In Match 13 of IPL 2021 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Mishra’s four-haul helped DC restrict MI to a paltry 137 for nine after the five-time champions took first use of the wicket.
In reply, left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan led the run chase with a breezy 45 as DC romped home with six wickets in hand.
The Rishabh Pant-led DC took a small measure of revenge for their defeat in last year’s IPL final as they edged out MI.
It also helped them end a four-match losing sequence against the Rohit Sharma-led MI.
DC vs MI: Mishra, Dhawan star in Delhi Capitals’ six wicket win over Mumbai
At Chepauk, MI suffered a mid-innings slump saw that them surrender five wickets for 17 runs.
It meant only a modest run chase, and DC avoided panic as they clinched the win in the final over, with a boundary from Shimron Hetmyer followed by a no-ball by Kieron Pollard.
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Here are some of the other statistical highlight from the match.
# Both sides came into this match with two wins from three matches in IPL 2021
# With his four-wicket haul Mishra stays second on the all-time list of wicket-takers in the IPL, behind Lasith Malinga.
#DC ended their losing four-match sequence against MI.
#Steve Smith made 33, his highest score in IPL 2021.
#From 67-1, MI collapsed to 84-6, losing five wickets for 17 runs.
MI next take on the KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings on Friday (April 23) at the same venue while DC will lock horns with the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings on Sunday (April 25) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
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