Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Mumbai Indians, IPL 2014, Highlights, Scorecard, Report

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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs. Mumbai Indians, IPL 2014, Highlights, Scorecard, Report
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Defending champions Mumbai boosted their hopes of reaching the Indian Premier League play-offs with a seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The Indians recorded just their third win in nine games as they chased down 158 with eight balls to spare at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal.

Hyderabad are tied for the fourth and final play-off position, two points better off than their conquerors, with five games to play.

The hosts, who won the toss and chose to bat, made 157-3 in their 20 overs with Australians Aaron Finch and David Warner leading the way.

Opener Finch made 68 from 62 balls with seven boundaries and two sixes before he fell in the penultimate over.

He put on 63 for the fourth wicket with his compatriot Warner who smashed an unbeaten 55 from 31 balls.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: 157-3 (20 Overs)
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS SR 4S 6S
Aaron Finch c Kieron Pollard b Lasith Malinga 68 62 109.67 7 2
Shikhar Dhawan b Lasith Malinga 11 11 100.00 2 0
Lokesh Rahul run out (Rohit Sharma) 10 13 76.92 1 0
David Warner NOT OUT 55 31 177.41 6 2
Naman Ojha NOT OUT 7 3 233.33 0 1
EXTRAS (w 5, lb 1) 6
BOWLER O M R W ECON DOTS
Corey Anderson 2 0 17 0 8.50 7
Jasprit Bumrah 4 0 24 0 6.00 9
Harbhajan Singh 4 0 27 0 6.75 12
Lasith Malinga 4 0 35 2 8.75 6
Pragyan Ojha 4 0 32 0 8.00 11
Kieron Pollard 2 0 21 0 10.50 4

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After losing opener Chidhambaram Gautam in the second over, Lendl Simmons and Ambati Rayudu put on 130 for the second wicket in Mumbai's reply.

West Indian Simmons crashed four sixes in making 68 from 50 balls.

He fell in the 16th over and Rayudu went in the next, after making the same score from four balls fewer.

However, Rohit Sharma hit half the six balls he faced to the boundary to see his side over the line.

Mumbai Indians: 160-3 (18.4 Overs)
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS SR 4S 6S
Lendl Simmons b Bhuvneshwar Kumar 68 50 136.00 5 4
CM Gautam c Shikhar Dhawan b Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1 3 33.33 0 0
Ambati Rayudu c & b Moises Henriques 68 46 147.82 7 2
Rohit Sharma NOT OUT 14 6 233.33 3 0
Kieron Pollard NOT OUT 6 7 85.71 0 0
EXTRAS (w 3) 3
BOWLER O M R W ECON DOTS
Dale Steyn 4 0 29 0 7.25 10
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4 0 21 2 5.25 12
Irfan Pathan 2 0 29 0 14.50 4
Amit Mishra 3 0 33 0 11.00 3
Karan Sharma 2.4 0 25 0 9.37 5
Moises Henriques 3 0 23 1 7.66 7

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The Indians are back in action on Wednesday against the Kolkata Knight Riders in Cuttack while Hyderabad host Kings XI Punjab earlier that day.

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