The in-form Mumbai Indians (MI) are out to chase down the will like to continue their winning momentum against Gujarat Lions (GL) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede stadium today.
Gujarat have somewhat redeemed themselves after a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) while Mumbai have six points from four games shedding their poor starters tag.
Head-to-head, Gujarat Lions have a better report card based on the two matches played between the two teams. Gujarat emerged winners on both the occasions. So, it will be interesting to see if Mumbai Indians manage to pull out a win this time around at their home ground.
Here are the highlights of the MI vs GL match:
Game over. Mumbai Indians beat Gujarat Lions by 6 wickets
FOUR!!! On fine-leg Smart batting from Rohit Sharma
Mumbai now need eight runs from the last over
Mumbai Indians need 12 runs in 9 balls
Hardik Pandya joins skipper Rohit Sharma. Hits a boundary on first ball
Pollard falls on 39, Mumbai 4 wickets down.
A brilliant fifty partnership comes up for Rohit and Pollard. Mumbai on verge of victory
That's brutal from Pollard. Another six!!!
Now, its Rohit's turn. Six!!! It's time for the strategic timeout
A four and a six for Kieron Pollard. Super batting by the West Indian
Big shot from the big man. Pollard hits Munaf Patel for a six
Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard are the new entrants at the crease for Mumbai Indians after another jolt. MI 3 wickets down.
Nitish Rana departs after a brilliant knock
Cracking shot by Nitish Rana. Four.
Mumbai Indians in last 4 overs: 35 runs
Praveen Kumar struggling to keep the line right. 3 wide balls in a row
Mumbai Indians in last 2 overs: 14 runs, 1 wkt
Thats a stunner from Praveen Kumar. Parthiv Patel departs
The second innings begins. Mumbai Indians out to chase 176-run target
Two runs to finish the last over. Gujarat Lions put 176-run target for Mumbai Indians thanks to Dinesh Karthik's batting exploits
Dinesh Karthik hits a six. Batting on 44 now
Ishan Kishan departs. Good catch by Krunal Pandya
Gujarat Lions in last 4 overs: 43 runs, 1 wkts
Sloppy fielding from Mumbai. 4 runs
SIX!!! A perfect T20 shot from Dinesh Karthik.
Malinga to Brendon McCullum, out bowled!!
McCullum goes for a big one again. SIX!!!
Brendon McCullum has just completed a superb fifty. Clever batting
Harbhajan Singh scalps Suresh Raina, GL two wickets down
Gujarat Lions in last 4 overs: 27 runs, 0 wkts
Two sixes in a Malinga over is a rare sight. McCullum is on fire
Gujarat skipper Suresh Raina joins Brendon McCullum in the middle
Mumbai Indians draw first blood, Dwayne Smith departs
Mumbai Indians win the toss and invite Gujarat Lions to bat first