IPL 2018, MI vs DD: Three things that you might have missed
Three straight loses for Mumbai Indians to begin this edition of IPL with all three being nail-biters where the match was taken into last over and they found themselves on the wrong side of the results.
Mumbai’s loyal fans however accustomed to this kind of starts from them where they went on to win the trophy in previous seasons.
The destruction in chief for Mumbai Indians this time was Jason Roy who carried his bat chasing 196 almost scoring a century for Delhi Daredevils in his debut for the franchise.
Sportskeeda takes a look at the three unnoticed things from the match which had a considerable impact on the end result.
#1 Mumbai's blazing Powerplay
Promoting Suryakumar Yadav to open the batting for the first time in his IPL career worked wonders for Mumbai where he amassed 53 runs off 32 deliveries and with the help of another blazing knock from Lewis, scored 84 runs in the powerplay which is their best so far.
Both batsmen were positive right from ball one and scored at more than double digits playing proper cricket shots without slogging right through the powerplay. Runs in the powerplay over for Mumbai read: 15,10,15,12,14 & 18.