Delhi Capitals registered a narrow four-wicket win in their first game against Mumbai Indians at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. It was also the second match of the Indian Premier League 2022. After the match, Mumbai Indian’s captain Rohit Sharma was fined ₹12 lakhs For maintaining a Slow Over-rate in the game.
As it was the team’s first mistake of the season for the slow-overate, under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to slow over-rate offense, Mumbai Indians skipper, Rohit Sharma was fined ₹12 lakhs.
Earlier today, After opting to bowl first Delhi Capitals fielded only two overseas players in their XI with many overseas players are on national duty including David Warner and Mitchell Marsh. It was also only the second instance of a team playing only two overseas players in an IPL match the first one being Kolkata Knight Riders.
For Mumbai Indians, Ishan Kishan smashed the Delhi Capitals bowlers all around the ground and he scored an unbeaten 81 from 48 balls. Ishan’s knock was studded with 11 boundaries and a six as he batted with a strike rate of 168.75. Ishan and Rohit added 67 runs for the first wicket before Kuldeep Yadav the pick of the bowlers for Delhi Capitals took 3 wickets including Rohit Sharma, Anmolpreet, and Kieron Pollard.
Mumbai Indians ended with 177/5 after their allotted 20 overs which looked to be challenging for the Capitals but played with positive intent but Mumbai bowler Murugan Ashwin took a couple of wickets in one over to put the brakes on Delhi Capitals run chase.