On Thursday, the Mumbai Indians team defeated the Delhi Capitals to advance to the finals of the Indian Premier League 2020. Won by 57 runs in the first qualifier played in Dubai.
Captain Rohit Sharma could not open the account in this match. With this, an unsolicited record was registered in Rohit’s name. Rohit was out for zero for the 13th time in his 194th innings of IPL. He reached the joint first place in the list of batsmen who were out on zero most times in this league.
Apart from Rohit, Harbhajan Singh (88 innings) and Parthiv Patel (137 innings) have also been out on zero for 13 times. Ajinkya Rahane is also included in this list. Rahane has returned to the pavilion without opening an account 13 times in 139 innings of 147 matches.
Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and decided to bowl first. Mumbai scored 200 with the help of strong bowling from Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya. In reply Delhi’s team could only manage 143 runs for 8 wickets. Jasprit Bumrah took four wickets for Mumbai. Trent Boult took two wickets.