Though Mumbai Indians made an impressive performance by restricting the Sunrisers team to 118 runs, they failed to continue their dominance in the second innings even in the fighting saga of Surya Kumar Yadav. They lost their fifth game in the IPL 2018 to SRH by 31 runs. This is the lowest score match in IPL 2018 to date.
The Mumbai Indians made a fiery bowling attack to restrict opponents. But the batsman failed to cruise the team towards victory. On the other hand, they fell into a do or die situation for their next games of IPL. Mayank Markande picked purple cap again by taking 2 wickets in this game and Kane Williamson secured his orange cap from Sanju Samson.
The Mumbai Indians registered lowest Powerplay score by scoring 22 runs by losing 3 wickets. Evin Lewis fell to Sandeep Sharma and Rohit Sharma was caught by Shikhar Dhawan. Ishan Kishan lost his wicket to Mohammed Nabi. In this critical situation, Surya Kumar Yadav and Krunal Pandya made the stand of 40 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. This duo was broken by Rashid Khan by the dismissal of Krunal Pandya at the score of 24 runs. Kieron Pollard hit a six and his score was 9 runs off 6 balls. But he fell to Rashid Khan immediately after the hit.
Though Surya Kumar Yadav fought single-handedly till 15 overs he lost his wicket to Rashid Khan. Siddharth Kaul made an impressive performance to pick three wickets and he dismissed Hardik Pandya, the last player in the middle-order. He stood as the star bowler of this game. Rashid Khan made his best to make up for his previous poor performances by picking crucial wickets besides bowling a maiden over. Shakib Al Hasan became the first left-arm bowler to pick 300 wickets in the shortest form of cricket.
Kane Williamson picked the orange cap by scoring 259 runs out of this series to date. Yusuf Pathan did well for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the death overs but he did not get a good hand to support. Shikhar Dhawan did not do well with the bat in this game but he managed to dismiss two opponent batsmen as a fielder.
Sunrisers Hyderabad 118 all-out, Kane Williamson 29, Yusuf Pathan 22, Mayank Markande 2/15, Hardik Pandya 2/20
Mumbai Indians 87 all out, Surya Kumar Yadav 37, Krunal Pandya 24, Siddharth Kaul 3/23
Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 31 runs
Rashid Khan was awarded the man of the match.