IPL 2013 Match 15 Highlights: MI Vs PW

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Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 14:49 [IST]
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Mumbai, Apr 13: Rohit Sharma's 32-ball 62 not out and Mitchell Johnson's 3/33 powered Mumbai Indians to a comfortable 41-run victory against Pune Warriors in Match 15 of IPL 2013 here at Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.


After posting 209/5 at the same venue in the previous game against Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai batsmen made merry again on a good wicket to make 183/3. In reply, Pune were never in the hunt as they kept losing wickets and surrendered by 41 runs. They were 141/8 in 20 overs.

IPL 2013 Match 15 Highlights: MI Vs PW

Here are the highlights of the match.

# This was Mumbai's third win in 4 games. Pune have just 1 victory in 4 outings

# Mumbai are now on top of points table

# In the run chase of 184, Pune's opener Aaron Finch was bowled first ball of the innings by Mitchell Johnson

# Pune lost Ross Taylor in the second over via a run out. They were 5/2 in 1.1 overs

# Johnson got Robin Uthappa also bowled

# Johnson finished with 3/33 in 4 overs and also now has the Purple Cap with 7 wickets. Royal Challengers Bangalore's R Vinay Kumar too has 7 scalps but Johnson has a better economy rate 7.93 to 8.31

# Pune were reeling at 38/4 in 5.2 overs

# At the end of six powerplay overs, Pune were 40/4. They took 46 balls to reach 50. 100 off 80

# After 10 overs, Pune were 72/5

# Yuvraj Singh made 16-ball 24 (1x4, 2x6)

# Rohit Sharma blitzed 62 not out off 32 with three fours and five sixes. His 50 came in 30 balls

# Rohit now has 43 catches, most by a fielder in IPL. He went past Suresh Raina's 42. Rohit took a catch to dismiss Pune captain Angelo Mathews off Pragyan Ojha

# Mumbai hit 17 fours and 8 sixes

# Mumbai scored 183/3 in 20 overs. This was after they scored 209 in the previous game against Delhi Daredevils at the same venue

# Rohit took 17 balls for his first 15 runs and in the next 15 balls he blasted 47

# Sachin Tendulkar hit four successive boundaries in 1 over of Ashok Dinda (third of the innings)

 # Dinda had a forgettable match as he was hammered for 0/63 in four overs (economy rate 15.75)

# Dinda's 0/63 is now the joint most expensive bowling spell in IPL history. Delhi Daredevils' Varun Aaron (2/63) too had suffered same fate last year against Chennai Super Kings

# In the last five overs of the innings, Mumbai scored 68

# Both teams remained unchanged from last game

# Pune opened bowling with Aaron Finch, who bowled left-arm spin

# Tendulkar was dropped on 24 by Yuvraj Singh off Rahul Sharma

# Ponting-Tendulkar partnership yielded 54 in 7.1 overs

# Mumbai scored 48/0 in first six overs of powerplay

# Tendulkar was dismissed for 29-ball 44 (7x4, 1x6) by Finch

# Tendulkar registered his highest score of this IPL. Previous best was 23 in the first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the next two games he had scores of 0 and 1

# Mumbai's first 50 came in 39 balls. 100 was reached in 81 deliveries. 150 came in 108

# Dinesh Karthik reclaimed the Orange Cap from Virat Kohli. Karthik became the first batsman in IPL 6 to aggregate 200 runs


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Story first published:  Saturday, April 13, 2013, 17:46 [IST]
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