Quinton de Kock struck 53 off 36 deliveries as the Mumbai Indians beat the Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the IPL on Sunday.
The match had all the trademarks of a highly important matchup in the context of the competition with the Capitals and the Indians the inform teams to date.
Batting first the Capitals posted 162-4 in their 20 overs thanks an unbeaten 69 by Shikhar Dhawan at the top of the order.
Despite the early wicket of Rohit Sharma, De Kock and Suryakumar Yadav got the Indians’ run chase on track with a few big blows.
🔝 of the table. 😎
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) October 11, 2020
The pair both brought up their half-centuries but Kagiso Rabada once again delivered with ball in hand with figures of 2-28 in four overs.
It made for a tight finish as the Indians required seven runs from the final over.
Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya, though, saw their team over the line with two deliveries remaining as the Indians moved to the top of the IPL standings thanks to a better net run rate than the Capitals.