Suryakumar Yadav scored 53 off solely 32 balls as he together with opener Quinton De Kock who additionally scored 53 as Mumbai Indians displaced Delhi Capitals from the highest of the factors desk after efficiently chasing 163 to win.
Shikhar Dhawan scored 69 however remained unbeaten, and skipper Shreyas Iyer scored 42, however Delhi may submit solely 162/four in stipulated 20 overs.
Quinton de Kock Is An Absolute Match-Winner: Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra commented that batting of Mumbai Indians is fearless and opener Quinton De Kock confirmed the rationale for being one of many match-winners. Aakash Chopra added in the identical breath that they need to have reached the goal a lot earlier. Mumbai Indians made the chase troublesome after dropping three wickets for under 22 runs.
“The Mumbai Indians batting is extraordinarily fearless. They’re taking part in in a carefree method. Rohit bought out early however that was not a difficulty. What’s the type of batting Quinton de Kock is doing. He confirmed that he’s an absolute match-winner,” Aakash Chopra said.
“The beginning was somewhat sluggish however when Quinton began to hit Nortje he confirmed his high quality. And Suryakumar Yadav got here with him and sky is the restrict is what I say for him. Ishan Kishan additionally performed nicely.”
Whereas chasing 163, Mumbai Indians misplaced Rohit Sharma early earlier than Quinton de Kock, and Suryakumar Yadav revived the innings. After the previous was out, Ishan Kishan got here in and scored a brisk 28 off solely 15 balls.
“They made somewhat heavy climate of the chase in the long run as a result of the match shouldn’t have gone to that stage. But when the top is nice, every part is okay,” Aakash Chopra added.
Hardik Pandya failed to attain, however Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya ensured MI’s victory with out additional hiccups.
Suryakumar Yadav Was Gamechanger-Aakash Chopra
Suryakumar Yadav is the seventh highest run-scorer within the main run-scorers listing with 233 runs in 7 matches averaging 38.33. He’s trailed by Indian captain Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill and vice-captain Rohit Sharma which is a sign to his rise in stature.
“I really feel Suryakumar Yadav was the gamechanger within the match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals. The style wherein he’s batting, whether or not you see his photographs over the covers or his flicks or his reduce photographs. “
“The icing on the cake with cherry on high was the flick he performed of Rabada’s bowling for a six. My jaw dropped after watching that six. I mentioned that this participant ought to play for India.”
“I’m saying that earlier than the top of 2020, he will likely be part of the Indian workforce and I really feel he may even play matches for the Indian workforce. It is a voice that’s coming from my coronary heart for this participant and hopefully that occurs.”
Aakash Chopra felt Suryakumar Yadav was the gamechanger and he felt that the batsman must be included in Indian workforce earlier than 2020 ends.