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Mumbai Indians wins it over Gujarat Lions in Super Over

Mumbai Indians had won a thriller in the IPL against Gujarat Lions in the IPL which was extended to “Super Over” for the first time this edition. Gujarat Lions batted first and scored 153-9 in 20 overs with Ishan Kishan topped the team with a score of 48 in 35 deliveries. The batting order collapsed soon with 4 other players followed after him scored a single digit score. Ravindra Jadeja and James Faulkner who came in the tail end scored 28 & 21 to ensure their team has cruised to a decent score.

Chasing 153, Mumbai Indians had a solid start with Parthiv Patel scoring a quick fire 70 and at one stage, it was cruising at 104-3 in 13 overs but their collapse started after the wicket of Rohit Sharma. The team lost wickets in quick succession out of which 4 of them were run-outs. The team ended up scoring 153 in the allotted 20 overs losing all the wickets.

The match then went to Super Over.Mumbai Indians played first and scored 11 runs with Kieron Pollard hitting a 4 and a 6 of James Faulkner. 

Jasprit Bumrah bowled for Mumbai Indians and gave away just 6 runs managing the victory in a tough fought battle between the two teams.  In fact he started the over with a no-ball and then bowled a wide. Aaron Finch and Brendon McCullum were at the crease.

Lasith Malinga secured 4 wickets for Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians now shares 14 points along with Kolkata Knight Riders which is placed at No.1 in the table.

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