Yadav's knock helped MI take a two-point lead at the top of the IPL table and virtually seal a place in the playoffs.
The Mumbai Indians' excellent NRR also means they are nearly sure to finish in the top two, because the Royal Challengers have a game to play against the Capitals, which means only one of those teams can reach 18. Navdeep Saini tried to stop the ball during bowling in the 18th over of CSK's chase and split his webbing.
Earlier, CSK made three changes to their team as Shane Watson, Karn Sharma and Lungi Ngidi replaced Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Monu Kumar Singh. Fortunately, we had a good hand surgeon, he stitched it up nicely. "The wicket got better in the second innings, and having said that, both Sanju and Stokes played really good innings", said Bumrah while replying to an ANI query during a virtual media interaction.
RCB's Virat Kohli bats in nets during a training session in Abu Dhabi.
A plastic surgeon was instantly called to stitch his right webbing.
Virat Kohli: After his initial, shocking slump, Virat Kohli is back in his element. "So we could just monitor over the night and check it after getting ready for the next game", stated Speechly. I can not be sure when he will be good to go. "Unfortunately, you can not compare the two injuries", Speechly explained. Some people can manage it and some can't. KKR would have also got the wicket of Sam Curran in the 15th over had Chakravarthy completed a caught and bowled chance. "I am glad I have been able to do it", said Yadav after his innings.
Yadav kept calm despite wickets falling around him as he hit 10 fours and three sixes in his 43-ball knock that included a 51-run stand with Hardik Pandya who made 17. There is no Aaron Finch. Pandya tried to go over covers but found Mohammad Siraj in the way.
Mumbai Indians have won the toss and chosen to bowl.
With 23 wickets in 12 matches at an average of 16.86, Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada retains the Purple Cap. They would be desperate to beat each other and secure a playoff berth.
Mumbai Indians are now placed at the top of the points table with 14 points from 11 matches.