The bad days are not ending for Mumbai Indians. No matter how hard they are working, it seems like everything is going in vain and they are failing to get back their old dominance over the pitch. In last night’s match, Delhi Capitals defeated MI by 10 runs. Last night, Mumbai Indians were scheduled to play the 43rd match of the IPL 2024 against Delhi Capitals and Delhi Capitals defeated Mumbai Indians by 10 runs.  Read the blog & stay connected with to get all the sports news, cricket news & IPL news on time.

What is the overview of the match?

It was the 43rd match of the IPL 2024. It was scheduled between Delhi Capitals & Mumbai Indians. The venue of the match was the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Saturday and the match started at 3:30 PM.

Who won the toss and decided to do what?

 Mumbai Indians skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl first against the Delhi Capitals

What happened on the pitch?

Hardik won the toss on behalf of MI and decided to do the fielding first. Maybe he thought that it would be easier for his team to restrict DC. however, it didn’t happen. DC managed to post a target of 257/4 which is praiseworthy.

MI went to the pitch with the tension of managing a target of 258 runs. MI scored over 60 runs in the powerplay but lost Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav in that period. MI’s fight really started with Hardik Pandya scoring 46 off 24 balls. Tilak Varma and Tim David then put up a stand of 70 off 29 balls but it was all too little too late for MI. They finished with a score of 247/9 and thus lost by 10 runs.

This match helped  Fraser-McGurk to break his own record of hitting the fastest fifty in the IPL. In just 15 balls  Fraser-McGurk made a fifty.  Fraser-McGurk even took 18 runs from Bumrah which is literally not easy. However, Bumrah was on the pitch for a short period. Bumrah was on the pitch in the sixth over and game only 3 runs in that.

However, the hitting streak of  Jake Fraser-McGurk was stopped by Piyush Chawla. After this Abhishek Porel fell to Mohammed Nabi on 36 off 27 balls. However, the firework was continued by Shai Hope. He scored 41 runs in just 17 balls. Luke Wood took the wicket of Shai.

Bumrah took the crucial wicket of Rishabh Pant. Pant was only able to score 29 runs in just 19 balls. Tristan Stubbs finished the game unbeaten on 48 off 25 balls.

Player of the match:

Jake Fraser-McGurk won the Player of the Match title for his bashing 84 runs by 27 balls.

Some infamous highlights of the match:

Mumbai Indians’ Ishan Kishan has been fined 10 percent of his match fees for breaching the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct on Saturday during a match against the Delhi Capitals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in its statement that was released in the hours after the match ended in DC’s favor that Kishan has “admitted to the offense and accepted the Match Referee’s sanction”.

The 25 year old batter, has committed an offense under the  “Level 1 offense under Article 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct”. Article 2.2 includes any action(s) outside the course of normal cricket actions, such as “hitting or kicking the wickets and any action(s) which deliberately (i.e. intentionally), recklessly or negligently (in either case even if accidental) results in damage to the advertising boards, boundary fences, dressing room doors, mirrors, windows, and other fixtures and fittings.”

Post-match: who said what?

“Every day that I’m in the middle, I feel better. Every hour on the field matters, I love being on the field. I try to give 100% and it takes some time sometimes. I think the first six in the match give me confidence in a game. The more time I spend in the center, the better I feel,” Pant said after the match.

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