Deccan Chargers defeated hosts Mumbai Indians by 10 runs on a square turning pitch at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Deccan Chargers defeated hosts Mumbai Indians by 10 runs on a square turning pitch at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Batting first after winning the toss, Deccan Chargers struggled to get going and it was only an eventful last over from Munaf Patel which was taken for 23 runs by Amit Mishra and Shikhar Dhawan that DC got to a modest 135 for 6. Medium pacer Dhawal Kulkarni bowled well for the hosts taking 3 for 26 in 4 overs.
Mumbai Indians with the bat were put on the backfoot at 25 for 3 in the 6th over when Symonds joined Tendulkar but even then the scoring rate went nowhere! By the 16th over, both these big stars got out to have Mumbai reeling at 83 for 6. Finally, Mumbai Indians could only finish with 125 for 8 to lose the match by 10 runs. Amit Mishra had a great day following his unbeaten cameo of 18 from 6 balls with 1 for 18 in 4 overs which got him the Man of the Match.