanath Jayasurya in the first legal delivery of the match. Nannes struck again in his next over having Jean Paul Duminy (9) caught behind by Dinesh Karthik. Pradeep Sangwan then struck in his first over when Mohammad Ashraful (2) edged an outswinger to keeper Karthik. Mumbai Indians lost three wickets with just 28 runs on the board

Sachin Tendulkar who was then joined by Rahane first tried to resurrect Mumbai innings slowly. But once Sachin got out he flourished, playing attacking shots all around the wickets. It"s due to his blistering knock that Mumbai, looking down the barrel at one stage, could able to cross 150-mark. His 40-ball 56 contained 5 fours and two huge sixes.

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