Mumbai: Mumbai Indians became the third team to qualify for the play-offs after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in first ever Super Over at Wankhede stadium here on Thursday.
Manish Pandey hit unbeaten 71 in 47 balls with eight boundaries and two sixes including last ball six to level scores and take match into the super over. Mohammad Nabi also scored 20-ball 31 to help Sunrisers reach 162/6.
Jasprit Bumrah (2/31) led the attack and spinners dried up boundaries in the middle overs. Hardik Pandya chipped in with two wickets in his two overs but couldn't defend 17 runs in the last over.
Bumrah bowled super over for Mumbai and Pandey was run out first ball in while taking second run. Nabi pulled one for six before Bumrah rattled his stumps to leave Mumbai just chase of nine runs.
Rashid Khan bowled super over for the visitors but was hit for six in his first ball by Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard sealed it with a couple in third ball.
SRH have now made qualification difficult for themselves and are in a must win situation in their last game.
South African opening batsman Quinton De Kock hit unbeaten 69 in 58 balls hitting six boundaries and two sixes to take Mumbai to 162/5. The visitors bowlers didn’t let Mumbai unleash big in the death overs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/29) accounting for in-form Hardik Pandya and Khaleel Ahmed (3/42) sending back Kieron Pollard with a well disguised slower one. Earlier, Sunrisers replaced David Warner with Martin Guptill.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Wriddhiman Saha c Lewis b Bumrah 25, Martin Guptill lbw b Bumrah 15, Manish Pandey not out 71, Kane Williamson lbw b K. Pandya 3, Vijay Shankar c Pollard b K. Pandya 12, Abhishek Sharma c de Kock b H. Pandya 2, Mohammad Nabi c Suryakumar Yadav b H. Pandya 31, Rashid Khan not out 0. Extras (lb 1, w 2) 3. Total (for 6 wickets in 20 overs) 162. FoW: 1-40, 2-57, 3-65, 4-98, 5-105, 6-154.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma c Mohammad Nabi b Khaleel Ahmed 24, Quinton de Kock not out 69, Suryakumar Yadav c Rashid Khan b Khaleel Ahmed 23, Evin Lewis c Vijay Shankar b Nabi 1, Hardik Pandya c Nabi b Bhuvneshwar 18, Kieron Pollard c Abhishek Sharma b Khaleel Ahmed 10, Krunal Pandya not out 9. Extras (LB-6, W-1, NB-1) 8. Total (for 5 wkts, 20 overs) 162. FoW: 1-36, 2-90, 3-91, 4-119, 5-151.
Bowling: Bhuvneshwar 4-0-29-1, Khaleel Ahmed 4-0-42-3, Mohammad Nabi 4-0-24-1, Rashid Khan 4-0-21-0, Basil Thampi 4-0-40-0.
Bowling: Barinder Sran 2-0-24-0, Lasith Malinga 4-0-43-0, Jasprit Bumrah 4-0-31-2, Rahul Chahar 4-0-21-0, Krunal Pandya 4-0-22-2, Hardik Pandya 2-0-20-2. Mumbai indians win in Super Over